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Last week was an exciting time for us with the release of Office 2016. Packed full of new features and improvements, there are plenty of ways in which educators and students of all ages will be able to achieve more with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote.
We’ve been hearing about what must have a good claim to be the earliest whole-school adoption of Windows 10 in the country, if not in the world. The installation – at the 700 pupil Arnhem Wharf Primary in Tower Hamlets– began on 3 August this year, five days after the Windows 10 global release.
Over the last few weeks we have been looking at a series of video tutorials for Sway, and so far we have explored what Sway is and how it can be used to make a tutorial and share a vacation - but it doesn't stop there. Another way that this app can help you to collaborate and share at school, at home or on the go, is through creating newsletters.
Whether a school wants a fully functional staff portal in days or a University seeks a teaching aid for a business school on a repeatable, cost-effective basis or a Further Education college wants a fully integrated information centre solution, anything is now possible.
Simon de Senlis Primary in Northampton is one of our Microsoft Showcase Schools, and is hosting an event in October to explore some of the big questions at the moment around technology in schools, devices, software procurement and technical support.
Next month we will be opening the doors of our UK HQ for a full day of all things Surface within education. Interact and take a sneak peek at what the future of classroom looks like with the power of Surface, Surface Pro, and Surface Hub.
Today sees the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows, giving students and teachers access to a host of new features, as well as improvements to many of the existing functionalities that are used on a daily basis in classrooms, study groups, at home or on the move.
There is a lot of performance data available, from RAISE Online and OFSTED inspection data, through to data that schools manage within their own systems, and it’s becoming more important than ever to be able to draw insight from that data with speed and ease.
Teachers will often find themselves working from many different locations and on different machines. Whether it's moving between classrooms, checking emails from the staffroom, marking assignments on the train using a mobile device, or planning lessons at home, educators are always looking for a way to work wherever they are.
Considering mobile devices for your school, college or university? Unsure of what they can do? Join Softcat and Microsoft to explore the world of Surface in education, and how Surface and Windows 10 are changing how schools use mobile devices in class.