SEND tools from Microsoft – Empowering every student on the planet to achieve more

As part of Microsoft’s aim to empower every student on the planet to achieve more, there are a number of tools and functions available across Windows 10 and Surface devices to help both teachers and students in classes with SEND. The following infographic shows some of the resources available, and which areas of SEND they can assist.

#MIEExpert-led Webinars – December 2016 Schedule

As well as the obvious treats of the season, December brings with it more MIEExpert webinars!
So regardless of whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, all are welcome and encouraged to register for any and all of the sessions below. Don’t worry if you can’t make it on the day – these will all be recorded and available after the live session, so sign up anyway to be emailed details of the content at a later date.

Limited time offer on Premium Surface EDU Bundles

Available with EES renewals between July and December 31st, qualified educational institutions can purchase up to 30 Premium Surface Pro 4 or Premium Surface Book EDU Bundles and Complete for EDU Bundles at 20% off MSRP.

Microsoft Surface Studio and Windows 10 Creators Update announced

It’s been an exciting week at Microsoft, with the announcement of the Surface Studio taking the headlines at Wednesday’s Microsoft Windows 10 Event in New York. But it wasn’t just the Surface Studio that was unveiled, as a number of other announcements were made, many of which will have a great impact within education.

Surface in Education event – October 22nd, Microsoft UK HQ

    :: EVENT UDPATED: now including first look at newly announced Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 ::   Next month we will be opening the doors of our UK HQ for a full day of all things Surface within education. Interact and take a sneak peek at what the future of classroom looks like…

Academic pricing on Surface RT

Microsoft is pleased to offer special pricing on Surface RT directly to schools and universities for a limited time between 19th June 2013 and 31st August 2013. Our mission in education is to help schools and universities, students and educators realise their full potential. One way we do this is by offering software, hardware and…


Surface RT– Academic Offer

                                        Students with a valid academic email address can now save 10% when they purchase any Surface RT device through Microsoft Store! The offer is available for students, faculty and staff, and requires verification of eligibility…


Buying Surface through commercial order

With the recent release of the Surface Pro, and just over 6 months since the launch of the RT device, we hope you’ve had a good chance to get your hands on one and have a play.   If, like us, you love the Surface and want to get a device, accessories or after-market service…


Surface reviews from IT education staff

Following the recent release of Microsoft Surface, we were really keen to find out how Surface is working out in an education environment. We interviewed Ian Mills from Bolton Metropolitan Council and Mike Richardson from Stockton Borough Council. Both these guys work in local authority roles that support schools with the use of IT. Here’s…