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Piloting groups

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Piloting groups

SGSCC (Serious Games for Social & Creativity Competence) project organised a dedicated workshop “Social competences & creativity as a stepping stone towards personal growth, social development and employability” on 17 December 2014 in Brussels, Belgium at VLEVA premises, focusing on the importance of social skills and creativity for people with disabilities which is fundamental to both social integration and professional self-realisation.

http://games4competence.eu/

The SGSCC (Serious Games for Social & Creativity Competencies – 531134-LLP-1-2012-1-BG-KA3-KA3MP) project has been partially funded under the Lifelong Learning program. This web site reflects the views only of the author(s), and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Piloting groups

  1. 1. Serious Games for Social & Creativity Competencies Piloting Groups Interactive Systems Research Group, SAT, NTU.
  2. 2. St Paul’s Development Trust, Birmingham • St Paul’s is a small independent school in the heart of Balsall Heath that supports young people who have experienced difficulties in main stream education. • They provide a welcoming environment for key stage 3 and 4 (12-19 years old) pupils who have behavioural and special educational needs. • They offer pupils the opportunity to learn in small supportive classes, enabling them to reach their full potential. • NTU has already approached the Head Teacher • St. Paul's Community Development Trust Hertford Street Balsall Heath B12 8NJ 25 January 2015 2
  3. 3. Sutherland House School, Nottingham. • Sutherland House School is a specialist day school for pupils and students with autism. They make provision for up to 94 pupils and students between the ages of 3 and 19 years. • Pupils attend on a daily basis and are placed by Local Authorities throughout the East Midlands. • Their overall objective at the school is to provide the highest quality specialist education – addressing the specific needs of autism as well as the individuality of each pupil and his or her family • Collaborators in testing – Sue Cobb (University of Nottingham) and Chris Leach (Teacher at School). 25 January 2015 3 • Sutherland Road, Nottingham NG3 7AP • 0115 987 3375
  4. 4. Madley Academy, Telford • Madley Academy is a mainstream LEA state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16 years. • Deals with students at risk of exclusion, special educational needs, and with behavioural issues with full time counsellor • http://www.madeleyacademy.com/ • Madeley Academy, Castlefields Way, • Madeley, Telford TF7 5FB, Castlefields Way, Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF7 5FB 01952 527700 25 January 2015 4
  5. 5. Outcome measures for piloting • Open Questions: Co-discovery? Number of testing sites, number of participants? Repeated sessions? Ethical Consent? • Other measures: • Observation (collaboration, communication, Assertiveness, goal completion, engagement, assistance required) • Parent report measures (diary over repeated sessions?) • Self-report measures (blog?) • Sociometric measures (i.e., peer nominations) • Teachers report measures (e.g., Bsquared) • Recovery Star Models: http://www.outcomesstar.org.uk/star-model-of- change/ • SSAT Engagement Scale: http://complexld.ssatrust.org.uk/project- resources/engagement-profile-scale.html • In game scores/achievements 25 January 2015 5
  6. 6. 25 January 2015 6 This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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