MIEE Spotlight- Rosslyn Lee

Today’s MIEE Spotlight focuses on Rosslyn Lee, a Digital Learning Development Officer in Scotland. Within her role, she supports learners and staff in sixty-three schools across the local authority to use a variety of digital technologies including Glow and Office 365. Rosslyn actively promotes the use of the Microsoft Educator Community for CPD, Office 365…

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Skype-a-Thon Wrap Up 2017

          November 28th and 29th 2017 Microsoft held our Global Education Skype-a-Thon 2017 to open hearts and open minds which was a huge success! Together, we’ve connected nearly half a million students and travelled over 14,500,000 virtual miles in 48 hours! Thank you to all the teachers, speakers, and students who…

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MIEE Spotlight- Jackie Maclean

Today the MIEE Spotlight shines on Jackie Maclean, a primary teacher in a small school in Scotland whose passion for Digital Technology to enhance teaching and learning stems from her Masters degree.   Jackie supports fellow colleagues providing CPD opportunities and peer support through team teaching. Jackie is on a mission to spread the word…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

E2 Global Exchange 2018 in Singapore The exciting opportunity of attending our E2 Global Exchange in March, has gone out to all UK #MIEExperts to be in with the chance of attending. Microsoft in Education will welcome over 300 MIE Experts and 100 Education Leaders from around the world to the fourth annual E² event…

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MIEE Spotlight- Simon Goodall

Today’s MIEE Spotlight highlights the work of Simon Goodall,  Assistant Head teacher at Denbigh School, a Microsoft School in Milton Keynes.  At Denbigh School they are utilising the use of the Office 365 suite to create ‘Digital Pioneers’ of technology. Their aim is to empower their students to achieve more and progress through utilising technology…

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What’s New in Edu UK- 2017 Wrap Up

As 2017 draws to a close we take the opportunity in this week’s blog to summarise the updates from the Microsoft EDU Team both globally and in the UK over the last few months! Pulling content from the Microsoft product development teams directly, this overview blog from Mike Tholfsten will ensure no hidden Microsoft ‘gems’…

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MIEE Spotlight- Lee Fallin

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight highlights the work of Lee Fallin, Learning Developer at Hull University supporting students with their use of technology in their studies. Lee is a passionate user of technology who ‘practices what he preaches’, using OneDrive as cloud storage, LinkedIn as a professional network, Windows 10 as OS, Office 365 as document…

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Using technology to construct knowledge

Technology is required for the knowledge construction when it allows students to complete activities that would be impossible without the use of technology in the classroom. For example, students might be asked to communicate via skype with students in another country on a project over the course of two weeks. The project is to measure…


Showcase School Case Study- St Mungo’s High School

St Mungo’s High School is a Roman Catholic, six year, fully comprehensive secondary school located in Falkirk in Central Scotland. As a Catholic school the ethos of the school is firmly based on Gospel values with students drawn from a wide geographic and demographic area. In 2015 the school underpinned its new Learning and Teaching…

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MIEE Spotlight-Lauren Arkley

Our MIEE Spotlight today focuses upon Lauren Arkley- Digital Learning Development Officer at Midlothian Council, who supports a variety of schools working alongside their staff and pupils to develop all things digital. Building upon her classroom experience where she innovatively embedded technology, Lauren now plays a role in helping many schools digitally transform and use…

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