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  • Blog Post: Naace Strategic Conference 2013

    The time has come for us to attend the annual Naace Conference, which is taking place this week on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March 2013. The Naace Strategic Conference is titled ‘Learning Without Limits’ and is being held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel. Alongside engaging keynotes , informative breakout...
  • Blog Post: What’s been happening at Bett 2013 so far?

    It has been a great start to the show, with loads of exciting stuff going on around Bett 2013 at the ExCel in London. With Microsoft’s VP for education Anthony Salcito's address during the opening ceremony in the Bett Arena on Wednesday, to standing room only in our Learn Live Theatre, Bett...
  • Blog Post: SCEnAT on Cloud Event at The University of Sheffield, 23rd January 2013

    A technical innovation powered by Microsoft Windows Azure platform led by The University of Sheffield The advancement in cloud services now offers Universities and research groups access to an unparalleled level of technological power.  The University of Sheffield will play host this event to demonstrate...
  • Blog Post: SIMS Partnership Schools Conference

    Guest post Gerald Haigh At the end of November I paid a short visit to the University of Loughborough, where Microsoft Gold Partner Capita SIMS were hosting their annual SIMS Partnership Schools Conference. SIMS, with Microsoft SQL Server at its heart, is far and away the market leader in school management...
  • Blog Post: Azure IT Pro Camp (free 1 day training event)

    This is a Microsoft delivered training day, hosted by Salford Software in Manchester on Monday 10th December 2012. It’s a technical hands on introduction to some of the IaaS Cloud Services that Microsoft is now offering to Academic organisations. The camp will be led by an Azure specialist...
  • Blog Post: Day three at ALT-C 2012

    So the third and last day of ALT-C 2012 came around pretty quickly, what with so much exciting stuff so far from the conference. Day three was no exception, filled with lots of inspiring sessions and conversations. The main theatre kicked off with Mark Stubbs , Head of Learning and Research Technologies...
  • Blog Post: Day two at ALT-C 2012

    Another excellent day was had by Microsoft at ALT-C today, with lots of great sessions and  discussions. In the main theatre, the day started with Kirstie Coollin from Nottingham University, talking about ePortfolio for employability. Kirstie began by explaining how the Centre for International...
  • Blog Post: Day one at ALT-C 2012

    Well as first time visitors to ALT-C , we are loving it so far! University Place in which the conference is held In terms of sessions, the day kicked off with an intro, then a popular keynote speech from Eric Mazur (Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University), who discussed...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 at ALT-C 2012

    Guest post by Lee Stott Are you ready for Windows 8 and the Cloud? Millions of people around the world use Windows every day.  With Windows 8 Live tiles on the Windows Start screen, display information from your website and service and turn your app into a real time awareness engine - even when...
  • 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: Executive Briefing for Schools Event

    We’re supporting Outsourcery , one of our partners, at a great event exclusively for the schools sector on Thursday 19th April in Manchester. The event, which is free to attend, will include some informative presentations and demos about Microsoft solutions such as Office 365 and Lync . At the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft System Centre 2012 Launch Events and webinars

    We would like to give you the opportunity to invite you to register and attend the Best of Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) UK 2012 in May   in Manchester, Reading and London respectively. These will be our official System Centre 2012 launch events in the UK. · 8th May, Manchester (Hilton Deansgate...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft @ NAACE Conference 2012

    With the NAACE 2012 Conference fast approaching, we wanted to give you a quick insight into some of the areas we are going to be showcasing at the conference. Time flies and it still only seems like yesterday that we were wrapping up BETT 2012! This years conference is titled '3rd Millennium Learning...
  • Blog Post: Learning Without Frontiers 2012 Conference - Core Points and Conclusions (Part 2)

    Part 2 of my Learning Without Frontiers 2012 Conference summary. Last week I attended the Learning Without Frontiers 2012 Conference. My post yesterday introduced my initial 3 (of 5) core points gained from the conference. My final 2, and a short conclusion, are presented in this post. As mentioned yesterday...
  • Blog Post: Learning Without Frontiers 2012 Conference - Core Points (Part 1)

    Last week, I attended the Learning Without Frontiers (#lwf12) conference in Olympia. Aside from Olympia now starting to feel like my second home after spending the early part of this month there at the BETT 2012 show, the conference was arguably the most inspiring and motivating I have attended since...
  • Blog Post: Teched Europe 2012 Registration now open

    Come to TechEd Europe, unplug from your day job, & dive into the thousands of learning & networking opportunities In addition to over 400 sessions with Microsoft and industry speakers, TechEd offers you face-to-face connections with thousands of your peers who share your challenges. TechEd is...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2012: School in a Box Presentation Slides & eBook

    Reflecting on a great BETT, thanks to everyone who stopped by our stand, one of the most popular sessions within our Theatre Stand was the School in a Box presentation delivered by our Schools Business Managers, Sean O’Shea and Mark Reynolds. Delivered in their unique and entertaining way, both Sean...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2012 here we come!

    Happy New Year! Hope you all had a great festive season! With the holidays now behind us, its now all go to get ready for BETT 2012 . After months of preparation, I can't believe its now only a little over a week to go! More will be revealed over the next week on the blog, but we have some exciting plans...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync - Transforming Communications and Collaboration in Education and Reducing Costs

    Did you miss our recent Lync in Education webcast? The recording is now available below. Watch this webcast to hear how Stratford College managed their Lync project starting with the initial business case, through implementation to benefits realisation. Whether you are looking to introduce instant messaging...
  • Blog Post: Slides from the Microsoft in Education Forum (#msedf)

    Sean O’Shea , James Marshall and I recently ran the first in a series of Microsoft in Education Forum sessions at our offices in Reading. With over 700+ tweets about the event and some lively debate throughout the day, the session offered a unique opportunity for us to share some of the latest projects...
  • Blog Post: ITA Summit 2011 Slides

    Covering a diverse range of topics from cloud computing to gaming in education, the ITA Summit offered an action packed day for delegates eager to learn more about all the latest developments with IT Academy over the next 12 months. All the slides from the event are available on our Slideshare account...
  • Blog Post: Partners in Learning Forum UK 2011–Register today!

    Originally posted on the Microsoft UK Teachers Blog We are pleased to announce that we have been able to add an extra workshop to the the fantastic list of professional development opportunities at this year’s Forum. Bringing classrooms together with Skype Ever wanted to collaborate with...
  • Blog Post: Education Webinar Series: New Dates Announced

    As part of our ongoing commitment to help inform and inspire the education community about how our products and services can help save money and make your institution more effective, we are excited to announce the next in the series of our free webinars. Hosted by Richard Lane, we will be sharing the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum 2011 - Workshops

    The 8th Microsoft UK Partners in Learning Forum is a one-day conference, free of charge to all teachers and educators who wish to attend. The workshops and keynotes this year have a STEM ‘flavour’ and address the theme of ‘Teach more, learn more, inspire more.’ This year the Forum is being held at the...
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