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Students to learn Minecraft & Candy Crush

A brand new teaching programme from Cork is using video games - like Minecraft and Candy Crush - to...
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Students to learn Minecraft & Candy Crush

TodayFM
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1:14 PM - 29 Sep 2015



A brand new teaching programme from Cork is using video games - like Minecraft and Candy Crush - to teach children technology in schools across the world.

It's after an OECD report warned against the effectiveness of using technology for longer periods of time at improving student outcomes.

More than 24 thousand students across the world have signed up to the UCC programme.

Helen Vaughan reports.



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