E2 Spotlight- Hannah Mathias

Here is the third in a series of blogs which will share and highlight the great stories of our amazing MIEEs who attended the E2 Global Education Exchange in Singapore! We asked them to share their experiences of becoming a MIEE as well as some of their personal highlights from the Road to E2! Third…


How to nominate yourself as Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE)

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you’d like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like, we have a step-by-step guide for you below. Microsoft supports a…


Become a Maker Champion

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson We need to empower the young people of today to create the world of tomorrow.   We all know how essential it is to build digital skills in our students to prepare them for their futures. The Microsoft Digital Skills programme is designed to support us in doing…


Upcoming Events and News from @MicrosoftEduUK

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 and upcoming events happening this month! Celebrate and help cultivate world literacy with new #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on February 20th With Literacy Month firmly in mind,…


Imagine Cup 2018 Global Competition

Dream it. Build it. Live it.   The next big thing could come from you. Facebook started as a student project. Your ideas could be next. The Imagine Cup is here to help you take the first steps. It’s a global contest for the most original student applications, and the winning team will take home…


The Partner Passport Adventure @ BETT, 2018

Be a part of the Microsoft Partner Passport Adventure to WIN with Microsoft at Bett!   Together, with our global network of partners and educators, Microsoft is helping the students of today to create the world of tomorrow. Visit some of our most innovative partners to discover their unique solutions and find out how together,…


Key Stage 1–AutoCollage Competition–South West Grid for Learning

The South West Grid for Learning is proud to announce a brand new competition in collaboration with Microsoft Partners in Learning for schools in the South West of England. With support from West Town Farm and Love Local Food this promises to be a colourful, creative and exciting competition. With the theme of ‘Seasonal and…


Kodu Kup UK 2013 – Enter today

Download the Teacher Guide here -http://www.slideshare.net/Microsofteduk/kodu-kup-teachers-pack-16335500   Kodu is a visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. Developed by Microsoft Research, the programming environment runs on the PC and Xbox allowing rapid design creation. Elements such as a game controller can be added…


Turing-Tape Games: A Challenge in Algorithmic Problem Solving

There are many things I don’t understand, but that doesn’t stop me admiring the brilliance of those that can solve problems using advanced logic and mathematics. I have already mentioned that 2012 is ‘Alan Turing Year’ and to celebrate this centenary, a group from Nottingham University have developed a collection of one-person games played on…


Microsoft Partners in Learning European Forum 2012 – Lisbon

This year’s Microsoft Partners in Learning European Forum took place last week in Lisbon , Portugal. Teachers and Educators from all over Europe attended to share, explore and understand best  practice in the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. Like at  previous events, the UK took an innovative and inspiring group of educators….