Survey Shows Majority Of Children Want Gaming In Schools

According to a recent survey by HyperX, more than half of children think gaming should be incorporated into school curriculums. Furthermore, children would also like to see esports extra-curricular activities brought to their schools.

A survey of 13 to 18-year-olds found that 55% of young people believe gaming is a path to a future career. On top of this, 40% of parents surveyed believe gaming could provide a path to a future career.

“Children understand how vast and exciting the gaming industry is. Our children engage with drama and music at school, why not video gaming,” asked Dr. Dieter Declercq, a lecturer in film and media studies at the University of Kent. “Indeed, our research shows that half of children consider e-sports a real sport and 70% of parents think gaming is a way to improve skills like problem-solving, multi-tasking, and decision making.”

This survey was carried out by gaming accessories firm HyperX. The company was founded in 2002 and currently operates out of Fountain Valley, California.

(All information was provided by Yahoo! Finance)

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