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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MIEE Spotlight-Alexander Forrest

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Innovative Teacher Alexander Forrest, who has been utilising Microsoft products in the classroom for nearly 10 years! Beginning as a  Microsoft Innovative Teacher in 2008, Alexander participated in an 18 month project entitled “Addressing Gender Issues through Immersion in ICT” as part of the Microsoft Partners in Learning initiative run…

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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”…


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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MIEE Spotlight- Roxanne Gregory

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on the amazing Roxanne, an enthusiastic Mathematics Teacher at our Microsoft Training Academy, Shireland Collegiate Academy. Roxanne uses Microsoft technology as a core infrastructure to her classroom practice. Utilising Shireland’s 1-1 Microsoft Surface deployment, students access Class sites through SharePoint or Microsoft Teams to allow them to collaboratively work both inside…

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MIEE Spotlight- Dan Bunker

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Dan Bunker, an Educational Technologist working at United Learning- a Multiple Academy Trust in the UK, supporting effective technology use across the primary phase with Office 365. Dan provides regular support to 18 primary schools with CPD training across the Office 365 range, utilising the Microsoft Educator Community to support…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

As the end of 2017 draws closer, this week we see the last of our #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series for the year, fulfilling our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. This week we are travelling to Wales, Birmingham and Leicester to share all things Microsoft with…

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MIEE Spotlight- Philemon Burney

As part of today’s MIEE Spotlight, we’re taking a look at MIEE Philemon Burney and how his hard work as a Principal Education Consultant is inspiring people to learn and apply new concepts and systems and use technology to enhance and support innovative teaching and learning practices. Phil works with schools, colleges and universities around the…

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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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MIEE Spotlight-Darren Hurley

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Darren Hurley, who works as a Learning Support Assistant, at Microsoft Showcase School Darran Park Primary School, in the beautiful Rhondda Fawr Valley in South Wales. Darren has been on an incredible digital journey, amassing every opportunity of developing his own digital knowledge to aid his role in supporting digital…

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