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Going platinum in the educational gaming industry

Posted on July 29th, 2016

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In the past month, the power of mobile gaming has been blazingly illuminated by the rise of Pokemon Go, which has swept the world, engaging millions of children. Certainly, the beauty of truly exceptional video games is the passion provoked in players. As such, here at Kuato, we always adopt a ‘game-first’ approach when creating our educational games….

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Kuato Studios recognized by President Obama at White House Science Fair 2016

Posted on April 14th, 2016

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We are delighted to be included in today’s White House Science Fair announcement. This annual Fair celebrates student winners from a broad range of STEM competitions across the US. The White House said: Kuato Studios is committing to reach thousands of schools across 30 states with free STEM content. Through games, Kuato aims to inspire…

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Between the Lines

Posted on February 10th, 2016

“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” John Dewey, In October, Mark Horneff and David Miller were guests on the PBS show, Between the Lines. Hosted by Emmy award-winning Barry Kibrick, this long-running show, syndicated throughout the US, has featured a number of high profile guests, from legendary…

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Girls In STEM

Posted on January 28th, 2016

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On 28 January, Kuato took part in a major STEM event for girls. Organised by Stemettes, a social enterprise that inspires girls into technology and science careers, Girls in STEM was an inspiring day of positive reinforcement, encouraging girls to consider Computer Science and STEM careers, perhaps for the first time. 1800 girls drawn from…

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Hakitzu Elite – Featured in the iTunes “Learn to Code” Collection

Posted on November 23rd, 2014

  Kuato Studios is proud to announce that Hakitzu Elite has been featured as the top app in the iTunes “Learning to Code” section of the iTunes App Store for Educational Apps. A great start to Computer Science Education Week! Take a look here: http://bit.ly/18I7jUW  Haktizu is great for students who want to learn code, but…

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#Skimhack weekend with the Stemettes

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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This weekend we headed to Skimlinks, London HQ for the Stemettes #Skimhack weekend, where we introduced girls aged 5 – 22 (and their parents!) to JavaScript with Hakitzu. The theme for the weekend was dancing and shopping and all the girls were there to learn about and be creative with JavaScript. For those who hadn’t…

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100 Hours of Code at Holme Valley Primary School – Written by Year 5 students

Posted on July 21st, 2014

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Recently, we headed to Holme Valley Primary School in Scunthrope to run a 100 Hours of Code session with some Year 5 students. We really enjoyed the session and were delighted to receive the following thank you notes from the students. Here is what they said: Thank you for coming all the way from London…

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100 Hours of Code at Fulham Prep School – Guest blog by Piers Young

Posted on June 6th, 2014

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It has been 3 weeks now since Kuato Studios came in to our school and the children are still excited. There have been arguments, yes.  Some are convinced they have coded a game, while some are convinced they’ve only learnt the basics.  All, though, are walking tall because they have managed to get code working…

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Training a new generation of artists and designers

Posted on May 7th, 2014

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Our commitment to education has taken on an international dimension in an exciting partnership with the prestigious Shantou University in Guangdong Province, China. Shantou University was founded by Mr Li Ka Shing, founder of the Li Ka Shing Foundation and a key supporter of Kuato Studios. The aim of Shantou University, whose emblem fittingly is the…

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40 Hours Down, 60 Hours To Go!

Posted on April 30th, 2014

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“It was fun, but good fun. I’ve got a bit of a headache but I think I’m probably cleverer now.” The sentiments of one Year 6 student at Fulham Prep School succinctly capture recent reactions to Hakitzu during Kuato Studios’ introductory programming sessions. Hakitzu has helped launch the Studio’s 100 Hours of Code initiative; a commitment to…

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