MIEE Spotlight- Gordon Wardlaw

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on Gordon Wardlaw, Chemistry Teacher from Grangemouth High School in Scotland. Gordon loves being involved in wider school life and is dubbed as ‘Mr ICT’! Gordon is a teacher who is willing to take risks and try new things in the classroom, evaluating and improving them to ensure they…


What’s New in EDU UK

  This week’s updates from the Microsoft EDU Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally.   Our ‘What’s New in EDU UK’ …


Microsoft EDU Moments

Last week we were delighted to hold our first ever E2 Exchange Event at our Paddington offices and the atmosphere was electric! We even made it as a Twitter Moment! This is a result of the hard work, dedication and commitment we all have in empowering our students to achieve more, so thank you! Here…


Showcase School Case Study- Hardenhuish School

Hardenhuish is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school set in the magnificent parkland of the former Hardenhuish Manor and Chippenham Grammar School. Hardenhuish School caters to nearly 1500 pupils aged 11-18 and is one of three secondary schools in Chippenham, Wiltshire. They became an Academy Converter in 2010 and have been a Microsoft Showcase School since…


MIEE Spotlight- Ryan van Graan

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at the great work of Computer Science teacher, Ryan van Graan from Trinity School of John Whitgift. Ryan uses Office 365 and Microsoft tools extensively in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning in his classroom. Due to Ryan’s expertise in using technology, he has spoken at BETT on using…


MIEE Spotlight- Allan Thomson

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on PE Teacher, Allan Thomson. Allan is an innovative teacher at, Microsoft Showcase School St Mungo’s High School in Falkirk, Scotland. Allan is passionate about the impact that technology can have on our young people in the classroom, to prepare them for the skills they need for learning, life…


What’s New in EDU UK

This week’s updates from the Microsoft EDU Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally.  Our ‘What’s New in EDU UK’  blog will focus on: Must read…


MIEE Spotlight- Rebecca Taylor

    Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Rebecca Taylor, Computing Teacher at St James’ Church of England Primary School in Manchester. Rebecca is passionate about using technology to enhance and support learning across her whole school. Rebecca is always willing to try new things and have a go! This is so important when embracing technology in…


Going Virtual with the field Trip

  In the current climate, School budgets can be extremely tight and wanting to take students on as many trips during the academic year is not always possible. As educators, we spend a lot of time searching for free trips and experiences to take our students on. When Skype in the classroom introduced Virtual Field…


Showcase School Case Study- St Joseph’s

Collaboration, Engagement and Enhanced Teaching & Learning at St Joseph’s Microsoft Showcase School Saint Joseph’s Primary and Nursery school is located in an economically deprived area in Derbyshire and their vision for technology grew from a desire to give the children in their school the very best start, to prepare them for global learning and…