What’s happening with Microsoft @Bett 2018?

Are you attending Bett 2018? Are you a teacher who is looking to save time? Do you want better learning outcomes for your students? Do you want affordable, easy to manage devices? Then the Microsoft stand at Booth E300 is the place for you!  As worldwide partner to Bett, Microsoft will be hosting a wide array…

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Make your New Year’s Resolution opening up the hearts and minds of your students with Skype in the Classroom

As we return to school and embark upon the new year, we encourage educators to make it one of change in which they embark upon new opportunities to inspire their students and enhance their learning opportunities. Skype in the Classroom provides an easy and free opportunity to do just this, opening up your classroom walls…

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MIEE Spotlight- Claire Derrick

Today’s MIEE Spotlight shines down on Claire Derrick, a teacher at Microsoft Showcase School St Mungo’s. As a MIEE at this amazing Showcase school, Claire is passionate about embedding technology within her practice and sharing experiences with others. Using OneNote Class Notebook, she is able to provide pupils with coursework notes, PowerPoints, documents, links and…

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What’s New in EDU UK

This week’s updates from the Microsoft EDU Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally. Our ‘What’s New in EDU UK’ blog will…

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The 10 biggest Microsoft UK stories of 2017

  Blog originally posted December 18, 2017 By Microsoft reporter, for Microsoft News Centre UK.  Microsoft has been very busy over the past 12 months. We held our biggest ever Future Decoded event in London, we’ve rolled out lots of new services in our data centres in the UK and we’ve opened a new office…

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Get creative this holiday season and create a better world

When we are inclusive and celebrate our differences we can make the world a better place. This year’s Microsoft Christmas TV advert focuses on creativity and learning, building upon the latest Windows 10 Creators Updates. 3D Holiday tells the story of a young girl who goes on an imaginary adventure through space where she and…

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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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Agility and Feedback with OneNote

Educators are constantly assessing their students on content knowledge. We often walk around the classroom to see where students are at, whole class probe, and commonly use “exit tickets” as a strategy for formative assessment. The process can feel both repetitive and limiting. Thankfully, all of this can be done without the educator being “trapped”…


Reimagining the Writing Process

Finding time for students to imagine, draft, write and revise; finding time for feedback; creating effective collaborative environments for students; providing students proper instruction regarding the technical components of writing – can prove the most challenging parts of an educators role to ensure students make maximum progress. Microsoft in Education Microsoft Teams is a digital…


Showcase School Case Study- Ark Swift Primary Academy

Ark Swift as a Showcase School Ark Swift, a primary school in the heart of White City,  pride themselves as a school dedicated to providing a safe and stimulating learning environment for their children enabling them to grow and flourish. The Ark Swift vision statement is Dream, Believe, Achieve.  Through this they ensure their pupils develop…

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