Topic: Education

Microsoft and UK Government event seeks to transform education with data

Microsoft and UK Government event seeks to transform education with data
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 August 2021

Global Partnership for Education is helping lower-income countries with education decision-making 

Delivering new levels of citizen engagement

Delivering new levels of citizen engagement
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 July 2021

Over the last 15 months, governments around the world have had to rapidly adapt their services to communities. Julia Glidden gives an insight into some of the ways that Microsoft and its partner ecosystem are enabling change

Julia Glidden shares how Microsoft and its partners are driving change in government services  
 

Pearson transforms language learning with Microsoft Azure AI

Pearson transforms language learning with Microsoft Azure AI
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 July 2021

Education publisher enables digital learning and helps students via interactive instruction

Accelerating innovation in challenging times

Accelerating innovation in challenging times
Microsoft
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 19 July 2021

We spoke with Dr Julia Glidden from Microsoft about how the public sector and its use of technology has changed in the last 18 months and how Microsoft hopes to shape the future of public service delivery

Dr Julia Glidden shares how Microsoft hopes to shape the future of public service delivery 

University of Glasgow uses Azure service for remote working

University of Glasgow uses Azure service for remote working
Twitter/Jason Dempster
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 July 2021

Educational institution turns to Servent to implement Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop at scale

Microsoft launches digital skills programme in UK schools

Microsoft launches digital skills programme in UK schools
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 May 2021

Initiative will introduce students to technology sector and topics such as AI, IoT and coding

Successful performance-based testing for IT skills

Successful performance-based testing for IT skills
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By Corey Hynes | 30 April 2021

By implementing performance-based testing, organisations can ensure that their programmes produce better results and higher standards

Organisations can ensure that their programmes produce better results and higher standards

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy to inspire young games creators

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy to inspire young games creators
Xbox
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 April 2021

Rare and Into Games will speak at Microsoft UK’s Work Experience Week to share career insights 

Embracing change: a new era for the public sector

Embracing change: a new era for the public sector
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 April 2021

Technology is enabling public sector organisations to pivot from process-led to citizen-centric service provision. Microsoft’s Julia Glidden shares how the firm’s products and partnerships have driven this change during a global crisis

Julia Glidden discusses the role of Microsoft’s products and partnerships during a global crisis
 

New College Lanarkshire teams up with Microsoft to deliver digital skills

New College Lanarkshire teams up with Microsoft to deliver digital skills
New College Lanarkshire
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 April 2021

Partnership will help students, businesses and local communities thrive in the digital economy

Microsoft supports software development training at 42 Wolfsburg

Microsoft supports software development training at 42 Wolfsburg
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 April 2021

Firm will help shape curriculum for automotive software and mobility ecosystems 

University of Oxford modernises IT with Microsoft Power Apps

University of Oxford modernises IT with Microsoft Power Apps
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 March 2021

Education provider has become one of the largest users of the solution in the UK

Shamrock Capital invests in Learn on Demand Systems

Shamrock Capital invests in Learn on Demand Systems
Learn on Demand Systems
By Alex Smith | 23 March 2021

The investment will support the expansion of the company’s virtual labs platform offerings

BettFest 2021: three days of education inspiration

BettFest 2021: three days of education inspiration
Bett Show
By Sarah Marshall | 02 March 2021

Event recognised those working for the education, health and well-being of students

EduTECH Europe 2021: redefining education technology

EduTECH Europe 2021: redefining education technology
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 February 2021

28-29 April 2021; virtual event

Event will bring together those working to lift and lead education in Europe 

Education technology: what’s new at BettFest?

Education technology: what’s new at BettFest?
Bett
By Sarah Marshall | 06 January 2021

Event will discuss best practices for educating students during a pandemic

LMS365 integrates Microsoft 365 custom training content

LMS365 integrates Microsoft 365 custom training content
iStock
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 January 2021

Increased support for learning pathways supports customer adoption of Microsoft 365

BettFest 2021: the latest in education technology

BettFest 2021: the latest in education technology
Bett Show
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 December 2020

20-22 January 2021; virtual event

Attendees can drive their professional development with education leaders and experts

UK universities join Microsoft to deliver digital-focused courses

UK universities join Microsoft to deliver digital-focused courses
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2020

Partnerships aim to equip students with skills needed in the modern workforce

Microsoft and the ODI launch Education Open Data Challenge

Microsoft and the ODI launch Education Open Data Challenge
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 November 2020

Initiative invites participants to develop solutions to online education challenges

Democratising data analytics education

Democratising data analytics education
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 November 2020

Microsoft and Springboard have developed an online programme to teach thousands of people the skills they need for data analyst roles. Representatives from both companies and two successful programme graduates tell us more

Microsoft and Springboard have developed an online programme to teach thousands of people

Microsoft expands Accelerate initiative across Texas

Microsoft expands Accelerate initiative across Texas
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 October 2020

State-wide support will provide students with digital skills in preparation for a new workforce
 

Microsoft reaches 10 million learners through digital skills initiative

Microsoft reaches 10 million learners through digital skills initiative
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 October 2020

Users have developed skills in software development, customer service and data analytics

The future of education: moving to virtual classrooms

The future of education: moving to virtual classrooms
IDC Europe
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 September 2020

Jan Alexa, research manager at IDC Europe, explains the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education and predicts how it may impact the way students are taught in future

IDC Europe’s Jan Alexa explains the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education

senso.cloud brings safeguarding platform to Microsoft Teams

senso.cloud brings safeguarding platform to Microsoft Teams
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 September 2020

Partnership aims to increase Teams adoption in schools and create a safer digital environment

Hugh Baird College uses Microsoft Teams to connect staff and students

Hugh Baird College uses Microsoft Teams to connect staff and students
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 August 2020

The platform has enabled lessons, choir practice and social activities to continue virtually

Microsoft and partners are keeping education on track

Microsoft and partners are keeping education on track
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 August 2020

Educators across the globe have turned to collaborations to ensure learning continued for the 1.5 billion students who were out of school due to Covid-19

Educators are collaborating to ensure the 1.5 billion students affected by Covid-19 carry on learning

Microsoft and OpenClassrooms are empowering students with AI skills

Microsoft and OpenClassrooms are empowering students with AI skills
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By Rebecca Gibson | 22 July 2020

The firms explain how their joint online educational programme is helping to fully prepare students of all backgrounds for the digital workplace

Firms discuss online educational programme and how it is preparing users for the digital workplace

Bangladesh university delivers online learning with Microsoft 365

Bangladesh university delivers online learning with Microsoft 365
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 July 2020

13,000 students can now use Microsoft Teams and Office 365 to complete work and collaborate

Microsoft launches Accelerate: Atlanta to upskill residents

Microsoft launches Accelerate: Atlanta to upskill residents
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 July 2020

The initiative aims to increase employability for the city’s underserved communities

Microsoft launches new digital skills initiative for economic recovery

Microsoft launches new digital skills initiative for economic recovery
Pixabay/Bartek Zakrzewski
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 July 2020

The business aims to help 25 million job seekers by the end of 2020

Sri Lanka’s educators to use Office 365 for remote teaching

Sri Lanka’s educators to use Office 365 for remote teaching
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 June 2020

Microsoft will support the Ministry of Education to create virtual classroom environments

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