The Power of Esports in Education: A guide to getting started

Esports has gained significant popularity across Asia in recent years, with the region considered one of the epicentres of the global esports industry. As a growing number of career opportunities emerge within esports, educational institutions, including schools, colleges, and universities, are increasingly exploring ways to support learners interested in pursuing a career in this dynamic field.

Join us in this session, where experts from various organisations and perspectives will delve into the benefits of integrating esports into education and the skills and career development opportunities it can unlock for students. Hear directly from educators who have successfully implemented esports programmes within their schools and gain practical strategies to kickstart your esports in education journey.

Thursday 05 October 11:00 - 11:50 Classroom Theatre


Add to calendar 10/05/2023 11:00 10/05/2023 11:50 The Power of Esports in Education: A guide to getting started

Discover how esports is flourishing in Asia and how educational institutions are embedding it to support students in pursuing careers in this dynamic field.

Classroom Theatre Asia/Shanghai


Gerald Solomon

Founder, Executive Director, NASEF – Network of Academic and Scholastic Esports Federations


Akihiro Matsubara

Chairman,  NASEF JAPAN

Jennifer Lim

IB Design Educator, Esports Teacher, Service and Personal Project Coordinator, XCL World Academy

Nalain Naidoo

CEO and Co-Founder Swiss Quality Events, Swiss Quality Events