Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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 announcements and upcoming events happening this month! Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day! At Microsoft Education UK we have many amazing teachers we would like…

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OneNote gives you flexibility

Today’s guest blog post comes from Andrew Bruton, a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages. He is a lifelong learner with a passion for communication and believes that real-world experience is crucial when motivating learners. Andrew lived and worked in Peru for many years, running an award-winning hostel and returned to teaching at a time when…

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An honest opinion of how to plan your school’s digital strategy

Today’s blog post comes from guest writer Hannah Mathias, a passionate MIEExpert and E-Learning Manager at Cardiff and Vale College. She recently blogged giving  honest and useful advice for people making strategic decisions and urges them to lead the plan for their digital strategy with the needs of their institutions staff and students rather than basing…

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Microsoft wows with accessibility tools at the BDA International Conference

A guest blog post written by Arran Smith, UK Dyslexia & SEND Consultant to Microsoft and the SEND Group At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. This is so true when it comes to accessibility. It is estimated that 10% of the UK population…

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Still the OneNote we love, just a better version

The OneNote Team at Microsoft, last week announced a more streamline experience for OneNote Windows users with one combined version of OneNote which encompasses all of the great features from both the Windows 10 app and OneNote 2016 Desktop version. This latest announcement comes as another example of how the Microsoft OneNote team is dedicated…

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What’s New in EDU- Intune for Education Special

As educators we are always looking for the simplest way to manage our classrooms and for some of us this includes our classroom devices. The introduction of Intune for Education means managing devices became a whole lot easier, creating a streamlined process which is accessible to all. In the latest special edition of ‘What’s New…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

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 announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  Last week saw the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…

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Minecraft: Education Edition – World Library

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant Liz Wilson Setting up a new world in Minecraft: Education Edition is easy, right? You sign in… press play.. select ‘create new’… choose ‘Blocks of Grass’ and you are done! A perfect, flat, empty world all ready for you to spend hours working in to carefully create an immersive space…

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OneNote allows us to run like a well-oiled machine

Today’s case study blog comes from #MIEExpert and Minecraft Trainer Kojo Hazel, a PE Teacher working at Treorchy Comprehensive School, one of the few MS Showcase Schools in Wales. Kojo is an avid user of Microsoft technologies and has had great success in utilising his passion for all things Microsoft to develop independent and interdependent…

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The power of technology changes lives

If you are a keen user of Microsoft technologies including Office 365 and Windows 10 then you will already be well aware of the amazing features it offers for accessibility. However, unless you yourself require specific features through your own personal additional needs then you may not have seen the real impact of these tools…

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