Esports in Education – Christchurch

Professional development (PD) Canterbury

Posted: 19 July 2021
Notice reference #: 1HANPo

Are you ready to learn all about Esports and how you can show ākonga future possibilities in the Esports profession?

Then this Introduction to Esports is for you. 

Join us on
Thursday 29 July
Christchurch - venue TBC 

This hui will give you an overview of the esports industry. 

During the hui, we will discuss

  • Some of the factors underpinning esports activities and events (locally and abroad)
  • Delve into career opportunities in esports that ākonga might pursue
  • Explore the differences between esports participation and recreational video games.

You will be equipped to have conversations with kaiako, ākonga and school leadership about the opportunities and risks presented by launching an esports program at your school. 

Who is this event for?
This session is suitable for Y6–7 and up kaiako and senior leaders who are interested in implementing an Esports programme in their school and showing their ākonga new and exciting futures Esports. 

Why is this event free?
This is a free event to support kaiako. Here at impactED we are activists against boring PLD, plus we know kaiako work hard and deserve the best PLD possible so they can then give the best to their ākonga.

We are passionate about education and believe in sharing our mahi with as many kaiako and ākonga as possible. To make this happen we collaborate with other amazing PLD facilitators and are granted funding by respective organisations. 

Delicious kai and refreshments will be available.

Events summary


29 July 2021 – 29 July 2021

Further information

Contact: Patricia Mary

 (021) 182 5035