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Monday, July 31 • 1:45pm - 2:00pm
How Gaming is Bringing Education to Children in Conflict Zones

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An estimated 2.5M Syrian children have had their education disrupted by six years of conflict. Norad - The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation has sponsored the development of two free mobile learning games. The apps, "Antura and the Letters" and "Feed the Monster", help teach basic Arabic literacy skills to out of school children ages 5-10.

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Rachel Alves

Digital Strategist, NORAD - Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
Rachel is a Digital Analyst and Strategist with over six years experience in the gaming industry managing AAA core and casual titles. She holds a degree in Sustainable Development from St Andrews University, where she wrote papers on how to use gamification and digital tactics to... Read More →

Monday July 31, 2017 1:45pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 104