It’s a pretty exciting day for the team at 3P Learning, who have just been given the award for Microsoft Worldwide Education Partner of the Year 2016! And they made Finalist in the Technology for Good category too, which is a double success. I’m particularly pleased that they’ve been recognised for the great work that they have done in supporting millions of students around the world through the World Education Games, a free competition for students from 20,000 schools around the world, where they were challenged to compete against students from 166 countries to become the world champion for literacy, maths and science.… Visit the author's original post
In September we highlighted a new Department of Justice and Equality sponsored competition aimed at promoting positive attitudes towards disability in schools and celebrating differences. On Thursday last, Minister of State for New Communities, Culture, Equality and Drugs Strategy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin presented 12 year old Kerry native, Bríd Courtney with this prestigious award at a special Awards Ceremony in Farmleigh House’ Dublin.
The awards were the culmination of a new national essay competition, entitled ‘Someone Like Me”’ designed to promote and highlight positive attitudes towards disability in primary schools.… Visit the author's original post
For this week’s MIEE TV blog post we’ve got a special topic, involving national recognition for one of our Expert Educators and the work they do using technology to engage their students.
The Minecraft enthusiasts among you are likely to already of Ray Chambers, and anyone who visited the Microsoft stand at BETT 2015 will have had the opportunity to listen to him talk about and demonstrate in our Theatre how he has been using Minecraft to great effect at Uppingham Community College, where he is Head of IT and Computing.… Visit the author's original post