Work towards M.Ed qualifications through Microsoft, Tablet Academy and Lamar University global partnership

Microsoft has recently announced a global partnership with Lamar University, the largest teacher training University in the United States, in order for  teachers world-wide to gain post-graduate academic recognition for their participation in continued personal development courses provided by Microsoft. The programme has been developed with the combined efforts of Professors George Saltsman and Steve…


Microsoft Virtual Academy: Investing in your Future

With so much buzz around cloud services and architecting your business for the cloud, it’s easy to feel left behind. Don’t fret; there are plenty of ways to keep up with the latest and greatest news, information and training. If you’ve not heard about the Microsoft Virtual Academy before then you’re in for a treat!…

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Windows Azure Bootcamp – Powered by Tech.Days, Edinburgh 11th November 2011

If you are a developer looking to take advantage of cloud computing, but you haven’t yet taken the plunge, this free day of training is the quickest way to get up-to-speed with Microsoft’s offering; Windows Azure. We’ll take you from knowing nothing about the cloud to actually having written some code, deployed it to the…

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Academic discount code for Tech∙Ed Europe in Berlin

There are normally over 50 UK Education attendees at Tech∙Ed Europe, which is in Berlin this November 8 – 12. It’s a full week of deep technical education, hands-on-learning and opportunities to connect with Microsoft and Community experts one-on-one.  The main reason that people attend is to get deep training to our technologies, as well…

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Are you ready to deploy Windows 7? Need a bit more help?

Thanks to Rich from Bechtle, I know where you can get some help. Rich has just blogged about the Windows 7 Deployment Learning Portal on his Software Ruminations blog. Windows 7 Deployment – the Learning Portal We spend almost $10 billion a year on research and development, and so each time we release a new…

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TechNet webcasts

Each month the TechNet and MSDN teams over in the US host a wide range of webcasts on technical subjects. As they are held on Pacific Coast time, they first one of the day is normally at 4pm. There are others, later on in the evening, which are also good, but I know that you’re…

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Tech Ed – a week of developers and IT support teams in Berlin

This year Tech Ed is moving from Barcelona to Berlin. It’s also been squeezed into a single week – 7,000 developers and IT professionals descending on Berlin to enjoy a packed week full of technology. My first Tech Ed was only a few years ago, and I couldn’t believe the size of the event (and…

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Tech Ed arrives again – 3-7 November 2008

Time to start being nice to the people that sign off your professional development budget? (I know, you always are…) Tech Ed (also previously known as IT Forum) is in Barcelona again this year on the 3rd – 7th November, and the agenda and registration information has just been released. Tech Ed is the premier…

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Go to an event – without leaving the IT room

Over the next few months, we are going to running a series of briefings on specific aspects of ICT in education, relating to some of our newer technologies and their use in education. They are all running as Live Meetings, where you are able to watch the PowerPoint presentation on your screen, and hear the…

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