Want to become a Microsoft School? Start your Digital Transformation Today

Transformation is never easy, but Microsoft have put together technology tools that can help along the way allowing your school to smoothly embark upon a Digital Transformation journey. The first step along the way is to build a school transformation framework and you can easily utilise Microsoft’s ‘School Transformation Toolkit’ to map out the process…

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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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UK Teachers are World class at the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum

It’s inevitable when you put 160 worldclass teachers in a room and ask them to present about the work they do, then you are going to see some amazing examples of how technology can facilitate learning in the 21st century. Microsoft does this annually at its  Global Forum, and to add a twist to the…

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Gareth Ritter – Partners in Learning Teacher Award Winner

One of the best things about Partners in Learning is that we get to work with outstanding teachers here in the UK. Better still we get to celebrate the fantastic work of their students at our Partners in Learning Forums. Gareth from Willows High School in Cardiff, is one of our award winning teachers that…

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Meet the Innovative Teachers coming to Moscow – Part 1

The Microsoft Partners in Learning European Forum is being held in Moscow this year, starting on March 22nd – an event run every year by Microsoft. Attending the event in Berlin last year was one of the most profound professional development experiences I have had as a teacher,  so I am really excited about going…

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Microsoft UK Innovative Education Forum 2010 –Resources and feedback.

We have had lots of requests for the workshop presentations, livestream recordings and teachers projects, from those that attended and  those who could not make the UK Innovative Education Forum. We have created a community on the UK Partners in Learning Network. That contains all the Virtual classroom tours (teacher projects), presentations from the workshops, links…

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Congratulations–Our 10 Microsoft UK Innovative Education Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the  10 UK Innovative Education Award Winners who will be presented with their awards, as recognition of their Innovative Teacher status, at our Education Forum in Manchester. (There are still a few places left. sign up HERE ). They join an ever increasing group of UK Innovative Teachers, that include…

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Microsoft UK Innovative Education Awards 2010

We are pleased to announce we are now accepting entries for this year’s Innovative Education Awards. (You’ll know these as the Innovative Teacher Awards — we’ve changed the name to tie in with the European and Worldwide Events.) These annual awards showcase the best uses of technology to support teaching and learning across the curriculum. If…

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Friday by the sea – Delivering netbooks to our Innovid contest winner

I don’t know about all of you, but Stuart and I had a lovely Friday, driving from our offices in Reading to Margate, Kent to deliver a car full of Stone Netbooks to Nicki Maddams, our Innovid video contest winner. We met Nicki’s head teacher Andy Somers (pictured here with Stuart, Nicki and me) and…

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