Creating a future of wholesome school leaders

Tom Rees is the Executive Headteacher of Simon de Senlis Primary School and works across eleven primary schools as the Education Director of Northampton Primary Academy Trust. He’s been a leader in schools for around 17 years across different contexts, counties and countries. Between Headships, he also spent time in the education technology sector working…

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“Technology gives the quietest student a voice”- Jerry Blumengarten

    Today’s special Flipgrid blog post comes from Paul Watkins. Currently Leader of Digital Learning at Microsoft Showcase School Ysgol Bae Baglan, Port Talbot, Wales. Paul is, at present, the only UK based Flipgrid Ambassador. He is also a Skype Master Teacher Mentor, MIE and Surface Master Trainer and MIEExpert. In addition to this…

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Lift off this coming academic year with superb training free from Microsoft

Mark Anderson is a former teacher and school leader and now award-winning author, blogger, speaker, thought-leader and trainer around all things to do with teaching, learning and effective use of technology in the classroom. Mark firmly believes that education is a force for good and under his moniker of the ICT Evangelist he strives to…

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MIEE Spotlight- East Kent College strives to “boldly go where no man has gone before” using Microsoft technologies in Education

In today’s guest blog post, we shine our MIEE Spotlight down on a newly appointed MIEExpert, Andrew Jeffrey, Automotive programme director & Lecturer at East Kent College. Read how he is using technology to transform the way both himself and colleagues are teaching and strives towards a future that is very different from that of today,…

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Empower every student with an inclusive classroom

As a teacher, spreading the word about inclusive classrooms, is something I feel extremely passionate about. It amazes me how many schools and teachers are still unaware of all of the fantastic FREE resources available from Microsoft Education in Windows 10 and Office 365. Microsoft, as a company, are dedicated to making it easier to…

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DLD College London aspire to lead the way with Microsoft in Education

MIEE Guest Blog Post- Saqib Safdar “I enjoy using technology to encourage self-paced learning, creativity and independent thinking skills. I first became interested in technology in education when I saw how online collaboration for problem solving can be used to develop what Vygotsky calls the ‘Zone of Proximal Development’. I have spent over a decade…

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Equip your students with the tools for success

Are you looking for new devices for the next academic year? Would you love your students to have 1-1 devices but need a scheme that works for your budget? If so, a cost-neutral Parent Contribution Scheme could be the solution for you! Microsoft brings you an exclusive opportunity to ensure your students are equipped for…

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Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

Check out more amazing updates for Microsoft in Education now available in your favourite Office 365 apps for the classroom.  Our commitment to our community of teachers is to continue providing you with tools that will save you time and enable better learning outcomes for your students.  Office 365 Sway You can now Sway smarter…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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! MIE Celebrations LGFL MCE Training Sessions Improving Accessibility and Supporting Students with Additional Needs – 12th June If…

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Cultivating collaborations with learner communities in Teams

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is using Microsoft Teams in his institution to drastically change communication and collaboration. ​ MIEE Journey As a Learning Technologist, I work closely…

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