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VRWorldTech dubs Virtual_Decisions: KNIVES a "really engaging way to educate young people".
Mark Dugdale has covered the Virtual_Decisions: KNIVES trials on the VR World Tech website, in his latest article, “VR proves impactful in educating young people about dangers of knife crime”.
BBC Radio West Midlands: Virtual_Decisions Feature
Round Midnight were visited by BBC Radio West Midlands journalist Robert Trigg in March. Mr. Trigg came along to our Birmingham office to try out Virtual_Decisions, our groundbreaking VR film that tackles challenging PSHE subjects with student’s own decision making abilities at its core.
Both the interview and the BBC Radio West Midlands feature were brought about by the ‘Knives Cost Lives’ campaign which was a collaborative initiative between the BBC and West Midlands Police.
‘Knives Cost lives’ has been running across the BBC breakfast show in the Midlands and a number of amnesty bins have also been placed across Birmingham and the Black Country in an effort to raise awareness over the rising concern of knife crime in the area.
BBC Radio: Discussing Virtual_Decisions
One of our directors, Stuart Lane, discussed Virtual_Decisions on BBC Radio with Jeremy Vine for the segment on ‘Violent Crime’.
Take a listen below:
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VIRTUAL_DECISIONS was featured as part of a short Channel 4 News documentary “VR vs GANGS” (filmed by Reuben + Jamie Ltd). Pupils, teachers, youth workers and police were interviewed to see if this kind of VR experience can offer young people a safe-environment to explore subjects of peer pressure, violent behaviour and gang culture.