Category Archives: Event

MEC Monday: Three Nations Skype-a-thon challenge


For this week’s MEC Monday blog post, we are of course going to take another look at the global #Skypeathon that starts tomorrow, and see some of the different ways you can get involved!

Last year students and educators all over the world travelled millions of virtual miles together, as they connected via Skype to other classrooms, and more about their languages, cultures, weather, geography, and so much more. There is still time for your school to join in this fantastic event, and some extra special unique elements for UK participants to explore…

Microsoft Educator Community UK: Three Nations Skype-a-thon challenge

Teachers in Wales, Scotland and England: Take part in our challenge with your school and classroom to be part of an unforgettable journey!

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Microsoft hosts diversity youth leaders to promote tech-career readiness

More than 100 students from various schools in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington and Portland, Oregon convened at the Microsoft Redmond campus for the second annual STEM+CS Exploration Day with iUrban Teen, a program dedicated to igniting, elevating and engaging the next wave of ethnically diverse leaders.

iUrban Teen students are part of a White House-recognized program with a mission to spark an interest in technology for teens and young adults who may not have access to — or ever see in person — STEM professionals who look like them.… Visit the author's original post

Next Level Learning – NSW Education Roadshow

Quality, free, relevant and hands-on education technology workshops do not happen often. This May and June Microsoft will be offering a hands-on workshops across NSW with the latest technology including Windows 8.1, apps, Office 365 and devices, including...(read more)Visit the author's original post

Which Microsoft Professional Development course will your school choose?

Looking for some Microsoft focussed professional development from the best ICT Educators in Australia? Need some guidance around ICT integration? Want to inspire your school to use technology in new ways? We have a perfect solution for you.

Microsoft Australian Education team and its Microsoft in Education Master Trainers have put together a list of amazing professional development opportunities for your school in 2015.

From short 3 hours workshops to longer one day and three day courses, there is a huge variety to help:

  • Develop Windows 8 Skills
  • Understand the potential of Apps
  • Work with Office 365
  • Know the power of 21st Century Learning Design
  • Build Peer Coaching skills
  • Understand new ICT focussed pedagogies

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