DLD College London aspire to lead the way with Microsoft in Education

MIEE Guest Blog Post- Saqib Safdar “I enjoy using technology to encourage self-paced learning, creativity and independent thinking skills. I first became interested in technology in education when I saw how online collaboration for problem solving can be used to develop what Vygotsky calls the ‘Zone of Proximal Development’. I have spent over a decade…


Equip your students with the tools for success

Are you looking for new devices for the next academic year? Would you love your students to have 1-1 devices but need a scheme that works for your budget? A ‘Bring your own device (BYOD)’ Parent leasing Scheme could be the solution for you! Microsoft brings you an exclusive opportunity to ensure your students are…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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 announcements and upcoming events happening this month! Professional Development goes global with #MSFTEduChat Tweet Meet tomorrow at 6pm GMT The Microsoft Educator Community is a…


Bangor University Roadshow Event

Roadshow Event at Bangor University- Friday 18th May Our Microsoft EDU Roadshow series has been travelling around the country this year spreading the word about the great uses of Microsoft tools such as Windows 10 and Office 365 in Education. On Friday 18th May the Microsoft EDU Team representatives visited Bangor University in North Wales….


Cultivating collaborations with learner communities in Teams

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is using Microsoft Teams in his institution to drastically change communication and collaboration. ​ MIEE Journey As a Learning Technologist, I work closely…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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 announcements and upcoming events happening this month! LGFL MCE Training Sessions Improving Accessibility and Supporting Students with Additional Needs – 12th June If you are…


The Minecraft Educator Community

written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson   I discovered the wonders of using Minecraft in my classroom around 3 years ago when I was trying desperately to find a way to inspire a group of under confident 8 year-olds in mathematics. I had heard of Minecraft as a wonderful classroom tool and my I…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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 announcements and upcoming events happening this month! LGFL MCE Training Sessions MCE Workshop – 22nd May   We’re thrilled to be offering hands-on workshops on…


Make lifelong connections in the Microsoft Educator Community

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you’d like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like then simply follow the three simple steps below:  1. Join the…


‘Solve for One, Extend to Many’ – Let’s #hackcess education for ALN/SEND

Today’s guest blog post comes from the amazing James Donaldson, in a repurposed ALN/SEND specific blog post taken from his own blog site which can be found here. James has worked in education for over 10 years, completing his PGCE and is currently undertaking an MA in Additional Learning Needs. He is a Helen Sanderson…