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The Manchester College
Ben has worked in Further Education for 10 years, covering Games Art, Games Development, Animation and VFX, and has more recently been working in Higher Education which includes Games Art and VFX. In addition, Ben works for University of Arts, London as a Lead Moderator on Art & Design and Creative Media courses, and runs the Graphic Design competition for World Skills, working alongside Ideas Foundation.
Ben’s key interests are using the strengths and needs of the creative sector to integrate students of all backgrounds and levels of success in formal education, and bringing the most contemporary and relevant skills into classrooms.
Roundtable 2: Skilling up
In this roundtable we discuss how education and training providers are supporting the industry as the animation, gaming and VFX sector continues to struggle with accessing and recruiting entry level work-ready talent. The roundtable will feature insights from further education, apprenticeships and training providers.