Category Archives: Imagine Academy

Future-proofing and expanding students horizons at Toowoomba Christian College

Alison-JamesWe all have that one special teacher who we recall had a big impact on us, someone who helped shape our future through their dedication, encouragement and most of all, confidence in us when we were faltering.

One such mentor is Alison James, Specialist Computer Studies Teacher from Toowoomba Christian College in Queensland.  Founded in 1979, the school is a P-12 co-educational school with over 700 students.

Alison’s dedication, paired with her students hard work has recently seen 4 pupils from the school compete in the Queensland State Microsoft Office Specialist Championships.… Visit the author's original post

Data Science, IT and Cloud… certify your students

Guest post from Dan Bowen Academic Programmes Manager at Microsoft

As a technology company our products and services are evolving at an ever increasing rate. We are seeing the need for roles in analytics, data science, machine learning, cloud architects, artificial intelligence and more. So how can we keep up to date and how can we train students in these emerging technologies?


Step in Microsoft Imagine Academy. Pick one of the four pathways – IT Pro, Productivity, Computer Science or Data Science.… Visit the author's original post

Imagine Academy – providing digital skills, curricula & certifications to teachers, students and staff

The following post is from Anthony Nneke, Education Business Manager at Microsoft UK. Anthony leads on the Imagine Academy on behalf of the Microsoft UK Education team.


What does Microsoft Offer In relation to Professional Development and Digital Skills for Institutions?

Teacher Capacity is a crucial factor in driving success in classrooms around the world. At Microsoft, we are investing significantly in programs and offers to provide teachers with professional development. Our resources are represented through four primary programs:

Elsewhere on this blog you’ll find lots of posts about the MEC and MIE activities, but today we’re going to focus on Imagine Academy.… Visit the author's original post