MIEE Spotlight- Gordon Wardlaw

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on Gordon Wardlaw, Chemistry Teacher from Grangemouth High School in Scotland. Gordon loves being involved in wider school life and is dubbed as ‘Mr ICT’! Gordon is a teacher who is willing to take risks and try new things in the classroom, evaluating and improving them to ensure they…

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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’ …

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MIEE Spotlight- Charlotte Vernon

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining down on Charlotte Vernon from  Bolsover Church of England Junior School. Over the past 3 years at Bolsover, Charlotte has been a part of a variety of technological advancements which include utilising Office 365 and Surface Devices for effective teaching and learning. Charlotte is passionate about using OneNote Class Notebook…

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Planning made easy with OneNote

Planning. Just the word alone instils fear in an educator. We all start with good intentions to keep ourselves afloat and ahead but in reality, it’s a nightmare. Research with a group of Head teachers revealed that a considerable amount of time of the creative planning process wasted due to time spent searching through SharePoint…


Microsoft EDU Moments

Last week we were delighted to hold our first ever E2 Exchange Event at our Paddington offices and the atmosphere was electric! We even made it as a Twitter Moment! This is a result of the hard work, dedication and commitment we all have in empowering our students to achieve more, so thank you! Here…


Showcase School Case Study- Hardenhuish School

Hardenhuish is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school set in the magnificent parkland of the former Hardenhuish Manor and Chippenham Grammar School. Hardenhuish School caters to nearly 1500 pupils aged 11-18 and is one of three secondary schools in Chippenham, Wiltshire. They became an Academy Converter in 2010 and have been a Microsoft Showcase School since…

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MIEE Spotlight- Ryan van Graan

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at the great work of Computer Science teacher, Ryan van Graan from Trinity School of John Whitgift. Ryan uses Office 365 and Microsoft tools extensively in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning in his classroom. Due to Ryan’s expertise in using technology, he has spoken at BETT on using…

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Leading in Problem-Based Learning

A working definition to problem based learning is the approach that organises curriculum and instruction around a problem with a focus to engage the learner to find a solution. Educators are seen as the facilitator during the collaborative process, whereby students develop critical thinking, problem solving, and critical skills as they identify the problem. It…


MIEE Spotlight- Allan Thomson

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining brightly on PE Teacher, Allan Thomson. Allan is an innovative teacher at, Microsoft Showcase School St Mungo’s High School in Falkirk, Scotland. Allan is passionate about the impact that technology can have on our young people in the classroom, to prepare them for the skills they need for learning, life…

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Upcoming events- #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow

Announcing our brand new and exclusive this year #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series. The Microsoft UK Education Roadshow will help fulfil our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. With over 100 events taking place across the UK in 2017 and 2018, this is the perfect opportunity for…

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