Topic: Education

Gamechanging technology revolutionising the classroom

Gamechanging technology revolutionising the classroom
By Guest | 13 February 2018

Mike Ehlenberger, general manager and vice president of ScreenBeam at Actiontec, says that delivering the best technology for both students and teachers in the education space is vital to success

Mike Ehlenberger from Actiontec, says that delivering the best technology in education is vital 

Teaching good data habits in educational institutions

Teaching good data habits in educational institutions
By Guest | 08 February 2018

Alyssa Putzer, marketing communications specialist at Metafile Information Systems, says that document management and paperless automation solutions can help educational institutions to capture and analyse critical data, increase efficiency and reduce costs

Metafile Information Systems' Alyssa Putzer says paperless automation helps institutions 

Preparing students for the reality of the modern workplace

Preparing students for the reality of the modern workplace
By Guest | 07 February 2018

Toni Townes-Whitley, corporate vice president of industry at Microsoft argues that in order to truly prepare students for the world of work, it’s vital that they are educated in a way that promotes the use of technology

Toni Townes-Whitley argues that to prepare students for work, their education must promote technology

Tribal Group uses Microsoft Azure to help reduce student dropout rates

Tribal Group uses Microsoft Azure to help reduce student dropout rates
By Elizabeth Robinson | 06 February 2018

Tribal Edge allows individuals to raise concerns about their learning

Microsoft launches first AI residency programme in the UK

Microsoft launches first AI residency programme in the UK
By Elizabeth Robinson | 02 February 2018

Graduates will work alongside world-leading experts to solve real-world problems

Microsoft backs new £17 million apprenticeship hub in West Midlands

Microsoft backs new £17 million apprenticeship hub in West Midlands
By Lindsay James | 29 January 2018

Staffordshire University plans to start work on the project at its Stoke-on-Trent campus

Bett 2018: Technology is changing the world and schools must change too

Bett 2018: Technology is changing the world and schools must change too
By Lindsay James | 26 January 2018

Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito says new tools are creating new opportunities for learning 

Institute of Coding to be launched in UK to tackle digital skills gap

Institute of Coding to be launched in UK to tackle digital skills gap
By Lindsay James | 26 January 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the venture will help people of all ages 

Microsoft showcases four new Windows 10 PCs for schools

Microsoft showcases four new Windows 10 PCs for schools
By Elizabeth Robinson | 24 January 2018

Devices are spill-resistant, resilient enough to avoid breakages and feature an all-day battery life 

The benefits of using open educational resources to help students

The benefits of using open educational resources to help students
By Elizabeth Robinson | 19 January 2018

Jill Davis from itslearning discusses how teachers can make the most of existing resources 

Microsoft welcomes UK government’s plans for education

Microsoft welcomes UK government’s plans for education
By Elizabeth Robinson | 23 November 2017

Chancellor commits to tripling number of computer science teachers

Bridging the skills gap in the digital technology industry

Bridging the skills gap in the digital technology industry
By Jacqui Griffiths | 16 October 2017

Digital technology has brought new opportunities to innovate, compete and drive economic growth. But the skills needed to make the most of these opportunities are in short supply. We take a look at how Microsoft is tackling the problem

Digital technology has brought new opportunities to innovate, compete and drive economic growth

Former Manchester United footballers partner with Microsoft

Former Manchester United footballers partner with Microsoft
By Elizabeth Robinson | 06 October 2017

UA92 will offer students a “game changing” alternative to existing courses

Microsoft 365 Education will be available from 1 October

Microsoft 365 Education will be available from 1 October
By Lindsay James | 28 September 2017

The solution brings together Office 365, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility + Security and Minecraft

Microsoft releases new e-book on workforce development

Microsoft releases new e-book on workforce development
By Elizabeth Robinson | 12 September 2017

Free publication explores how technology skills can be developed among students and workers

Smith’s Wood Academy in Birmingham turns to 3 Step IT

Smith’s Wood Academy in Birmingham turns to 3 Step IT
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 September 2017

IT lifecycle services company 3 Step IT has helped the UK school to save money and improve IT studies by providing staff and students with high-quality refurbished devices

3 Step IT has helped the UK school to save money and improve IT studies

Microsoft-backed digital schools programme expanded

Microsoft-backed digital schools programme expanded
By Elizabeth Robinson | 06 September 2017

Digital Schools Awards Scotland aims to embed technology skills in lessons

Digital Schools Awards Scotland aims to embed technology skills in lessons

“It is our duty” to update learning, says Angela Merkel

“It is our duty” to update learning, says Angela Merkel
By Lindsay James | 30 August 2017

Merkel highlighted the need for improved learning practises at this year’s Gamescom conference 

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