This report presents the findings from a study which looked at the educational impact of esports on students and schools. Schools taking part in the Digital Schoolhouse esports tournament 2018 were the primary focus of this study.
The tournament aims to use esports to deliver an immersive careers education experience in order to help close the digital skills gap. Students took part in the tournament as either competing players or as part of the events management team with whole school responsibility for the tournament delivery. Industry engaged with schools and students throughout.