The event will touch on creativity and co-creativity through the medium of play and games and the design process of such activities. Game and play design should tap into our own experiences to enable a more holistic approach for designing new learning activities for our learners. And learners can have a deeper and a more collaborative learning experience through the process of creating and co-creating. Case studies will include the management of the co-creative process and evaluation at the Université Côte d’Azur (keynote from Professor Margarida Romero) and the engagement with teachers and learners at rural schools in Malaysia via the Newton-Funded CreativeCulture project ( The event will also have optional hands-on workshops on playful activities

This event is co-hosted by the CreativeCulture project, which is a spin-off initiative from the GameChangers programme (

What are the benefits?

Discussions into the practice, research and development of creativity and co-creativity through play and games, which will include practical insights into the different initiatives that are adaptable and adoptable.

Topics covered

  • Game-based learning
  • Game design thinking
  • Creativity and co-creativity
  • Engagement with rural communities