About Minecraft Edu
MinecraftEdu is a school-ready remix of the original smash hit game Minecraft, played by over 30 million people worldwide. It contains many additions to the original game that make it more useful and appropriate in a school setting. TeacherGaming, the company behind MinecraftEdu, licenses Minecraft from Mojang for the explicit purpose of making the game more affordable and accessible to educational institutions worldwide.
MinecraftEdu has been used to teach a wide range of subjects. Teachers have successfully used the game to teach History, Math, Art, Programming, Creative Writing, Science, Music, Digital Citizenship, Religion and more. A very active community is creating and sharing content every day.
Watch this video to learn about the benefits of using Minecraft Edu in your classroom.
In March 2015, CultureTECH secured funding from the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure to make MinecraftEdu available to every post-primary school in Northern Ireland. Honeycomb - Creative Works delivered train-the trainer teacher CPD to teachers to help them roll Minecraft Edu out to all schools.