Topic: Education

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

The programme aims to help engineering students gain advantage by learning beyond their degree 

Microsoft and the UNHCR unite for the greater good

Microsoft and the UNHCR unite for the greater good
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 July 2017

We explore how the UNHCR and Microsoft Innovation Center Jordan are using technology to educate Syrian refugees and make the best out of the worst modern humanitarian crisis

Microsoft Innovation Center Jordan is using technology to educate Syrian refugees

What is 'cloud slicing' and how will it transform learning?

What is 'cloud slicing' and how will it transform learning?
By Guest | 12 July 2017

Corey Hynes from Learn On Demand Systems says cloud slicing will change hands-on learning

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

£1.3 million Cracking the Code initiative will help children in Wales prepare for the jobs of the future 

Introducing the new Microsoft Surface Laptop

Introducing the new Microsoft Surface Laptop
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 May 2017

New touch-optimised device is powered by Windows 10 S and offers 14.5 hours of battery life

Microsoft releases Windows 10 S for educators and students

Microsoft releases Windows 10 S for educators and students
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 May 2017

The new streamlined operating system, Windows 10 S, promises to improve security and performance

How new technologies are empowering educators

How new technologies are empowering educators
By Sean Dudley | 24 April 2017

Today’s students have different expectations when it comes to how they are taught and what is possible within the education space. Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito explains how educators must adapt and embrace technology to stay ahead

Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito explains how educators must adapt and embrace technology to stay ahead

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices
By Lindsay James | 31 March 2017

The devices will transform the way the government department’s staff work and improve ties with schools 

Digital skills will help new teachers manage their increasing workload

Digital skills will help new teachers manage their increasing workload
By Lindsay James | 27 March 2017

Microsoft’s Student Teacher Education Programme is being adopted by universities to help new teachers 

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia
By Sean Dudley | 27 February 2017

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform
By Sean Dudley | 22 February 2017

Organisation collaborate to help support environmental education and civic engagement

BETT 2017: Why STEM subjects need to be more accessible for children

BETT 2017: Why STEM subjects need to be more accessible for children
By Lindsay James | 03 February 2017

Anthony Salcito took to the stage at BETT to explain the Microsoft in Education Transformation Framework

River Dell District enhances student engagement with Microsoft

River Dell District enhances student engagement with Microsoft
By Sean Dudley | 26 January 2017

Surface Pro 3 and HP devices helping to bring about higher levels of productivity and collaboration

Microsoft’s School Data Sync solution now generally available

Microsoft’s School Data Sync solution now generally available
By Sean Dudley | 24 January 2017

Users can import information from Student Information Systems into Office 365

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector
By Lindsay James | 11 January 2017

Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Worldwide Public Sector explains how she is helping to empower every citizen, government and public organisation on the planet to achieve more

Townes-Whitley on how she's helping to empower citizens, governments and public organisations

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls
By Lindsay James | 23 November 2016

Cindy Rose says girls are just as likely as boys to change the world using technology

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching
By Lindsay James | 18 November 2016

A school in Falkirk has become the first in Scotland to transform teaching by using Microsoft products

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme
By Lindsay James | 17 November 2016

Satya Nadella joined NZ Minister of Education to discuss the computational thinking initiative

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2016

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell to implement student-centred learning

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell

 

The need for improved cybersecurity in higher education

The need for improved cybersecurity in higher education
By Guest | 28 October 2016

Florian Malecki from Dell Security says that higher education IT professionals face an enormous task when it comes to enabling end users to maximise the benefits of increased mobility and connectivity, while keeping the institution’s network and data secure

Florian Malecki from Dell Security explains how to keep an institution’s network and data secure

Microsoft and HP team up to transform how tech is used in schools

Microsoft and HP team up to transform how tech is used in schools
By Lindsay James | 24 October 2016

Microsoft and HP have chosen 61 schools across the world that will receive hi-tech tools


Minecraft: Education Edition to be released in November

Minecraft: Education Edition to be released in November
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

Feedback from thousands of teachers and students has helped shape the new release

Hack the Classroom aims to inspire educators to adopt new ideas

Hack the Classroom aims to inspire educators to adopt new ideas
By Sean Dudley | 23 September 2016

Microsoft online event takes place from 8am-10am PST on 24 September 2016

Powerful productivity at London Business School

Powerful productivity at London Business School
By Lindsay James | 16 September 2016

By implementing a unified communications platform from Outsourcery, London Business School is able to collaborate much more easily, resulting in greater productivity

London Business School has implemented a unified communications platform from Outsourcery

Empowering teachers with Office 365 Education

Empowering teachers with Office 365 Education
By Lindsay James | 19 August 2016

Microsoft has highlighted some of the new features of Office 365 Education, including Microsoft Classroom

Cuyahoga County enters new digital alliance with Microsoft

Cuyahoga County enters new digital alliance with Microsoft
By Sean Dudley | 18 July 2016

Citizens can use new mobile app to quickly gain important county information

WPC 2016: Microsoft launches new Professional Degree programme

WPC 2016: Microsoft launches new Professional Degree programme
By Sean Dudley | 14 July 2016

Initiative to provide professionals with knowledge and experience to grow skills in critical fields

Schoolchildren leverage IoT to build UK’s fastest rocket-powered car

Schoolchildren leverage IoT to build UK’s fastest rocket-powered car
By Lindsay James | 06 July 2016

The BBC micro:bit has been leveraged to capture data about the rocket-powered car.

ISTE and Microsoft to provide professional learning resources

ISTE and Microsoft to provide professional learning resources
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 June 2016

Organisations to inspire educators to develop schools where technology is embedded into the culture

Microsoft offers educators early access to Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft offers educators early access to Minecraft: Education Edition
By Lindsay James | 10 June 2016

The special edition, which includes lesson plans, allows up to 30 students to collaborate  

Creating a state of the art college campus with Dell technology

Creating a state of the art college campus with Dell technology
By Lindsay James | 08 June 2016

Dell has helped the Welsh Government to create a landmark campus for Cardiff and Vale College

Dell has helped the Welsh Government to create a modern campus for Cardiff and Vale

Better back up and recovery at Syracuse University

Better back up and recovery at Syracuse University
By Lindsay James | 01 June 2016

Thanks to Veeam’s technology, Syracuse University is able to recover 1,500 virtual machines within 24 hours

Syracuse University can recover 1,500 virtual machines in 24 hours thanks to Veeam