BBC Radio WM Interview

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Managing Director ‘Ro Hands’ was recently asked to appear on the BBC Radio West Midlands morning show to discuss LearnPlay Foundation. Questions arose about engaging with disadvantaged young people, supporting the elderly and an insight into how LearnPlay has helped…

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Little Big Planet at The Public

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LEGENDS BY LEARNPLAY FOUNDATION A new Black Country themed interactive game designed by apprentices from LearnPlay Foundation in the style of Little Big Planet. Gallery opening times: Wednesday to Saturday, 10am – 5pm Sunday, 11am – 3pm

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Gaming Zone at The Public

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If you ever wanted to know more about computer gaming then now is your chance. Come along and work with young apprentice game designers, learning how to design, build and play your very own game levels. Book early to avoid…

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Passionate support for The Public

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Bayard’s Colts Project – Folk Music Video

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The LearnPlay Film department contributed to the creation of ‘The Tatman’ folk song video for the Walsall based heritage project Bayard’s Colts Project in partnership with Digital Native Academy

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What links deprived young people, video games & the EU?

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In a room plastered with storyboard plans for computer games, teenagers are clustered around screens. Some are testing ideas, others learning about programming and design techniques. All are from deprived communities in the West Midlands. None would be here if…

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Digital media offers hope of real world jobs

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An organisation specialising in the virtual world of interactive digital media is giving jobless young people the opportunity to develop exciting new careers in the real world. Young people from across the West Midlands are being given training in computer…

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What links deprived young people, video games, and the EU?

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John Harris, the Guardian In a room plastered with storyboard plans for computer games, teenagers are clustered around screens. Some are testing ideas, others learning about programming and design techniques. All are from deprived communities in the West Midlands. None…

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Rubery children create computer game

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COMPUTER games have long been held up as the prime example of children wasting time but a project in Birmingham has been showing how youngsters can learn from them. Children at Reaside Junior School, in Rubery, have created their own…

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