Kucheza Gaming: Schoolhouse of the month (December)
We are lucky to work with some of the most creative and ingenious teachers you can find. Here, you'll discover the amazing work that our Schoolhouse do. Each month we'll be featuring one of our Schoolhouses, so you can learn more about this amazing community of schools and colleges.
Our December Schoolhouse of the month is the wonderful Kucheza Gaming! Kucheza Gaming is an Africa focused esports and games company for ages 6 -18 years which harnesses “play” as a force for youth development and empowerment in Africa. Reflected by their namesake “Kucheza” - a Swahili word meaning “play” or “to play” - the organisation demonstrates a new level of value in gaming. Kucheza has been helping Nigerian pupils with access to meaningful opportunities that enable digital skills development and showcase a breadth of related careers in tandem.
How long have you been part of Digital Schoolhouse?
Over 2 years!
What has it been like to launch Digital Schoolhouse in Nigeria?
It has been exciting introducing playful computing curriculum to schools in Nigeria. Students are excited about the workshops and it has given computing teachers a new way of teaching in their classrooms. The engagement with the students using the workshops has been very good.
What video games/ or game are you currently playing/ enjoying?
Call of Duty
What do you love about being a teacher?
The ability to impact and pass on knowledge
What was your favourite light-bulb or creative moment as teacher?
Seeing how little activities produces a great deal of learning in the classroom
What are you most looking forward to this year as a Schoolhouse?
Extending our reach using the different workshops as a driver and also creating our own localised workshop!