Microsoft Worldwide Education Forum, Brazil – This could be you next year!

Next week is an important one for Microsoft education – and for some teachers and schools in the UK. It’s our biggest event for worldwide teachers and schools: the Innovative Education Forum. Last year, we wrote about this event when we brought two English teachers, Peter and Dan, to Hong Kong. This year, the event…

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Connecting Learners, Connecting Teachers – UK Innovative Teachers Forum

The 6th Microsoft UK Innovative Teachers Forum, will be held on 1st December 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Birmingham. For the time first in this event, we are working in partnership with Shireland Learning and the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust to bring you what we think will be the best event ever….

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Challenge your 16+ students to think big – the Imagine Cup

For years, Microsoft has been running a competition for university developer and programming students called the Imagine Cup. In the Imagine Cup we challenge teams of students to find and build technology solutions to real-world issues. We encourage the world’s most talented software designers, programmers, game developers, and digital media enthusiasts to tackle, head on,…

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Blog Action Day 2009 – Climate Change

We are taking part in Blog action Day, this  is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. The organisers say this will be the largest-ever social change event…

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ICT training for your school with Microsoft IT Academy

Stuart and I haven’t blogged about Microsoft’s IT Academy programme yet, although I’m not sure why not. At any rate, I’ve had two experiences recently that made me want to share this programme – and the opportunities it provides – with you. For those of you who don’t know, the Microsoft IT Academy programme offers…

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