A Judges view- Reflections from the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum #4

Ollie Bray from Education Scotland reflects on his time at the Global Forum as a judge. I’ve been involved with and a member of the Microsoft Partners in Learning Community since 2006. I became more heavily involved in 2009 as UK, European and Worldwide award winner for my use of computer games to enhance learning…

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A Headteacher’s view- Reflections from the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum #3

Tony McDaid Head Teacher from , Calderglen High School reflects on his time at the Global Forum as a Global Mentor School. I found this year’s Global Forum in Washington to be an inspiring event and I had the privilege of working with school leaders who were focussed on transforming learning within their schools. The…

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Microsoft UK Partners in Learning outstanding contribution award – Dan Roberts

Yesterday we held our Microsoft Partners in Learning UK Forum, we will be blogging about the event shortly, due to circumstances beyond our control we missed something out yesterday. Each year we present the Partners in Learning Teacher Awards, one of those awards recognises the outstanding contribution an educator has made to supporting others through…

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Why was I there? – Reflections from the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum #2

Ben Rowe from saltash .net community school reflects on his time at the Global Forum as a Pathfinder School. (that’s Ben in the grey jumper, looking like a Westlife reunion!) Well, it’s been a two weeks since The Microsoft Partners In Learning Global Forum. I’m trying to get my head around the fact that this…

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Am I a Loser? – Reflections from the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum #1

Jennifer Blum, reflects on her experience in this fantastic blog post:- They say just participating makes you a winner. But I would have rather won. Hey! I am American after all. However, like any good educator, I have spent some time reflecting on the experience (8 hrs, in fact, as this is the flight time…

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Welsh Teacher takes coveted award at Partners in Learning Global Forum

The climax of the Global Forum was the gala dinner at Smithsonian Museum of Art in Washington D.C. , 18 teachers from 200 were recognised for their outstanding contribution to teaching and learning at our Forum awards. I am pleased to announce that UK Teacher, Gareth Ritter from Willows High School in Cardiff won a…

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Microsoft Partners in Learning UK Forum Award Winners 2011

I am pleased to announce this year’s award winning teachers. They will be presenting their projects at our Partners in Learning Forum in November. Congratulations to this year’s award winners Kristian Still Hamble College Katie Boothman saltash.net community school Will Wright Uxbridge High school Emma Dawson Trinty  CE Lower School Glyn Rogers Ysgol Gymraeg Gwyn…

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Jennifer King – Partners in Learning Teacher Award Winner

Meeting teachers and working with them is major part of what we do at Microsoft Partners in Learning, I first met Jennifer at one of our Fun Free, Friday events, after I demoed our usual free stuff , she came and asked me some questions and to tell me about a great project she was…

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Gareth Ritter – Partners in Learning Teacher Award Winner

One of the best things about Partners in Learning is that we get to work with outstanding teachers here in the UK. Better still we get to celebrate the fantastic work of their students at our Partners in Learning Forums. Gareth from Willows High School in Cardiff, is one of our award winning teachers that…

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