Office 365 at Westminster Adult Education Service

The following case study has been provided to us by Phoenix Software Limited. Office 365 is available to students and teachers at no cost through their academic institution’s existing Microsoft Education Subscription. You can check your eligibility at Office.com/GetOffice365. Westminster Adult Education Service Office 365 Case Study – Phoenix Software Limited from Microsoft   No…

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Azure StorSimple in Education – recorded webinar with Sol-Tec available now

The following post is written by Microsoft Colleges and Schools Business Manager Anthony Nneke, and reflects on his recent experiences with customers looking to improve the way in which they store and manage data. Included in the post is a recording of a webinar hosted with Microsoft Partner Sol-Tec, during which Microsoft Azure StorSimple is…


Mixing it up with Office Mix – Tips for Students

The following post originally appeared in the November issue of #TheFeed, and looks at Office Mix from the perspective of a student, and highlights some of the best ways PowerPoint can be used as a learning aid, and not just a presentation tool. TheFeed – Issue 2 – November Edition—Tim BushDocs.com So you’ve been back…


Controlling Your Microsoft Estate and Planning for the Future – webinar series

In the new year, our partner SoftwareOne will be running a series of webinars aimed at IT managers within education, covering a variety of topics that will enable academic institutions to engage with experienced consultants and learn from peers and contemporaries across education. Each webinar is summarised below, and the ‘Register here’ link will take…


Calling all female undergraduates! Microsoft Aspire Event – 15th January 2016

Calling all female undergraduates! On Friday 15th January, Microsoft HQ in Reading is opening its doors to all female undergraduates to be a part of the Microsoft Aspire event. Microsoft Aspire is all about inspiring young women to pursue careers in the tech industry. There are less than 30% of female professionals in the tech…

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Outlook 2016 – Quick Start Guide

Office 2016 is available within education at no cost, as part of your academic institution’s existing Microsoft licensing agreement. You can check your eligibility to upgrade to Office 2016 with your academic email address. — Following the launch of Office 2016 in September, we have been working our way through a number of Quick Start…


SQA launches new PC Passport qualification alongside MOS Scotland Championship in partnership with Prodigy Learning

Digital skills that extend beyond the boundaries of traditional academic subjects and permeate further into the way candidates work on all levels are increasingly sought after by employers. Schools need to find a balance between ensuring that all areas of the curriculum are covered, and blending into that the development of the skills and disciplines…


The Benefits of Microsoft Dynamics CRM in Higher and Further Education

A CRM solution has a key role to play in many aspects of the business operations and student/staff engagement activities of HE/FE institutions. To be successful, a CRM solution must have a very close fit with those activities and to this extent the development and deployment of an education-focused CRM solution has become a specialist…


New Resources for Educators and School Leaders Available Today

The following post first appeared on the Microsoft in Education blog on Monday November 16th — New Resources for Educators and School Leaders Available Today By Anthony Salcito, vice president, Microsoft Education To the community of 100 million players around the world, Minecraft represents many things – creativity, strategy, collaboration and survival, just to name…


Microsoft in Education at Future Decoded – Expect More. Do more. BE MORE.

Wow! What a day it was here yesterday on the Microsoft Education stand at Future Decoded! We were overwhelmed by the positivity and curiosity shown by all visitors, and it was great to hear everyone’s views on how we can continue to make a positive impact within education, working with our partners and customers. On…