Topic: Education

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

Making the internet of things accessible to everyone

Making the internet of things accessible to everyone
By Lindsay James | 19 May 2016

London-based startup SAM Labs is working to democratise the internet of things


Real Madrid’s Marcelo Vieira backs YouthSpark initiative

Real Madrid’s Marcelo Vieira backs YouthSpark initiative
By Lindsay James | 12 May 2016

Through the YouthSpark programme, Vieira is helping to empower children with technology

YouthSpark initiative empowers 100 non-profits in 55 countries

YouthSpark initiative empowers 100 non-profits in 55 countries
By Lindsay James | 22 April 2016

Microsoft's YouthSpark initiative is providing opportunities for young people across the globe

Kent School District uses Windows 10 to enhance student learning

Kent School District uses Windows 10 to enhance student learning
By Sean Dudley | 15 April 2016

Authority in Washington State to extend rollout following successful pilot

Microsoft joins with LinkedIn to market OneNote to educators

Microsoft joins with LinkedIn to market OneNote to educators
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 April 2016

Microsoft boosts OneNote awareness among educators with the help of LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

Microsoft boosts OneNote awareness with the help of LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

Microsoft and the BBC join to educate students on IoT

Microsoft and the BBC join to educate students on IoT
By Lindsay James | 08 April 2016

The BBC micro:bit is being made available to over a million students in the UK

ICONICS shares its three secrets to IoT success

ICONICS shares its three secrets to IoT success
By Guest | 01 April 2016

Unlike many overhyped technology visions over the years, IoT has the underpinnings to start happening throughout the developed world. But success requires careful thought, says ICONICS' Melissa Topp

IoT has the underpinnings to start happening in the developed world

Easing the administrative burden for educators

Easing the administrative burden for educators
By Guest | 28 March 2016

Brooklands College has improved meeting management by implementing BoardPacks from eShare

Brooklands College has improved meeting management with BoardPacks from eShare

IASA 2016 Educational Conference and Business Show

IASA 2016 Educational Conference and Business Show
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 March 2016

12-15 June; San Antonio, Texas

IASA is recognised as one of the best education and networking events in the industry

International School of Stuttgart standardises its use of Office 365

International School of Stuttgart standardises its use of Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 29 February 2016

Microsoft FastTrack helps German school migrate staff and students to new platform

Using virtualisation to modernise education

Using virtualisation to modernise education
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 February 2016

Dell Wyse vWorkspace technology has helped Parkdale Secondary School to deploy a bring your own device strategy and meet increasing demand for IT in classrooms despite funding cuts

Learn how Dell has helped Parkdale Secondary School to deploy a bring your own device strategy

One million students to get free access to Office 365 Education

One million students to get free access to Office 365 Education
By Sean Dudley | 05 February 2016

Microsoft works with New York City Council and US Department of Education to launch new initiative

Microsoft supports White House scheme to boost computer science

Microsoft supports White House scheme to boost computer science
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 February 2016

Microsoft supports US government effort to bring computer science teaching to all American students

New VIVIDtouch screens with Windows 10 launch at Bett

New VIVIDtouch screens with Windows 10 launch at Bett
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 January 2016

Steljes launches first non-Android series of devices with interactive panels that run on Microsoft OS

Microsoft invests in new version of Minecraft for the classroom

Microsoft invests in new version of Minecraft for the classroom
By Lindsay James | 22 January 2016

New and expanded version of Minecraft will empower teachers, says Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito