NextGen is very proud to have been nominated for a TIGA Games Industry Awards 2020 for Best Education Initiative and Talent Development! NextGen has been shortlisted in partnership with Ubisoft EMEA Consumer Relationship Centre and the Corporate and Professional Education team at the University of Sunderland for developing the industry’s first Level 4 Digital Community Manager Apprenticeship Standard.
Marcia Deakin, Games Partnership Director at NextGen, said:
"We are thrilled that Ubisoft and University of Sunderland are the first organisations in England to embark upon the Digital Community Manager Apprenticeship, it opens up a new educational route into this vital role that is industry-led and approved, and we look forward to seeing the first cohort progress. Thank you to everyone who has worked with us to develop this exciting qualification, and congratulations to all of the shortlisted organisations and programmes!"
The TIGA Games Industry Awards ceremony will be held virtually this year and will be streamed on their social media channels, free of charge on 24th, 25th and 26th November 2020.