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  • Blog Post: Automating the creation of SharePoint Resources

    The following is a guest post from Richard Young , Director of Digital Learning at Wood Green School Witney, a comprehensive school 10 miles west of Oxford. Wood Green use Salamander Active Directory and Salamander SharePoint for automatic maintenance of Active Directory accounts and SharePoint sites...
  • Blog Post: OneNote in HE: the Dissertation!

    This is a guest post from Hélène Fyffe , an undergraduate starting her final year at Edinburgh Napier University , having spent a year on placement with Microsoft UK Education as part of her course. -- Having recently spent a brilliant year doing a one year placement with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: How will the next Shakespeare create their masterwork?

    Today we celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday, commemorating the life and work of a man whose 36 plays have stood the test of time. Well, he really wrote 38 plays -- 2 of them were left out of the first edition of his collected work. Actually, make that 40 plays, but we've lost 2 of them. Of...
  • Blog Post: Cost saving: Embracing the cloud

    Taking the first step into the cloud can be daunting, and often brings up questions about security and back-up of data, but there’s a lot of great reasons to make the move. As well as the productivity benefits, the cost savings elements of embracing the cloud cannot be ignored. Think about how...
  • Blog Post: Exciting Learning: Collaboration and Communication in university studies

    In the modern day, it is essential that future generation understand how to communicate and collaborate using technology as an interaction mechanism, not only in their personal lives, but in their education and future employment too. Communication is constantly evolving, and even more so today due to...
  • Blog Post: Janet Cloud Services for Education at UCISA 2013

    Here’s Mark McManus (Cloud Business Manager) coming straight from UCISA 13, explaining how we’ve been working with Janet and Office 365 Education. Janet cloud services for education from Microsoft Education UK
  • Blog Post: What’s happening at UCISA 2013 (video)

    Come and see us at UCISA 2013 on stand 38. Here’s Richard Wilderspin, Microsoft education HE Business Manager, to tell you more. Microsoft education at UCISA from Microsoft Education UK
  • Blog Post: Come and see us at the UCISA conference this week

    With the UCISA conference now almost upon us, we are looking forward to a thought provoking and productive 3 days in Liverpool debating the core themes of the conference - our business, our services and our future. The UCISA conference is always a highlight in the education teams calendar and we look...
  • Blog Post: Live@edu Upgrade Update

    By September 2013, all Live@edu customers will need to complete the upgrade to Office 365 for education. Microsoft will start to schedule your institution for the upgrade soon. By completing the upgrade process prior to the scheduled date, you control the upgrade timeline. Live@edu administrative changes...
  • Blog Post: Accessibility in Office 365 for education

    The Microsoft Accessibility team   run a wide range of initiatives, including a global network of Accessibility centres , an online Accessbility tutorial programme for Windows, Office and Office 365, which includes Office 365 for education. They also publish a comprehensive range of general guides...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Collabco at ALT-C 2012

    Guest post by Max Holden from Collabco. ALT-C is an annual conference for learning technologists. This year it will be held at the University of Manchester on 11th – 13th September and Microsoft and Collabco will be exhibiting here for the first time! Collabco will be supporting the Microsoft exhibition...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft at ALT-C 2012

    On the 11th – 13th September we are excited to be exhibiting at ALT-C 2012, which is taking place at the University of Manchester. ALT is a registered educational charity in the learning technology field who aim to ensure that the use of learning technology is effective and efficient, by bringing together...
  • Blog Post: How to enrol for Office 365 for education step by step

    The anticipated wait is over and Office 365 for education is now available. So how can you get started using Office 365 in your school, college or university? Below you can find a detailed guide of how to sign up for your 30 day free trial of Office 365 for education. Increase productivity in your education...
  • Blog Post: Plans and pricing for Office 365 for education

    With Microsoft Office 365, students and educators can work in real time on assignments and group projects, easily share information and view and edit documents in a browser or in Office. If your school is thinking of migrating to Office 365, here’s some details on the pricing. How to get started: Sign...
  • Blog Post: Janet helps institutions move to Microsoft Office 365 for education

    Janet is helping the sector harness the benefits of cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 for education through initial legal support and by agreeing a customised set of licensing documents with Microsoft, saving the sector time and money. A number of universities have worked with Janet in the production...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Education White Paper - Baby steps into the Cloud

    Gerald Haigh, an education writer and journalist, has close contacts within many education establishments. It was because of this that we asked him to interview a wide group of people about the use of Cloud services in education, which meant understanding what's going on today, as well as what the future...
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