Category Archives: Guest Blog

BETT 2017 Guest Post: Acer – “Exploration through technology is a right, not a privilege”

The next post in our Microsoft Partner guest blog series for BETT 2017 comes from Acer. With 40 years of experience, Acer is well suited to meeting the needs of modern educational institutions, to enable teachers and students to create new ways of interacting by providing reliable and easy-to-use solutions they can trust. Find Acer at BETT 2017 on stand B109.


Exploration through technology is a right, not a privilege

What technology companies needs to do to address education needs in primary, secondary and university education

By Preben Fjeld – Acer UK Country Manager

I am sure we would all agree that the priority of education is to help students to become independent and creative thinkers by providing them with the resources they need to succeed on the journey.… Visit the author's original post

BETT 2017 Guest Post: Tute Education – “Eight Out of Ten Students Prefer Learning Online”

Following on from yesterday’s post all about the BETT 2017 Microsoft Partner Campus, we will be sharing a number of guest blog contributions from Microsoft Partners found both in the Campus itself, and also those who are exhibiting elsewhere in the hall. This series of guest blogs has become a regular feature of our BETT coverage in recent years, and we are pleased to continue this tradition.

First up, we have a post from Tute Education, who can be found in the Microsoft Partner Campus (Stand C300), as well as having their own stand situated at D100.Visit the author's original post

#MIEExpert Alex Handy – Faculty Centred CPD to inspire teachers about Office 365

Over the coming weeks and months we will be featuring more and more stories, experiences, ideas, lesson plans and short anecdotal offerings from our current cohort of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts and Microsoft Teacher Ambassadors. Today we’re pleased to share a few words and a Sway from #MIEExpert Alex Handy, in which he gives some insight into how he is helping his peers to undertake further teacher CPD, which in turn is empowering them to use the tools found within Office 365 more effectively in the classroom.… Visit the author's original post

Guest Blog | Andre Quaglia- Understanding ingenuity: One teacher’s quest

By Andre Quaglia, MET, MCE, MIEE
Twitter: @quagliaspace
Website: cloudoflearning.com

The 2015 E2 Educator Exchange – part of the MIEE program – inspired me by giving me the opportunity to reflect on what it means to be innovative, courageous, and to demonstrate leadership, in education.

Even more important, E2 challenged me to ask myself how I was going to change my teaching practice to become an effective educator who advocates change and inspires others with thought-provoking ideas.

My experience working in the business world taught me the importance of thinking independently and solving problems using available resources.… Visit the author's original post