Microsoft Teams at UCLan: Communicate, Collaborate, Create

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.    Introduction My name is Chris Melia and I…


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…


Bring Oceans Our Blue Planet to your classroom

 Microsoft Education, in partnership with BBC learning, is excited to announce a brand new page dedicated to providing four hands-on STEM lesson plans that develop future ready skills. Teaching our young people about our ocean and how important it is, is one of the first big steps to protecting it for our future generations.     …


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…


Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

Another week and more new announcements and updates from Microsoft in Education, making our favourite classroom apps more accessible on the move! This week, sees our 2018 ISTE Conference and Expo in Chicago, with LIVE What’s New in EDU to give a round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education. What’s New in…


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…


Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

Another week and more new announcements and updates from Microsoft in Education! More features are now available to make your classroom experience better and even more efficient using simple tools designed to save you time!  Welcoming Flipgrid to the Microsoft family In Yesterday’s announcement, Microsoft was proud to join forces with Flipgrid in their continued…


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…


Why putting fascination first is key for classroom success

Yo-yos. Mini skateboards. Pokémon Go. Schools and colleges are hotbeds for the latest gadgets, games and apps. They always have been. The younger generations love getting hands-on with new technology. They’re fascinated by it. But that doesn’t just apply to playground fads. The devices you use in the classroom can be just as inspiring, engaging…


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…