Experience everything that Microsoft Education has to offer at Bett 2018

There are plenty of ways to interact and learn during your time at Bett, and the Microsoft Education Campus is divided into specific areas to help you easily find information, guidance, hands-on training, and experiences related to what matters the most to you and your institution. We are now pleased to share details of what is happening on the Microsoft Education Campus (stand E300), the different sessions and workshops available for free throughout the whole show, partner expertise and the many speakers dotted around the show.


Hack The Classroom is back on June 27th! Register for the live event

Hack The Classroom returns on Tuesday 27th June, and you can join the online live event! As the world changes and is moving more rapidly, it is hard to keep up with what are the most powerful ways to incorporate technology into your classroom. Hack the Classroom is an exciting, online, live event designed to show you what’s possible and ignite new ideas. This year, we’ll be live from ISTE bringing you the latest tools designed to empower your students to achieve more.


Day One @ BETT 2017 – All you need to know

As the legs begin to show signs of fatigue, you’ve lost count of the number of coffees you’ve drunk, and the constant background noise quietens to the point where you can almost make out individual voices, there is no escaping the fact that BETT 2017 is here, it’s happening, and it’s bigger and better than ever! It’s been a busy day on all fronts for the Microsoft team, and across all corners of the exhibition floor there has been something for everyone!


What does #HackTheClassroom mean to educators?

#HackTheClassroom is very nearly upon us! We’re all looking forward to tomorrow’s live event hosted by Anthony Salcito, and featuring a fantastic line-up of guest speakers. As you should hopefully know by now, the theme of the day is ‘small steps to big impact’, and we already have thousands of educators from all over the world who have registered for the session, to share their own stories and learn new ideas from others.


“Small steps to big impact” – Register now for Hack The Classroom, September 24th

Hack The Classroom is back! On Saturday 24th September educators from all over the world will come together to share ideas, experiences, insights and conversation, as the education community as a whole looks to drive further innovation in the classroom through the use of technology. The theme for this live event will be “small steps to big impact”, and joining host Anthony Salcito is a line-up of exciting industry speakers and trailblazing educators, featuring many hacks created by teachers from around the world.


‘Daily Edventures’ with Steve Isaacs – “Students need more time to learn and create”

‘Daily Edventures’ is a continuously evolving blog by Microsoft Global Education Vice President Anthony Salcito. Described as his ‘365-day look at global heroes in education’, it features stories about, and interviews with, educators from around the world all of whom have in common an innovative and optimistic vision of technology as a powerful agent for change.


Anthony Salcito’s Daily Edventures: Games-Based Learning with Stephen Reid

Regular readers of this blog may have previously come across references to and extracts from Daily Edventures, Anthony Salcito’s blog that tells the stories of his various encounters and conversations with those he calls ‘global heroes in education’. The use of gaming as a medium to expose young learners to new concepts and ideas, and…


Students and educators cover 3 million miles in two days during Skype-a-Thon

It wasn’t so long ago, relatively speaking, that the only real way for school children to gain a first-hand appreciation and understanding of foreign cultures, customs and (to an extent) languages was for their school to take part in the exchange student programme. Nowadays, technology empowers us to speak with people on the other side…


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…