When

November 2017

Starting at 8.30 am till 5.30 pm

Where

Singapore

An Amazing Learning Opportunity

The Academy of Play is a 3-day enrichment programme that equips pupils with 21st century skills through the 3 aspects of game development: programming, design and art. Attendees get the unique experience of a business tech conference and job fair as they learn new skills, brainstorm with their peers and recruit new members to work on their team’s game prototype. Students will be attending sessions in each track of their choosing as per a typical industry conference. Attendees get the unique experience of a business tech conference and job fair as they learn new skills, brainstorm with their peers and recruit new members to work on their team’s game prototype.

What will pupils learn?

  • How to collaborate, negotiate and lead with their peers as they journey through the stages of game development:
    • Ideation
    • Pitch presentations
    • Recruitment of new members
    • Development of a prototype
  • Meeting industry experts and be introduced to the “Big Picture” of the Science, Technology Engineering and Math fields in Singapore and the various career options available post-secondary
  • Creativity, technical and problem-solving skills

Certificates

Upon completing the three day course, students will be given a certificate.

Programming Track

The programming track will provide students a basic understanding of coding, logic and an idea as to what a course in computer science could be like in and perhaps in the future career in the field of information technology.

Design Track

The design track will cover the fundamentals of designing narratives, exploring ideas and looking at new techniques to develop games for learning and beyond. There will also be opportunities to hear from industry professionals who have been working in the game development and design field.

Art Track

The art track will bring together the experts from the drawing and animation disciplines to give hands-on sessions for students to try out their hand in the different styles and techniques. Photography will also be explored through the basics and advanced techniques such as understanding the rule of thirds, time-lapses and more with the use of iPads provided.

Event Schedule

Amazing speakers, check them out!

Skills for success in the 21st Century - Learn how to apply inventive thinking to your life • Cyber-wellness and Cyber-literacy tips Find out how to protect yourself from online threats • Games to improve learning • Career possibilities in Games and Media

Speakers

Meet the experts who have presented at AOP events

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04-Nov-2015 07:59, SAMSUNG GT-I9305, 2.6, 3.7mm, 0.059 sec, ISO 125
 
04-Nov-2015 07:59, SAMSUNG GT-I9305, 2.6, 3.7mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 100
04-Nov-2015 08:00, SAMSUNG GT-I9305, 2.6, 3.7mm, 0.042 sec, ISO 125
04-Nov-2015 08:29, SAMSUNG GT-I9305, 2.6, 3.7mm, 0.05 sec, ISO 125
 
04-Nov-2015 08:30, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 320
04-Nov-2015 08:53, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.013 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 08:59, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 22.0mm, 0.01 sec, ISO 400
 
04-Nov-2015 09:02, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.008 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:09, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.008 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:15, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.017 sec, ISO 400
 
04-Nov-2015 09:16, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.017 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:16, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.017 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:17, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.008 sec, ISO 400
 
04-Nov-2015 09:25, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 23.0mm, 0.006 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:28, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 16.0mm, 0.008 sec, ISO 400
04-Nov-2015 09:31, Canon Canon EOS 600D, 2.8, 35.0mm, 0.013 sec, ISO 400
 

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Want More Info? You could give us a call @ +65 64120728 or email us using the form below. The Playware office is located at 102F Pasir Panjang Road, #08-01, Singapore 118530