Topic: Education

Dassault Systèmes and UMass Lowell to open new 3DEXPERIENCE Center

Dassault Systèmes and UMass Lowell to open new 3DEXPERIENCE Center
By Elizabeth Robinson | 25 June 2018

Hands-on learning facility will prepare engineering students for the world of work  

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 21 June 2018

Online language learning solution provider explains how it has benefitted from taking part

Microsoft acquires video discussion platform Flipgrid

Microsoft acquires video discussion platform Flipgrid
By Elizabeth Robinson | 19 June 2018

Solution will now be free to all students and educators, as firms seek to grow community

Microsoft Canada uses LODS’ Cloud Slice in its Learning Camps

Microsoft Canada uses LODS’ Cloud Slice in its Learning Camps
By Elizabeth Robinson | 31 May 2018

Solution reduces the lab costs per student by 93% and makes setup more efficient

Accenture to equip over three million people with digital skills

Accenture to equip over three million people with digital skills
By Elizabeth Robinson | 25 May 2018

The firm will invest US$200 million into new initiatives over the next three years 

A lesson in automation: document management for education

A lesson in automation: document management for education
By Guest | 22 May 2018

Metafile Information Systems’ marketing communications specialist Alyssa Putzer outlines the key benefits educational institutions can expect when they implement automated document management solutions

Metafile's Alyssa Putzer outlines why schools should implement automated document management

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Veeam Software

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Veeam Software
By Elizabeth Robinson | 15 May 2018

Company becomes first official lab provider for the Veeam Certified Engineer certification programme

PowerON partners with the University of Northampton

PowerON partners with the University of Northampton
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 May 2018

Collaboration will deliver the full suite of Microsoft System Centre solutions 

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Xvoucher

Learn on Demand Systems partners with Xvoucher
By Elizabeth Robinson | 04 May 2018

Solution allows companies to sell their content in a high-end marketplace 

Microsoft TEALS to bring coding to four El Paso schools

Microsoft TEALS to bring coding to four El Paso schools
By Elizabeth Robinson | 01 May 2018

Volunteer technology experts will help students to learn the digital skills they need for the workplace 

One of the UK’s oldest schools is using Surface Studio in class

One of the UK’s oldest schools is using Surface Studio in class
By Elizabeth Robinson | 23 April 2018

Technology allows pupils to create more detailed and professional coursework

Microsoft France opens new artificial intelligence school

Microsoft France opens new artificial intelligence school
By Elizabeth Robinson | 12 March 2018

Facility will provide students with a free seven month-course to learn AI development skills

Microsoft launches #MakeWhatsNext for International Women’s Day

Microsoft launches #MakeWhatsNext for International Women’s Day
By Elizabeth Robinson | 07 March 2018

Programme encourages young women across Asia to embark on STEM careers 


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