Upcoming Events and News from @MicrosoftEduUK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news and upcoming events happening this month! Celebrate and help cultivate world literacy with new #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on February 20th With Literacy Month firmly in mind,…


Leveraging the Microsoft Educator Community for CPD

    The Microsoft Educator Community is a free professional learning platform designed to support and train educators using Microsoft products for teaching and learning. Build your skills on Windows 10, take interactive quizzes and earn badges to become a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator. Once registered you will find courses, resources, training and lessons, and…


Microsoft Teams- One stop digital collaboration and communication tool

One of our latest tools in Office 365 is Microsoft Teams, which is quickly becoming one of our most popular tools for staff and classroom collaboration. With a dedicated development team, the app is rapidly updating and last month announced a summary of the latest updates which can be found here.  New apps in Microsoft…


Upcoming Events and News from @MicrosoftEduUK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here is some of the latest news and upcoming events happening this month! Further Education Forum Today @ The Microsoft Campus, Reading Further Education (FE) is an exciting space to be at…


“Choose a Star” with Microsoft Photos

As Educators, time is precious and being showcasing students’ work is important to track evidence of a learning outcome. Microsoft Sway and PowerPoint provide us familiar ways of generating presentations, but we have now brought a brand new experience to Microsoft Photos to present our content in many different ways. Launched with the Windows 10…


MIEE Spotlight- Alan O’Neill

Today our MIEE Spotlight focuses on the work of Alan O’Neill, Lecturer in Computing and IT at Dundee and Angus College (D&A) on the east coast of Scotland. Alan is able to support the students he teaches with a wide range of technologies which includes Office 365, OneNote (including Class Notebook and the Learning Tools), Sway, Office…


MIEE Spotlight- Sharon Crisp

Today our MIEE Spotlight shines on Sharon Crisp, an ICT Trainer working for Fife Council. Sharon’s role is to provide training to both staff and students in over 190 establishments in Fife alongside two other trainers. She is an avid Microsoft user and is heavily involved in promoting and delivering training on the Office 365…


Microsoft Teams – January Update

BETT 2018 saw thousands of educators flood the Microsoft Campus. Microsoft Teams soon become an instant focus for many educators wanting to collaborate and communicate seamlessly. Based on your feedback, Microsoft Teams continue to add new capabilities on a regular basis to make Microsoft Teams an even more powerful hub for teamwork. Here’s a summary…


MIEE Spotlight- Ford Beveridge

Today our MIEE Spotlight is taking a look at the great work of Ford Beveridge, Physics Teacher at Microsoft Showcase School, St Mungo’s High School, Falkirk. Ford incorporates Office 365, accessed via Glow, OneNote and Yammer to provide his students with curricular content inclusive of flipped learning, formative feedback and collaborative working opportunities. He uses…


MIEE Spotlight- Sarah McLeary

Today in our MIEE Spotlight we take a look at the fabulous work of Sarah McLeary, a passionate Physical Education teacher at Microsoft Showcase School, St Mungo’s High School. Sarah aims to make all learning meaningful and engaging and believes that the use of digital technology and Microsoft tools enables her learners to achieve their…