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- Nicole Ponsford

Today we shine the MIEE Spotlight on Nicole Ponsford who has etched a uniquely tech-centric career path for herself. Not only has she spent more than a decade working in schools as an award-winning AST, school leader and examiner, but she’s also the creative director and co-founder of global edtech consultancy TechnoTeachers. Nicole also co-authored…

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Showcase School Case Study- Darran Park Primary School

Darran Park Primary School is in Ferndale in the Rhondda Cynon Taff local authority of South Wales. The school has 340 pupils, from nursery to Year 6, taught in 12 mainstream classes, three of which are mixed age. The school is currently a pioneer school and is working with the Welsh Government and other schools…

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Showcase School: ARK Swift Academy Takeover!

This week, Microsoft Headquarters in London were taken over by students from one of our Showcase Schools, Ark Swift Primary Academy. Sparking creativity and imagination were the driving force that enabled our VIP guests to explore new technologies, including Mixed Reality found in Paint 3D, a new feature part of the Windows 10 creators update….


MIEE Spotlight- David Renton

Today’s MIEE Spotlight shines brightly on MVP David Renton, Head of Computing at West College Scotland, Scotland’s first Microsoft Showcase School. David is passionate about the impact using technology in Education has on young people, and spends a lot of his time supporting the local community empowering them to do the same. David works with local Primary Schools…

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MIEE Spotlight – Jacqueline Campbell

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is focused on Scotland’s Teacher of the Year, Jacqueline Campbell, Computer Science Teacher from St. Mungo’s High School. Jacqueline has been integral in St. Mungo’s being awarded Microsoft Showcase School status and supporting the school in becoming a Microsoft STEM School! Jacqueline inspires teachers all across Scotland in her innovative uses of Office 365…

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MIEE Spotlight- Joe Westermark

  On today’s MIEE Spotlight, we take a look at the innovative work of Joe Westermark, Teacher at Microsoft Showcase School Bae Baglan in Port Talbot, Wales. Joe is passionate about providing authentic learning experiences that enable his young people to develop 21st Century Skills.  Joe ensures his excellent practice of using Office 365 tools in…

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MIEE Spotlight- Paul Watkins

On today’s MIEE Spotlight we take a look at the incredible work of Paul Watkins from Microsoft Showcase School, Ysgol Bae Baglan in Wales. Paul is a passionate and dedicated teacher who strives every single day to impact his pupils and colleagues in a positive way. Due to Paul’s great expertise and innovation in the…

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MIEE Spotlight- Gemma Sanderson

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on Primary Teacher Gemma Sanderson from Microsoft Showcase School, Kirkton of Largo Primary School in Scotland. Gemma is an innovative and forward thinking teacher, and due to her dedication and hard work, alongside her colleagues, Kirkton of Largo was awarded ‘Learning Through Technology Award’ at the Scottish Education Awards in 2016 and…

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MIEE Spotlight- James Protheroe

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on James Protheroe, Assistant Head Teacher at Microsoft Showcase School, Darran Park Primary School in Wales. James is passionate about, and excels at using, Minecraft Education Edition in the classroom. James was involved in an exciting Minecraft project based on the Rhondda Heritage Park. This was the largest scale…

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