Category: Education Highlights

Meet the Minecraft Education Team at Bett 2019!

The Minecraft: Education Edition team will be travelling to the UK next week for Bett 2019! Bett is the first industry expo of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together 800 leading companies, 100 startups and more than 30,000 attendees from the global education community. We will be running hands-on workshops and demos at the new Minecraft Classroom... Read more

Microsoft Europe’s 10 biggest stories of 2018

This past year has been incredibly busy for Microsoft in Europe. We’ve launched new devices, worked with customers and partners to push technological boundaries, and continued to develop solutions that will help every person and organisation achieve more. To round off the end of the year, we’ve taken a look back at some of our The post Microsoft Europe’s 10... Read more

Podcast: #EduTechTalks #1 – Managing Your School’s Devices

For a while now, my good friend and colleague Amit Pawar and I have been talking about launching a podcast to talk about the crossover of technology and education. After a bit of back and forth, we have finally made it happen (with a lot of help from Liezl Milan!) In this first episode, we discuss why you should manage devices, the role of an MDM in supporting this, and how... Read more

“The only thing you need is what I call the 3D Model — you need Drive, you need Direction, and you need Discipline to create impact and see the results.” – Waqas Shafique, Pakistan

December 13, 2018 “The only thing you need is what I call the 3D Model — you need Drive, you need Direction, and you need Discipline to create impact and see the results.” – Waqas Shafique, Pakistan Waqas ShafiqueMaster Trainer & Coordinator (ICT Initiatives & Digital Literacy)Millennium Education/Future World [email protected] As a... Read more

Reblog: Minecraft & Education Make Sense Together

Last June something I never expected happened. I found myself speaking before a crowded room of European Union members, think tanks, NGOs, industry representatives, policymakers and their kids about my books and the incredibly influential game Minecraft. Why were they interested? I was talking about how my Minecrafter books and the game that inspired them can be useful in... Read more