Microsoft EDU Moments

The education team have had an incredibly busy week with events happening all around the UK, preparations for Skype-a-Thon and our incredible MIEE community sharing their best practice in the classroom. Let’s celebrate our successes from this week and say thank you to our educators who are committed to ensure that every student achieves more!…

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Showcase School Case Study- Broadclyst Community Primary School

Broadclyst Community Primary School (BCPS), rated Outstanding by Ofsted, was founded in 1810 to serve the children of the local community in Broadclyst, Exeter. Still a community school, now with its own 40-place nursery, it has developed a local, national and international reputation for its innovative use of IT and digital media. It is part…

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MIEE Spotlight- Jennifer Harvey

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Jennifer Harvey, a teacher from Kilmaron Special Education School in Fife. Jenny is passionate about the role that technology can play in supporting young people with a range of educational needs. The pupils that Jenny works with in Kilmaron have complex additional support needs including; communication, mobility requirements and support…

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MIEE Spotlight- Richard Grice

On today’s MIEE Spotlight we have Head of E-Learning and Teacher of Physics Richard Grice from Brighton College. Richard is a passionate and forward thinking teacher, who embraces technology in his classroom. Due to his great expertise and innovation, Richard was chosen as one of the top teachers in the UK to attend Microsoft’s Global Teacher…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEDU UK

With Christmas fast approaching it’s a busy time at Microsoft EDU in the UK, this week we continue with our #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series travelling around the UK, fulfilling our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. This week we travelled to North Ayrshire and Gloucestershire, with…

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MIEE Spotlight- Simon Baddeley

In our next MIEE Spotlight, we are going to be looking at the incredible work of English Teacher Simon Baddeley, from The Freeston Academy, and his inspirational work incorporating Minecraft Education Edition into the writing process. Engaging young people in writing can sometimes be a challenge in the classroom. However, Simon has sparked his students imagination in…

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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’ blog will…

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MIEE Spotlight – Lee Whitmarsh

In today’s MIEE Spotlight, we’re excited to be showcasing Lee Whitmarsh from Alsager School and his fantastic work to empower students through technology whilst encouraging them to engage in positive community action. Lee has really taken what it means to be an MIEE to heart with his passion for pro-active and supportive approaches to inspiring…

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Reimagining the Writing Process

Finding time for students to imagine, draft, write and revise; finding time for feedback; creating effective collaborative environments for students; providing students proper instruction regarding the technical components of writing – can prove the most challenging parts of an educators role to ensure students make maximum progress. Microsoft in Education Microsoft Teams is a digital…


Showcase School Case Study- Wimbledon High School

For 137 years, WHS has been educating girls to go out into the world and make a difference. A beacon school of the GDST, their eye is firmly fixed on helping students equip themselves for the challenges of 21st century life from a young age – this has been recognised within their most recent appointment…

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