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Head of Marketing
Emma Cooper has been working in digital media for over 15 years, moving from e-learning to making games to BAFTA-winning creative digital for broadcast to EdTech. Pimoroni make electronics accessible and attractive, they’re on a mission to spread knowledge, fun, and ideas. Emma also produces Playground, an interactive art exhibition for children that runs alongside the conference. Her career highlights so far include working on a game that was recreated by astronauts aboard the International Space Station… in ACTUAL SPACE!
Play Patterns in Digital
Child development doesn’t change, but its context does. In today’s digital world, do new playthings extend or enhance classic play patterns, or are they trying to invent new ones?
Play to Learn or Learn to Play?
Digital learning games promised a bright future for education and engagement of young people. But what difference have they really made in the last 10 years? What does the future hold for game-based learning and can it really compete with game-based fun?
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