Do you get asked "How do I do that?" by friends, neighbours and parents?

If your teachers and students (and friends and family) are always asking you how to do something on the computer, even though you know you showed them at least three times already, you won’t be alone – statistics from a recent ICM survey carried out on our behalf show that almost half of all adults…

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There’s still time to tell us what you think in our web satisfaction survey

We’re working on updating our UK Education website and we’d like to know what you think of it as it is now – what works and what doesn’t? Apart from accessing the blogs, do you even visit it and is the information relevant to you? If you don’t visit the site, we’d love to know why;…

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Tell us what you think for a chance of winning Office 2007

We’re working on updating our UK Education website and we’d like to know what you think of it as it is now – what works and what doesn’t? Apart from accessing the blogs, do you even visit it and is the information relevant to you? If you don’t visit the site, we’d love to know why;…

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Live Meeting: Making the most of your education software

Are you confident that you are making the best use of your education software assets? Lets be honest, licensing is not an exciting subject and can be confusing, so its no wonder that many schools don’t know whether they’re getting the most out of their current agreements or if they’re even on the right one. This…

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Calling all film makers out there

The Films for Learning (FFL) project has been inspiring schools for two years now to create their own educational videos and share them with others online. As sponsors of FFL, Microsoft has helped to re-launch their collaborative website and online community in the hope that more students, schools and teachers will get involved and create and…

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Live Meeting: A better way to support and manage your network

At 3.30pm on Thursday 6th March, our latest Live Meeting will be demonstrating how System Center can make your school’s IT support management a more cost-effective and efficient process without compromising your infrastructure’s reliability. Traditionally, supporting end users has been time consuming and expensive, so with the use of ICT on the increase and the…

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Are there any ‘green’ heroes in your school?

Climate change and sustainability – these issues are at the forefront of most people’s minds nowadays as it becomes more and more obvious that we need to change the way we live. In the long-term, changing the way young people relate to the planet we live on and ensuring they understand the effect we have on it…

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Live Meeting: Getting the most from your PCs

If you’ve ever felt there must be a better way to do things, or your teachers are always saying they need more time, then our next Live Meeting at 3.30pm on Thursday 28th February is a must for you. As teaching, learning and the day-to-day running of schools becomes more and more dependent on the use of…

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Live Meeting: System Center 2007 – Making IT management easier

I know it’s half-term next week for most of us, but just in case you’re thinking of catching up on some of the things you don’t get round to in term time, this Live Meeting could show you a way to change that. (It’s bliss isn’t it, when the corridors go quiet?) Happening at the…

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Live Meeting: Virtual Teaching – extending learning across institutional boundaries

Learning Platforms and Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are hot topics now, and deservedly so – in many cases they are transforming education and helping make both teaching and learning a more engaging and interactive process. Most students today have access to a range of technologies and mobile and portable devices. Over 3/4 use the Internet daily, and half…

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