Video tutorial - Getting started on the Microsoft Educator Community

The Microsoft Educator Community (or MEC, as we call it!) is a new community site that combines the experience of the Microsoft Educator Network and Skype in the Classroom. This site is a central destination where you’ll have access to over 1.5 million educators around the world, a fresh selection of professional development courses and resources,…


Partnering in Education with Microsoft Azure [VIDEO]

As you will be aware, July 14th not only marks Bastille Day in France, but also signifies an end to support for Windows Server 2003.  Many of our customers in the UK and Worldwide have used this point in time as an opportunity to review how they deliver core infrastructure services like file & print,…


MIEE TV – Expert Educators using Office Mix in the Classroom

Last week we shone the spotlight on one of the newest Microsoft technologies, and looked at how our Expert Educators are using Sway in the classroom. There were some fantastic examples of how this new creative medium is being used to engage and inspire students on a variety of subjects. Today, we’re going to shift…


Igniting creativity and raising standards in the classroom from ClickView at Bett 2013

Guest post by ClickView, one of our Microsoft Bett 2013 partners At Bett 2013, ClickView will be showcasing its latest Microsoft platform technologies and reinforcing its position as a trusted innovator within the education community. Our videos play in WMV, and are built on Microsoft Silverlight and Windows Azure platforms. We will also be showing…

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LWF12: Anthony Salcito - The New Classroom Experience

Anthony Salcito’s session from the recent Learning Without Frontiers 2012 Conference has now been made available online. For some inspiring thoughts on the future of teaching and learning, the session is well worth taking 20 minutes out of your day to check out. We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

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Microsoft Lync 2010 at De Montfort University, Leicester.

  It’s becoming increasingly clear that Lync  can be a real game-changer for universities. Among the higher education institutions we’ve talked to about this recently is De Montford University (DMU) in Leicester. There, the Information Technology and Media Services (ITMS) team, led by their Director, Michael Robinson, is engaged in a Lync implementation that will…

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A video description of Office 365 for education

After the announcement about Office 365 for education this morning, I thought you might appreciate this video from Jon Perera over in the States. It’s a summary of the news on Office 365 for education, and describes how the new services will be available. At the moment the pricing information is in US Dollars, and…

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Tech·Ed 2010 - Download the presentation videos free

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to get to Tech·Ed, you’ll know that some of the best technical presenters are there, presenting some of the most useful technical content for IT managers. Each year over 100 people from UK educational institutions travel out to it (this year, it was in Berlin), but I know that…

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The Oxfordshire ICT Schools Annual Schools Conference 2010

Last week I spoke with Mark Reynolds, our Schools Business Manager, at the Oxfordshire ICT Conference for schools. Unlike some of these kind of events, they had a large and growing audience, partly through extending the invitation to school governors too. It meant that there was quite a mixed audience, and plenty of diverging discussions…

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