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So, you are good at computers and gaming?  Or ...                                                                      You love the idea of coding, making your own game or YouTube channel?

Or...   You like earning certificates for your CV?

Try the on-line challenges, have fun, learn and earn as you do it. 
Use the iDEA programme, for all ages. 
Can count towards the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. 
Will help with job and college applications.
Still need convincing? Watch the short video:

About iDEA

The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA is an international programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free.
Through our series of online challenges, you can win career-enhancing badges, unlock new opportunities and, ultimately, gain industry-recognised Awards that help you stand out from the crowd.

Instructions for students

It's easy to sign up to iDEA & it doesn't take long! 
Go to 👉 & type in a nickname, your date of birth, email address & create a password.
Your Password on iDEA will need to be at least eight characters long, contain at least one symbol & at least one number. 
*If you are 13 years old or younger you will be asked to provide the name & email address of your teacher or parent when you are signing up.
If your teacher has given you a code to join your school with, you should click on ‘Edit Profile’ under your nickname in the top right of the screen, then add the code press ‘Add’ & then ‘Save’. See in your epraise message box for the code to join the school group, or ask your key worker for the IDEA code.

Now you can start completing digital badges & earing points towards Awards! 
You can re-watch the tutorial on iDEA at any time by clicking on the ‘?’ button.
CLICK HERE to download a copy of these instructions.

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