Challenge your students with the NZTA Games Design Competition

(Last Updated On: March 1, 2016)


nzta game screenshot (for sidebar)Got the best road safety game idea? Gather your team, make it happen and win!

Organised by the NZ Transport Agency, the Game Design Competition 2016 is open to Year 7-13 students and runs through Terms 1 and 2. It provides an authentic context for students to design digital or non-digital games about road safety.

There are two categories:

  • Game Design Document 
  • Or Playable Game + Game Design Document. 

Entries are by teams of three or more. The competition website includes game design tasks linked to curriculum resources across several learning areas.

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Game design creates collaborative ‘hum’

Wellington  teacher Diana-Grace Morris makes time for her students to design games in class because it fosters a unique interaction among them she doesn’t see in any other learning activities,

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