Showcase School Case Study- Ribblesdale High School

Ribblesdale High School Ribblesdale High School, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, is a Microsoft Training Academy in the UK and this status reflects a continuing commitment to embracing technology to enhance the quality of learning. Given Ribblesdale High School’s Training Academy status, it comes as no surprise to discover that the school has a one-to-one device scheme,…

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Upcoming events- #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow

Fast approaching is the launch of our new and exclusive this year #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series. The Microsoft UK Education Roadshow will help fulfil our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. With over 100 events taking place across the UK in 2017 and 2018, this is…

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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 focus on: Must read…

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Showcase School Case Study- St Joseph’s

Collaboration, Engagement and Enhanced Teaching & Learning at St Joseph’s Microsoft Showcase School Saint Joseph’s Primary and Nursery school is located in an economically deprived area in Derbyshire and their vision for technology grew from a desire to give the children in their school the very best start, to prepare them for global learning and…

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Upcoming Events- Microsoft Training Academy in Paddington

Announcing the re-opening of the Microsoft Training Academy in Paddington. Our specialist classroom provides opportunities for you and your staff to go into the Microsoft Paddington office and experience hands on learning in Microsoft Education with a teacher who has first hand experience of using it within the classroom. Sessions are FREE, and presented by Microsoft Learning Consultant…

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Microsoft UK Free Education Resources WIn 8 App– Released Today

During the summer break I set my self the challenge of learning to be a Developer. After all we are asking teachers to learn this skill, so it was a case of ‘practice what you preach’ . My starting point was to find a coding package to learn. That was easy, there are so many…

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Celebrate your World Maths Day with free resources from Microsoft

Today is also World Maths Day . So this is a good time remind you of some great free Maths resources available from Microsoft. Maths Worksheet Generator is a resource that we have not talked about  a lot. The idea of teachers just creating worksheets, didn’t seem that innovative, but when you think of giving…

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The Learning Suite–Good things come in small packages

We have talked about the Learning Suite in a blog post in December. But since then we have undertaken some great work around its development and it’s evolving in to great free software and resources package for schools, teachers and students. Inspired by some brilliant thinking from our Partners Manager, Mark Stewart, we have been…

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Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum–Additional Workshop–Skype in the Classroom

We are pleased to announce that we have been able to add an extra workshop to the the fantastic list of professional development opportunities at this year’s Forum. Bringing classrooms together with Skype Ever wanted to collaborate with other teachers, classes and experts around the world to help your students learn? Chances are your budget…

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Free stuff from Microsoft #4 – Photosynth

Photosynth describes itself as a powerful set of tools for capturing and viewing the world in 3D. Take a load of photos of a scene, from many different angles and many perspectives. Upload them to the site and it will ‘stitch’ them together to create a 3D visualisation. The site has some great examples. Check…

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