Category Archives: Digital Strategy

Guest Post: CYPHER LEARNING – Don’t forget about pedagogy when chasing technology!

We are pleased to share a guest post written by Livia Mihai, of CYPHER LEARNING, a Microsoft in Education partner. The article below takes an interesting look at the need to make sure that any technological interventions within education have a solid basis in pedagogy, in order to impact teaching and learning.

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CYPHER LEARNING is a company that specializes in providing learning management systems for the educational and corporate market. CYPHER LEARNING products are certified Microsoft partners and provide integration with the following Microsoft services: Single sign-on with Office 365, OneDrive, and OneDrive for Business.Visit the author's original post

TES Education Hub – Meet the Head who’s using Microsoft tools to transform his tech strategy

The following post features on our new educational hub, hosted by TES, packed with tips and resources designed to improve your school processes. Weve pulled together the opinions and expertise of senior leaders on how technology can both inform and transform school processes to facilitate the difficult business of school management. In the following article explores the work of Tom Rees – Headteacher of Simon de Senlis Primary, a Microsoft Showcase School in Northampton –  who has developed a digital strategy across his school, and the wider Northampton Primary Academy Trust.Visit the author's original post

Day Three @ BETT 2017 – Surface Studio, Microsoft Whiteboard and more…

Three down, one to go… Hang in there! But what an exhibition it has been so far! It was another busy day on the Microsoft Stand and adjoining Partner Campus, with many other engaging activities dotted around the whole exhibition floor.

Earlier this morning Jonathan Bishop – head teacher of Microsoft Showcase School Broadclyst Community Primary, and founder of the Global Enterprise Challenge – delivered a Future Gazing session in the School Leaders Summit around Developing a Digital Academy.

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Building Digital Capacity in Higher Education

Some takeaways for Primary and Post-Primary

Dispelling Myths

Report coverLast week, the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education published its extended roadmap – A Roadmap for Enhancement in a Digital World 2015-2017 – which aims at building digital capacity in Irish higher education.

This is a comprehensive document that places the challenge of developing digital capacity in higher education (HE) across the entire school system. I particularly like the section where myths about digital technology in any education setting, are investigated.… Visit the author's original post