The Microsoft Partner Campus is an outward expression of the strong practical and creative two-way bond which exists between Microsoft and their partners, who are regarded as contributors to development as well as the ‘sharp end’ deliverers of solutions. This year we have 21 partners, offering a very convenient hub within which visitors can explore a range of digital solutions to common school-based problems.
As the Christmas TV adverts fill our screens and the festive decoration go up, it can only mean one thing: BETT 2017 is nearly upon us. For the Microsoft education team BETT is a special time of the year where we meet with our broader community, provide a stage for our Showcase Schools and MIEEs…
On Tuesday, Microsoft Education are heading to Liverpool to attend Innovation in Education: Enhanced learning and engagement through technology. Speaking at the event is Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Natalie Burgess, one of our Microsoft Teacher Ambassadors. Natalie will be showing all attendees Microsoft in Education, and how she is aiming towards Microsoft’s mission: empowering every student on the planet to achieve more.
Whether you and your students are already experienced in Minecraft: Education Edition, or if you are new to the concept of games-based learning, this event will be a great opportunity to get hands on with the technology and plan your next steps with the help of experts.
Next month we have a number of our free Microsoft in the Classroom events being hosted by Microsoft Showcase Schools, providing teachers and school leaders the opportunity to explore with colleagues and UK experts how teaching and learning can be transformed through technology and a 21st Century Curriculum. The event will include interactive workshops and presentations on OneNote, Windows 10 and Office 365, all within the context of the classroom.
#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.
We’re a little over a week away from #HackTheClassroom, an exciting online live event designed to inspire and enable you to incorporate new ideas and tools into your classroom so your students can achieve more. Thousands of educators from all over world will be coming together for two hours of inspirational professional learning, and hearing from a fantastic line-up of speakers. And as we close in on the big day itself, we can take a closer look at some of the special guests who will be joining Anthony Salcito for the session next Saturday.
We’re pleased to share another post written by Natalie Burgess, one of four Teacher Ambassadors to recently join our team. Many of you will be familiar with Natalie, through her fantastic work as a #MIEExpert over the years, and you may have even taken part in one of her sessions in the Showcase Classroom section of our stand at BETT 2016. Earlier this week she was present for an event run at one of our Showcase Schools, and below she shares her thoughts.
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.
On June 23rd-24th, Microsoft will be taking up residence at Wellington College (a Microsoft Showcase School) as the headline sponsor for The Telegraph Festival of Education. Featuring a line-up of headline speakers including the Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Piers Morgan and Sir Clive Woodward, The Telegraph Festival of Education brings together the very best…