Topic: Education

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
Unsplash/Nick Morrison
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
Unsplash/Christian Lambert and senso.cloud
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
iStock
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
Unsplash/Brad Huchteman
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

UK school, UNICEF and WHO host ‘global classroom’ on Covid-19

UK school, UNICEF and WHO host ‘global classroom’ on Covid-19
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 May 2020

Children worldwide attended the Microsoft Teams meeting to ask questions about coronavirus

Microsoft Showcase Schools to demonstrate remote learning

Microsoft Showcase Schools to demonstrate remote learning
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 May 2020

Three schools will host webinars to help others use technology to deliver lessons online

How is Japan adapting to remote working and learning?

How is Japan adapting to remote working and learning?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 April 2020

Education, government and enterprises are using Microsoft Teams to continue operations

UNICEF and Microsoft launch the Learning Passport

UNICEF and Microsoft launch the Learning Passport
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 April 2020

Digital platform aims to help those affected by school closures to continue their education

UA92 uses Microsoft Teams to create online learning environment

UA92 uses Microsoft Teams to create online learning environment
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 April 2020

The university’s strong partnership with Microsoft made the transition seamless

Newcastle University medical students graduate early with FlipGrid

Newcastle University medical students graduate early with FlipGrid
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 April 2020

Virtual ceremony enables doctors to support NHS amid Covid-19 pandemic

UWA deploys Microsoft-based remote learning solution

UWA deploys Microsoft-based remote learning solution
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2020

Tool facilitates online teaching during social distancing through Azure and Office 365

Indian educators use Microsoft Teams to teach remotely

Indian educators use Microsoft Teams to teach remotely
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 March 2020

Platform enables teachers and students to interact and collaborate during Covid-19 lockdown

ClickLearn’s new licensing makes digital training more scalable

ClickLearn’s new licensing makes digital training more scalable
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 March 2020

Small and medium enterprises can more easily improve user adoption and documentation

Microsoft and VISR provide HoloLens training at new Hull hub

Microsoft and VISR provide HoloLens training at new Hull hub
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 March 2020

The Digital Realities Centre aims to bridge a digital skills gap, cut costs and make tasks safer

Microsoft opens new office in Manchester to support UA92

Microsoft opens new office in Manchester to support UA92
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 February 2020

North West hub will help bridge the UK’s digital skills gap with computer science curricula

Learn on Demand Systems redesigns how firms re-skill their staff

Learn on Demand Systems redesigns how firms re-skill their staff
By Corey Hynes | 12 February 2020

Knowing something is great, but unless this knowledge can be applied to real-world scenarios, it is of little value. That’s why performance-based testing is so important

Performance-based testing ensures employees can apply knowledge to real-world scenarios

Technology will personalise education, says Anthony Salcito

Technology will personalise education, says Anthony Salcito
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 January 2020

Microsoft's education vice president spoke about the sector’s transformation at Bett Show 2020

Microsoft is equipping teachers and students with the tools to learn

Microsoft is equipping teachers and students with the tools to learn
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 January 2020

Firm’s new features give schools the technology to improve the education experience for all

Learn on Demand Systems adds to technical training with acquisition

Learn on Demand Systems adds to technical training with acquisition
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 January 2020

Wadeware will enable the firm to offer expanded content development services

Microsoft and BRAC bring vocational training to Bangladesh’s youth

Microsoft and BRAC bring vocational training to Bangladesh’s youth
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 December 2019

Skills Development Programme will cover graphic design, electrical installation and maintenance

Why user adoption is more important than ever before

Why user adoption is more important than ever before
By Michael Randrup | 02 December 2019

Organisations can use e-learning solutions to turn customers into evangelists 

Bett Show 2020: advancing education with technology

Bett Show 2020: advancing education with technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

22-25 January 2020; London

Attendees can hear from over 800 industry suppliers, enterprises and start-ups 

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