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…


BETT 2014: Tablet Academy Free Training Days

BETT 2014 was a great experience for the Tablet Academy. CEO Steve Molyneux, is a BETT veteran, having visited every year for the past 30 years and it was very interesting for him to experience the changes that had occurred in mobile learning just over the past 12 months. Other representatives included MD Mark Yorke,…

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Using tablets in education: learn about the key features of Windows 8

Originally posted by Carlos I. James Gutierrez With the upcoming launch of Microsoft’s Surface Pro across 21 markets, customers can more easily edit, collaborate, and get things done from one device that they use from home, the office, and while on the road. As these new computing scenarios bring potential changes to the workplace through…

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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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SharePoint Saturday comes to the UK

Just a quick note to point SharePoint lovers towards the SharePoint Saturday, being held on October 2nd in Birmingham. At a time when training budgets are shrinking, then you’ll be cheered up to know that it is free to attend, and is being run by a group of SharePoint enthusiasts, very focused on sharing their…

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Live Meeting–What’s new in Office 2010 for students and teachers

Following on from the Deploying Windows 7 Live Meeting last month, Richard Lane (who’s our resident techie in the Education team) is hosting a pair of Office 2010 Live Meetings in July. As it is a Live Meeting (webinar), you don’t need to leave your desk, and no travel is needed – you can simply…

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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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