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Play and Learning Through Esports: Esports Heroes Inc To Implement Scholastic Esports Programs as it Creates a Local NASEF Affiliate

Wed, Jan 19, 2022 - 11:28 AM

Strong national network enables Esports Heroes Inc to offer significant learning opportunities related to esports while expanding tournament play through the North America Scholastic Esports Federation

(Atlanta, GA – January 14, 2022)—Esports are booming, and students in Vietnam are excited to not just play the games, but to pursue related careers. To support this thirst for competition and education, Esports Heroes Inc LLC has just become an affiliate of the North America Scholastic Esports Federation. NASEF will provide free tournaments, programs, curriculum, and expertise to help scholastic esports grow and thrive in Vietnam.

NASEF leverages massive student interest in team-based competitive video gaming, offering meaningful career and STEM education alongside tournaments. Students learn about possible career pathways, enter Beyond the Game creative and analytic challenges, manage clubs and events and fundraising, and compete in tournaments in popular titles including but not limited to: Rocket League, Chess, League of Legends and Minecraft, to name a few.

“Our aim is to improve student engagement and attendance by through innovative nontraditional curriculum such as esports for middle and high schools in Vietnam,” said Hiroaki Watanabe, Director of Esports Heroes Inc.

Esports Heroes Inc’s vision is to create and foster competitive esports programs through the lens of academics and learning in Vietnamese middle schools and high schools by providing assistance, organizing tournaments, and presenting information to schools and advisers.

NASEF offers a unique focus on diversity with an emphasis on cultivating talents in potentially underserved populations and provide a pathway to college scholarships and careers in the gaming industry. 

Research demonstrates the effectiveness of esports as a tool for meaningful STEM and social-emotional learning,said Gerald Solomon, founder and executive director of NASEF. “We’re thrilled to have Esports Heroes Inc in the NASEF family, where educators will be able to learn best practices from other community networks with experience implementing scholastic esports programs. Of course, the students will be thrilled to take part in huge tournaments in popular games. We’re excited to support the Esports Heroes Inc and see the growth across Vietnam in the coming years.”

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Learn more at the NASEF website or the Esports Heroes Inc website. Schools across Vietnam are invited to join Esports Heroes Inc and NASEF and tap into their events and resources. Find Esports Heroes Inc at at Esportsheroes.vn and on Facebook, Discord.

About the North America Scholastic Esports Federation

The North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) is on a mission to provide opportunities for all students to use esports as a platform to acquire STEM/STEAM-based skills and critical communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to thrive in work and in life. Find NASEF at NASEF.org and on Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

About Esports Heroes Inc:

Esports Heroes Inc is a Vietnam incorporated company aiming to bring seamless, easy and rewarding ESPORTS competitions to schools and educational communities in Vietnam. We educate Vietnamese schools about ESPORTS as a curriculum using NASEF’s approach. In doing so, we ensure schools can maximize their resources and respective students can reach their potentials via ESPORTS.

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