Learning with Games workshops

Dale and Carl have shared their ideas, activities and games to audiences all over the world! Check out the information below to learn more, and if you’re interested in having Learning with Games run your next professional learning workshop get in touch now!

Want to attend one of our workshops?!  Scroll past the video to see a list of our 2019 workshops

Upcoming workshops

Join Carl Condliffe and Dale Sidebottom for a full day of gamified learning. Suitable for Primary and Secondary school teachers.

About this Event

Have you ever wondered why children and adults love video games? The short and obvious answer is, they’re fun. Video games are designed to challenge and engage all age groups. Gamification is a term that, Learning with Games have taken and turned into a radical new teaching model.

Join Carl Condliffe and Dale Sidebottom for a full day of gamified learning. Both teachers are world renowned educators. Today’s workshop is designed for primary school and secondary school teachers, looking for new ways to get maximum buy in and engagement from their students.

Carl is a Health and PE teacher from Wellington, NZ. He is well known from his innovative approaches to PE and his advocacy for gamification and flipped learning in the classroom. Carl’s passion for gamification comes from his experience as a semi-professional gamer, where he visited a number of countries competing on the world stage!

Carl hosts the popular NZPETeachercast, a podcast sharing inspirational stories from educators within NZ and around the world. He also manages and runs My Study Series (, an online learning platform supporting Kiwi students through NCEA.

Dale has been referred to as the “energiser bunny of the PE world”. He is also the owner of ‘Bottoms Up Fitness’ (, where he has changed the way fitness is conducted in school settings around the world. is also another of Dales businesses where he has created over 35 mobile applications for teachers ( Along with his brand Energetic Education podcast and new Learning with Games site, Dale is excited to be sharing his enthusiasm and energy with you today.

The workshop is split in to three sections, Carl and Dale will take you through some of the latest and best practices for teaching:

  • Gamification throughout the school
  • Class based board games
  • Musical workouts
  • Brain and energy breaks
  • Dice and card fitness for all subjects
  • Team building fitness games
  • Game development and cross curricular activities
  • Plus much more

Teachers who attend will also receive one year free access to the “Learning with Games” online teaching website valued at $79 USD which includes access to our Level 1 Gamification Certification!

Previous attendee’s comments:

“Their high energy and passion for teaching is evident in the workshops they run. I would highly recommend Carl and Dale.”

“This is the most fun I have had in a single day PD ever”.

“My students are going to be blown away when I start using these resources. Dale and Carl’s knowledge and content has been such a worthwhile PD for my teaching development”.

Attendees are guaranteed to walk away with best practice ideas for immediate physical education use. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to participate in a hands on day of learning. Participants will be able to enjoy all the amazing resources and ideas that Carl and Dale have created to help them in the classroom.

Food will be catered for on the day.

If you have any questions about the workshop, then please feel free to email us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Terms & Conditions

All ticket orders are final, however, if you’re unable to attend the workshop you can transfer your ticket to another person or receive a credit for another event at a later date.