Closing the Gender divide in technology

A longstanding issue is the need for more women to become involved in STEM, with hosts of research finding a lack of uptake from girls for a career in STEM not just in the UK but around the world. So with this issue in mind, we focus on Technology and EdTech to see how this…

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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,…

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Leveraging the Microsoft Educator Community for CPD

    The Microsoft Educator Community is a free professional learning platform designed to support and train educators using Microsoft products for teaching and learning. Build your skills on Windows 10, take interactive quizzes and earn badges to become a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator. Once registered you will find courses, resources, training and lessons, and…

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Microsoft Teams – The One stop for Collaboration and Communication

One of our latest tools in Office 365 is Microsoft Teams, which is quickly becoming one of our most popular tools for staff and classroom collaboration. With a dedicated development team, the app is rapidly updating and last month announced a summary of the latest updates which can be found here.  New apps in Microsoft…

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Microsoft Teams – January Update

BETT 2018 saw thousands of educators flood the Microsoft Campus. Microsoft Teams soon become an instant focus for many educators wanting to collaborate and communicate seamlessly. Based on your feedback, Microsoft Teams continue to add new capabilities on a regular basis to make Microsoft Teams an even more powerful hub for teamwork. Here’s a summary…


New ways to use apps and get more done in Microsoft Teams!

New features in Microsoft Teams make it an even more powerful hub for teamwork by enabling you to use apps in new ways—including the ability to command apps and take quick actions from the command box, as well as include content from an app in a conversation. This marks the biggest single release of new…


MIEE Spotlight- Christopher Gerrard

Today our MIEE Spotlight is on Chris Gerrard, Head of Support for Learning at The Edinburgh Academy. Chris is a passionate educator who uses Microsoft products every day, no matter what device he is using, saving all his files on OneDrive. A OneNote lover, Chris believes OneNote Class Notebook to “be the single best piece…

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Become a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator @BETT 2018

The Microsoft Educator Community is a free professional learning platform designed to support and train educators using Microsoft products for teaching and learning. Build your skills on Windows 10, take interactive quizzes and earn badges to become a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator. Once registered you will find courses, resources, training and lessons, and earn badges…

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Skype in the Classroom at BETT Show UK

Are you looking for ways to enthuse and inspire your students? Have you ever thought of how much they could learn by travelling to different places around the world?  Do you want to empower global collaboration and get your students hooked on learning through being a global citizen?  Skype in the Classroom is going to…

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