Learning Suite: It’s all about the apps!

In the video below, Anthony Salcito (Microsoft VP for Education), talks about the fact that when people come to Microsoft, they come to take on new challenges. The goal to have an impact in education is one of our biggest challenges and is something that is core to the business. Microsoft Learning Suite View more…


Safer Internet Day with CEOP – Free online safety resources and training programmes

Yesterday saw Safer Internet Day 2012 (SID) with CEOP. This has taken months of planning from the CEOP team who have worked continuously to ensure that, whilst your children are using the internet to complete homework, play games to relax or chat to friends through social networks, parents and teachers alike know and understand what…


Microsoft Learning Suite – free download now available!

Learning Suite is a comprehensive set of FREE software specifically all schools and teachers now ready for you to download. These titles add so much to Windows OS and Office. See below for the titles you can get. Learning Suite can be downloaded FOC  by logging onto the Partners In Learning Network  or alternatively directly…


NAACE Fun, Free Day–downloads for you

  Thank you to all those who attended the NAACE Fun, Free day on Friday 1st July. Below is a list of all of the software solutions, some of which were presented, many of which are free that Microsoft have to support learning in the classroom. SkyDrive and Office Web Apps Get online@home Photostory Windows…


Fun, Free Forum – get your free downloads here!

I woke up this morning and immediately the first thing I thought was, I did order the lunch didn’t I? I hope so otherwise I have a lot of hungry teachers, head teachers and IT network managers at Microsoft Campus today! So today was our ‘’Fun, Free Forum’’ at our offices in Thames Valley Park….


Register today for one of our Fun, Free days at Microsoft

Have you registered yet for one of our Fun, Free days here at our offices in Thames Valley Park? I’m organising 2 separate days for myself and some of my colleagues to show you some of the products and solutions  we have here, as well as some fun funky stuff that you can use and…


Fun, Free days at Microsoft for secondary schools–13th June 2011

As part of my role here at Microsoft I love to show off some of the products and solutions with my colleagues in the Education team, many of which are FREE to download to then use in the classroom. The Times Education Supplement have some examples with ways and examples of how these can be…


Announcing two new accessibility add-in’s for Microsoft Office 2010

The Office Platform Team released two new Microsoft Office 2010 Accessibility Add-ins on March 17th. While comparatively small add-ins, they enable big things! Try them yourself by downloading via the below links. The Subtitling Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint (STAMP)helps Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 users add closed captions to the video and audio files included in their…