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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MIEE Spotlight- Martine Mannion

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is looking at the fantastic work of Martine Mannion, Teacher of Computing & Digital Learning Lead at Wellingborough School. Martine is passionate about ensuring her young people have the fundamental skills for the 21st Century. Martine has changed paradigms in her classroom by incorporating innovative pedagogy to equip her learners with the…

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Microsoft Edu Moments

Happy Friday! It has been another busy week for our superb team of #MicrosoftEdu Educators!  Our Microsoft Moments blog this week will focus on: School Celebration Moment MEC Course of the Week E2 Event at  Microsoft, Paddington. Tweet Meet with with Educators Worldwide Top MIEE Tweet! Here’s this weeks Microsoft Moments: Students getting to know…


MIEE Spotlight- David Kynes

Today’s MIEE Spotlight takes a look at the practice of David Kynes, Head of Science at Myddelton College in Wales. David is passionate about using technology to allow his young people to thrive in the 21st Century and ever changing future. He sets out to inspire his students daily, as well as his fellow teachers. At…

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MIEE Spotlight- Leanne Hunt

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining upon Leanne Hunt, Key Stage 2 Teacher from St. Gabriel & St. Raphael Catholic Primary School in South Wales. She has been using technology innovatively in her classroom to engage pupils in their learning and supporting other teachers across her Local Authority. Leanne was involved in a project called ‘Hearts, Souls…

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Microsoft Edu Moments

It has been an exciting #BacktoSchool week for our Microsoft Edu Team! Every Friday, we will be sharing the top 5 moments of the week from our dedicated MIE and MIEE cohort. This is a great opportunity to say thank you to all for your engagement and empowering your students to achieve more! Our Microsoft…


By Teachers, For Teachers

One of the most powerful tools in our own professional development is other teachers. Professional generosity – sharing ideas and feedback with our colleagues – helps us move forward in our own practice. It helps us tweak, refine and improve what we are doing in our classrooms. I know that sometimes I don’t have time…

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Free Microsoft software for schools, from the Fun and Free Friday event

Over 100 schools attended our Fun, Free Friday event last week. It was a great day with an absolutely packed agenda. I wanted to share all of the links to the various downloads we mentioned during the day. Many of which we have covered here on this blog. If you need some ideas of how…

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What do teachers really want?

Stuart and I work with a lot of teachers. We both used to be teachers (Stuart more recently than me). We meet teachers from all over the world and spend a lot of time in schools. Yet there are times when we think we have absolutely no idea what you want and how we can…

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Mouse Mischief for PowerPoint released

Last month I wrote a blog post about Mouse Mischief , unfortunately it appeared on the day they removed the beta version, Whoops! But, I am really pleased to announce that the full version is now available to download for free at www.microsoft.com/mousemischief If you haven’t read my last post and don’t know what Mouse…

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