website stats
Browse by Tags - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Browse by Tags

  • Blog Post: Microsoft announces Office for ipad

    Microsoft is devoted to providing the tools which enable people from all walks of life to work anywhere and on any device. The ever increasing portfolio of Windows based devices available lay testament to that and with over a billion users of Microsoft Office globally we are now delighted to share that...
  • Blog Post: Transformation at St Birinus - Part one, The Push for change

    Guest post by education writer Gerald Haigh A large and successful secondary school for boys sets out to use technology to further improve its strong record of student attainment. Working in a strategic partnership with consultancy 3E, and managed ICT services specialist Civica, the school is developing...
  • Blog Post: T&L e-zine: Become an Office 365 expert with the Offperts

    We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these...
  • Blog Post: Let the techies do the tech. You, with your colleagues, are leaders of learning

    Guest Post by Education Writer Gerald Haigh It’s clear that because Office 365, cloud-based, is licensed free to education, many more school leaders are going to be attracted by rich possibilities that they may previously have thought unaffordable. The savings on servers and maintenance alone can run...
  • Blog Post: The Flipped Classroom, Is it really a new idea?

    Guest Post by Education Writer Gerald Haigh ‘Flipped Learning’, or ‘Flipped Classroom’ is a teaching method that involves giving students the content of a future lesson for homework, then consolidating the learning in class. It started, so far as I can tell, in American colleges, with academics posting...
  • Blog Post: Connecting SkyDrive with Office 365 for education

    As schools and other education customers move to Office 365 for education in Australia ( more info here ), it provides another piece in the jigsaw puzzle of your technology infrastructure. Office 365 for education provides email, Lync communications, Office Web Apps and SharePoint in the Cloud, giving...
  • 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: Welcome to Office 365 for education

    Starting today, Microsoft Office 365 for education is available , providing the world’s best productivity, communications and collaboration experiences to schools at no cost. “ The cloud and online learning are key trends transforming education today. Office 365 for education delivers a holistic collaboration...
  • Blog Post: A day in the life of a student

    Following on from our day in the life of a teacher post last week, here’s a nice infographic showing the student experience of working with Microsoft Office 365 versus using Google apps . Whether you are a school’s IT leader, an educator, a parent, or someone who values learning, you know students and...
  • Blog Post: Cloud for education: Live@edu and Office 365 for education

    Originally posted by Ray Fleming There’s recently been a lot of discussion within education about different models of ICT services. Individual universities have tended to use a mix of services provided on-premise and cloud-based services . And newer models of teaching and learning have accelerated the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office 365 vs Google Apps

    You may be considering a cloud-based solution to save costs and increase efficiency in your school, college or university. There are lots of factors to take into account when moving to a cloud solution in your institution, from security and compliance to access and support for users. This is a...
  • Blog Post: Schools Network Gains Greater Messaging Resiliency and Flexibility at a Lower Cost

    Originally posted by Why Microsoft Organizations, schools and businesses all over the world are considering potential benefits from cloud solutions, as they support employees and partners, and seek to increase their impact. Today we will learn how The Schools Network selected Microsoft Office 365 and...
  • Blog Post: New Lower Prices for Office 365

    As the opening sessions at UCISA 2012 come to a close, and the social festivities are about to kick off, there doesn’t seem to be a more appropriate place to be to make the following announcement. The post below from our Microsoft Office blog explains the announcement with much more clarity then I could...
  • Blog Post: School in a Box Reception – House of Commons, 29th February 2012

    On 29th February, Microsoft were at the House of Commons, Westminster for the School in a Box Reception hosted by Reading MP Rob Wilson. The event provided a high profile opportunity for schools and Microsoft Partners to show how they are working together to provide high quality, flexible and scalable...
  • Blog Post: Using a BlackBerry with Office 365

    Originally posted on the Live@edu blog. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use your BlackBerry to access Office 365? Well, now you can ! Yesterday RIM officially announced that BlackBerry Business Cloud Services was available for Office 365 customers. Key features: Wireless synchronization with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft staff and interns help raise public awareness at Brookfields School

      Brookfields School is a community special school in West Berkshire with a proven track record of providing high quality and innovative education to young people with special needs, recognised regionally, nationally and internationally. OfSTED continues to judge Brookfields School to be one of...
  • Blog Post: Some simple guidelines on moving to the cloud

    As more and more schools will be making the change and moving towards cloud technologies over the coming months, Microsoft want to ensure that our customers have the full support and any issues or queries during this transition. Planning, implementing and obtaining the right skills to ensure that this...
  • Blog Post: How many network managers, technicians and EduGeek members does it take…

    … to have have an informative and interesting day at Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park – with cake included? Yesterday Microsoft and EduGeek organised a day at the Microsoft Campus in Thames Valley Park for approximately 50 ICT staff, network managers and EduGeek to look at areas covering: Office...
  • Blog Post: ICT and saving money, 10th February 2011. West Hatch High School show you how

    Education ICT – The Future Developing ICT in education and cost saving  were a couple of the hot topics presented at the recent BETT show at the Olympia, London which are now featuring in schools across the UK and are fast becoming part of the education future. One of Microsoft’s success stories...
  • Blog Post: Partner Event: Microsoft Office 365 prep for Education Providers

    At Microsoft in general, but especially in the UK we have a fantastically rich partner ecosystem, and within the education space alone there is a huge number of partner companies out there who can help with all sorts of projects. Oxford Computer Group, experts in identity and access management, are one...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2011– a roundup of my first experiences

          Wow! After months of planning the Microsoft stand, finding presenters  and schools to share their  success stories, hunting down staff to work on the demo pods and theatre stand and even down to the colour of the Microsoft Education polo shirts, my first BETT (and my first...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 for Education

    Our resident Live@Edu and Office 365 expert, James Marshall , gives his take on the announcements made at BETT 2011. As the dust settles after the annual BETT exhibition , and Olympia returns to normal I always make some time to look through the various forums and blogs that comment on the big announcements...
Page 1 of 1 (23 items)