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!
The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!
This week sees the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu Roadshow series! We will be travelling to Surrey, Fort William and Inverness to kick of our second series of Roadshows and spread the word about the great things you can achieve with Microsoft in Education. If you are interested in finding out more about Microsoft in Education then there's still time to get signed up following the links below:
17/04/2018 Surrey: St Hilary's School, Holloway Hill, Godalming. GU7 1RZ SIGN UP HERE
18/04/2018 Fort William: Lochaber High School, Camaghael SIGN UP HERE
19/04/2018 Hertfordshire: Jupiter Community Free School, Jupiter Drive, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 5NT SIGN UP HERE
19/04/2018 Inverness: STEM HUB, University of the Highlands and Islands, An Lochran, 10 Inverness Campus IV2 5NA SIGN UP HERE
We will be continuing with our Roadshows next week too, check out the links below to sign up:
25/04/2018 Oxfordshire: Manor School, 28 Lydalls Cl, Didcot SIGN UP HERE
27/04/2018 Weston: Weston College, Winter Gardens (Italian Gardens Entrance), Royal Parade, Weston-Super-Mare SIGN UP HERE
*Please note: dates are regularly added so check back for updates.
Look out for more updates about Roadshow events series on Twitter online by following the hashtag #MicrosoftEdu or @microsofteduk. Also visit the Microsoft Educator Community UK Roadshow page to find out about the events near you and sign up.
Our aim is to reach every corner of the UK, so if you are able to host a Roadshow in your locality then please contact us on the e-mail: Eduroadshow@microsoft.com.
Microsoft UK Smart Places & Connected Communities Event in London
On 20th April, Microsoft UK will be hosting a Smart Places & Connected Communities event at their Paddington Offices in London. Microsoft’s Digital Skills programme aims to provide everyone with basic online skills: a crucial element of ‘educated and aspiring’ pillar of connected communities. We are constantly looking for ways for you to expand your understanding & knowledge of technology. Join us at this free event in London to learn more about @MSFTCityNext's vision for Smart Places & Connected Communities. Click here to sign up.
FE & HE Training & CPD Boot camp
This week Microsoft UK's FE and HE Engagement Lead Clare Riley, is hosting an exclusive Microsoft in Education Training Summit in Reading, UK from the 18th-20th April. Delegates will become an accredited Microsoft in Education Global Trainer, specialising in Office 365 for teaching and learning and for personal productivity, helping save time and minimise stress for faculty.
In three days of face to face training, focusing on the Microsoft Teacher Academies (these are focused on classroom tools such as OneNote, Office 365, Sway, Microsoft Forms, Office Mix, etc.) this event has been designed to empower colleges and universities to integrate some new resources from Microsoft into their training programmes. Missed out on this event? Don't worry, follow @microsofteduk on Twitter for live updates from the event and look out for news of a similar event which will run later in the year.
New Updates for OneNote in Windows 10
If you are a fan of OneNote and using the Windows 10 app version then you will be eager to know about the latest and greatest updates. Check out the OneNote for Windows 10 April update on the OneNote support page now to find out all about the new features in OneNote Windows 10. You can now switch between solving real and complex numbers with the Math Assistant. Another fantastic example of how OneNote is making it easy for educators to improve learning outcomes for their students and engage them in their subject! More details here.
Twitter feed Updates for Microsoft Edu UK
Check out what is happening in Microsoft in Education here in the UK by viewing the Microsoft Education Twitter updates below.
So that wraps up this week's What's New in Edu UK and Upcoming Events. Remember to follow @Microsofteduk for all our latest updates daily!