David Bradshaw

10 points for Gryffindor? – Taking gamification a step further

Gamification is often associated with giving points to different teams as seen in the Harry Potter films. However, it can be much more than this, drawing from how students react to the challenges they face when playing complex games. This talk will explore how we can turn these reactions into an effective strategy, with practical tips and activities.

David Bradshaw has been associated with Cambridge Assessment English for twenty years, initially while working as Head of Modern Languages in a series of bilingual schools. He currently works full time in their Madrid Office as Senior Assessment Services Manager for Spain and Portugal. He holds a degree in English Language and Literature and a M.Ed. in Applied Linguistics.