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Professional Learning: Welcome to the National Game Design Challenge! (Teacher)

Live Event

Arludo’s Game Design Challenge is here! Join our professional learning session for primary teachers to find out how to get involved.


Are you looking for an innovative way to engage your students in STEAM learning? Join our upcoming professional learning session on the National Game Design Challenge!

In this session, you’ll get an overview of Arludo’s Game Design Challenge, a national competition where students get to design a mobile videogame to test their most pressing science question.

Associate Professor Michael Kasumovic will walk you through every step in the Game Design Challenge including:

  • How to register
  • How the Challenge is aligned across the curriculum
  • How videogames teach science
  • The four lesson plans and worksheets
  • Prizes on offer

By participating in the Game Design Challenge, your students will have the chance to unleash their creativity while learning STEAM content and skills. The Challenge is free to enter and is open to all primary students between grades 3 – 6 at school in Australia. More information on the Challenge is available here.



Event Details

Date & Time

  24-Apr-2023    03:30PM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform



1 Hour



Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Professional Development

Presenter Bio

Michael Kasumovic is an Associate Professor in Evolutionary Biology at UNSW Sydney and the Founder of Arludo. He is an award-winning researcher, science communicator and educator, with a long track record working with students at the university, secondary and primary levels.
His research ultimately gave rise to Arludo in 2015, which has since developed 30 science-based mobile games for educational purposes, with over 300,000 downloads and 10 million scientific data points collected through student gameplay.
Through Arludo, his mission is to increase interest in STEM topics and improve scientific thinking for students of all genders, ages, and socioeconomic levels.

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Technology and Materials Requirements

This session will run via Zoom. A device with internet connectivity with the capability of streaming video is required.

Attendees can choose to have their cameras enabled or disabled, but all microphones will be muted.

The session will include a live presentation and time for a Q&A. Questions can either be submitted as part of your DART booking form or in the Zoom chat.

More Information About This Event

More information about Arludo’s National Game Design Challenge including FAQs, Terms and Conditions and how to register can be found here: https://arludo.com/gdc2023/

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Arludo

Phone: Send us an email!

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://arludo.com/gdc2023

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