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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