Innovative teachers recognised in NSW Parliament

This month, NSW Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Hon Richard Torbay MP recognised the important contribution of teachers including those in his electorate of Northern Tablelands which participated in Microsoft’s Innovative Teachers Award. Below is an excerpt of the statement made in the NSW Parliament on 3 December 2008 by Mr Torbay:   “Today…

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Early Years Literacy Program

Cherbourg State School Principal Jo Ross and Microsoft Queensland Public Sector Director, Peter Grant with Cherbourg students Microsoft Queensland Public Sector Director, Peter Grant and Community Affairs Manager, Paul Clark were invited last week to celebrate some very special books and films created by the students of Cherbourg State School produced through The Smith Family’s…

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On-line Consultation Worth the Risk

If any lesson should be learnt from the recent experience of the campaigns for the Presidency of the United States of America it should be that a network of individuals is infinitely more powerful than an individual’s networks – and that a network of networks is even more powerful again. In an era of global…

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Supporting indigenous youth, 2NM radio interview

Last week (24 November) Paul Clark, Community Affairs Manager, Microsoft Australia was interviewed by Hunter Radio 2NM to talk about Microsoft’s programs targeting indigenous communities, in particular the Community Technology Skills grant awarded to Yarnteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation.   Microsoft provides grants to our community partners through the Community Technology Skills program…

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