Afternoon spaces available for ‘The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education’ on December 8th

Earlier this month we posted details of ‘The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education’, an event being run by Microsoft Education Partner Morgan & Wolfe at our London Victoria offices on December 8th. We’d like to briefly update everyone at this point to say that the morning session is now…


EVENT: The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the changing pace of SharePoint in education

Recently we published a post detailing the work of Microsoft Education partner Morgan & Wolfe around utilising SharePoint in higher education for the more business orientated activities of an academic institution. In a few weeks Morgan and Wolfe will be running an event at our London Victoria offices:   The Collaborative Cloud – understanding the…


Automating the creation of SharePoint Resources

The following is a guest post from Richard Young, Director of Digital Learning at Wood Green School Witney, a comprehensive school 10 miles west of Oxford. Wood Green use Salamander Active Directory and Salamander SharePoint for automatic maintenance of Active Directory accounts and SharePoint sites.   Wood Green in Witney Oxfordshire is one the hundreds…


Microsoft at ALT-C 2012

On the 11th – 13th September we are excited to be exhibiting at ALT-C 2012, which is taking place at the University of Manchester. ALT is a registered educational charity in the learning technology field who aim to ensure that the use of learning technology is effective and efficient, by bringing together practitioners, researchers and…

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SharePoint 2010 – An Overview for Education

Watch this recording presented by Dave Coleman, SharePoint MVP, as he gives an overview of SharePoint 2010. During this recording, Dave explores how SharePoint can address key needs within education institutions and by making use of existing licensing agreements, SharePoint can also help to remove cost from your organisation. SharePoint 2010: An overview for education…

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Adding Quizzes to SharePoint makes a viable learning platform

Guest blogger John Kleeman, Chairman of Questionmark, describes how quizzes can be embedded in SharePoint and how SharePoint is coming of age as a learning platform. I’m hearing a lot of interest in SharePoint as a learning platform in Higher Education. You may have seen the University of Northumberland survey suggesting that 75% of UK…

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SharePoint Best Bred for Education?

Post originally featured on the SharePoint and Assessment Blog from Questionmark. Thought leader interview with Ray Fleming of Microsoft Australia about SharePoint’s place and future in Education. Ray, what do you do at Microsoft? I’ve worked in education IT for 25 years, and for the last 5 years, I’ve been with Microsoft. I used to…

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No-Code Designer Solutions for SharePoint 2010 training course

One of our partners, Collabco Software, have written a post I would like to share with you on SharePoint 2010 and the opportunity for a course on creating no-code SharePoint Designer Solutions. Please take a look below and if interested, details on how to enrol are given at the end. Information Technology has been continually…

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Brockenhurst College, staying lean and efficient

One area that we, here,in the Education team like to report on is cost saving and how looking at different area’s in education, this can be achieved.   Brokenhurst College, in the New Forest in Hampshire, serves a wide area, covering seven local authorities. Its main activity is providing exam courses at post-sixteen level. There…

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Partner Event: Microsoft Office 365 prep for Education Providers

At Microsoft in general, but especially in the UK we have a fantastically rich partner ecosystem, and within the education space alone there is a huge number of partner companies out there who can help with all sorts of projects. Oxford Computer Group, experts in identity and access management, are one such partner and they…

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