How Quickly is Esports Growing in Education?

Published 27 Aug 2019

Esports continues to grow rapidly in the sports entertainment industry, internationally and now primary/secondary and higher education institutions are starting to acknowledge the educational benefits. As schools begin to incorporate esports programs into their curriculum they are seeing unexpected added benefits, such as heightened recruiting and retention rates. A recent survey we completed found that one of the main reasons schools are hesitant to implement esports is a lack of expertise around the infrastructure. The reality is, students are interested in esports being incorporated in their educational program; schools just need the correct tools to help them get it started.

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