Demystifying Windows in 10 S Mode

Since the introduction of Windows 10 S last year – an effort to provide a Windows experience that delivers predictable performance and quality through Microsoft-verified apps via the Microsoft Store- there has been much confusion around what this actually means despite great feedback from customers and partners. Customers love the security, faster boot time, better…


Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

The last month has seen a whole host of amazing updates to both Office 365 and Windows 10 for Microsoft in Education. Check out the latest updates below to ensure that you have access to the latest and greatest from Microsoft!  Sparking creativity with LEGO MINDSTORMS   Makecode is now widely recognised in education as…


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…


OneNote is an integral part of daily teaching toolkit

Today’s guest blog post comes from the amazing Lee Whitmarsh, a longstanding MIEExpert in the UK, who is having an amazing impact on his students through his use of OneNote in his teaching as well as having a positive influence to inspire many colleagues in his own institution. Read Lee’s story to here how in…


FE and HE Microsoft Bootcamp: “Never has hard work felt like so much fun!”

Today’s guest blog post is written by Elaine Topham, Learning Technologist and MIEExpert and Deborah Millar, Group Director of Digital Learning Technologies and Certified MIE at The Grimsby Institute, both dedicated to using Microsoft Education in their own practices. The blog post itself gives their own account of the FE and HE bootcamp held by Microsoft…


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! Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! At Microsoft Education UK we have many amazing teachers we would like…

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OneNote gives you flexibility

Today’s guest blog post comes from Andrew Bruton, a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages. He is a lifelong learner with a passion for communication and believes that real-world experience is crucial when motivating learners. Andrew lived and worked in Peru for many years, running an award-winning hostel and returned to teaching at a time when…


An honest opinion of how to plan your school’s digital strategy

Today’s blog post comes from guest writer Hannah Mathias, a passionate MIEExpert and E-Learning Manager at Cardiff and Vale College. She recently blogged giving  honest and useful advice for people making strategic decisions and urges them to lead the plan for their digital strategy with the needs of their institutions staff and students rather than basing…


Microsoft wows with accessibility tools at the BDA International Conference

A guest blog post written by Arran Smith, UK Dyslexia & SEND Consultant to Microsoft and the SEND Group At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. This is so true when it comes to accessibility. It is estimated that 10% of the UK population…


Still the OneNote we love, just a better version

The OneNote Team at Microsoft, last week announced a more streamline experience for OneNote Windows users with one combined version of OneNote which encompasses all of the great features from both the Windows 10 app and OneNote 2016 Desktop version. This latest announcement comes as another example of how the Microsoft OneNote team is dedicated…