Category: Education Highlights

Anyone can create stories through data with Power BI

Written by Natalie Afshar This blog post is inspired by a workshop on Power BI by Ray Fleming at the Microsoft Learning Partner Summit in January 2018. It’s 2018, and we live in a world saturated with data. Yet it is not enough to simply crunch numbers, process the data and generate reports. The way we present information has changed. With data visualisation tools like... Read more

Microsoft TechSpark expands to Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming

The city of El Paso, one of the newly annouced Microsoft TechSpark regions. In October, we announced Microsoft TechSpark, a national civic program to introduce initiatives designed to foster greater economic opportunity and job creation in six communities in the United States. Today, we’re announcing four TechSpark regions: El Paso, Texas; Southern Virginia; North... Read more

Microsoft and MIP Politecnico di Milano’s new digital AI platform is the ultimate career-path mentor

Personal mentors which offer advice and support are an invaluable asset – especially for those embarking on career paths. A mentor which recommends the right content to study, the best networking suggestions, and the most important activities to tackle to ensure your skills and knowledge are well-rounded and tailored to your ultimate career goals, is The post Microsoft... Read more

Minecraft:Education Edition Webinar

Last month I recorded a 35minute webinar about Minecraft:Education Edition with my colleagues Anne Taylor (Teacher Engagement Manager) and Crispin Lockwood (Microsoft Learning Consultant). You can register and view the webinar here: VIEW WEBINAR HERE We deliberately started the webinar in a very simple way assuming the viewer knew nothing about Minecraft:Education Edition... Read more

Episode 3: IT IQ Series – How the cloud multiplies Australian schools’ resources

Summary: Adopting the cloud can help educational institutions slash costs, increase level of security and more importantly, provide future-ready learning outcomes. Can Australian schools keep up with the costs of and demand for digital learning? Today's educators and staff are incorporating more digital solutions into their lessons and workloads than ever before. That’s... Read more

International Women’s Day: Three simple ways we can all #PressforProgress for women in STEM

Mary Snapp, promoting science and technology in high schools in 1976. Women around the world are taking to the streets on International Women’s Day to urge faster progress on gender parity in economic opportunity, education and other important issues. The theme this year, #PressforProgress, is perfectly tuned to the challenges society faces.I know what’s it’s... Read more