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  • Blog Post: Free Surface Devices for the first 300 institutions attending Tablets for Schools Conference.

    We’ve promoted this great conference before but were now thrilled to announce that Microsoft Education UK will be giving away 300 surface devices to schools at the conference. On Monday 9 th December 2013 Tablets for Schools will be holding their first conference at the QEII in Westminster . The focus...
  • 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: Yammer – the next step for social networking in schools?

    Yammer , the enterprise social network and one of Microsoft’s most recent acquisitions, allows you to collaborate, communicate and share your thoughts within your network, be it a school or business. Think ‘The Social Network’ and Facebook’s origins, where students at Harvard University could communicate...
  • Blog Post: Apprentice and education leader helping young entrepreneurs in schools

    Claire Young is a successful entrepreneur, who owns a business called School Speakers that puts motivational speakers into schools. Claire is also known for participating in the the Apprentice TV series three years ago. On leaving the Apprentice, Claire had over 500 job offers, before starting her own...
  • Blog Post: Deciding on a virtualisation scenario for your school

    Taken from our Virtualisation with Microsoft® Hyper-V eBook (available to view and download below). Here’s a look at a typical small scale scenario: You are a school with only 4 servers, one of which is your Active Directory server, maybe a setup like the one below. For this scenario you could quite...
  • Blog Post: Improved communication in education with Microsoft Lync 2010

    With any luck we will soon be into summer, when we can (normally!) rely on good weather conditions for travel into school and work. But winter 2012 again saw more extreme weather conditions. These continued to increase school closure days and education institutions suffered the effects from unforeseen...
  • 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: Starting a Student-Led Company

    Post written by Mark Reynolds , Schools Business Manager (South) Microsoft does a lot of good things for its staff, which is probably why in 2011 we were named as the best multinational company to work for in the “ Great Place To Work ” survey (beating McDonalds, Google and Coca Cola, to name but a few...
  • Blog Post: South Korea to go ‘all digital’ for textbooks by 2015

    A recent blog post from Ray Fleming that I thought would be worth sharing on the UK schools blog: The South Korean government have announced that by 2015, they will move from physical textbooks across to digital content, and will move their national academic tests online too. The plan is to digitise...
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