Wales leading the way to the… Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Four Nations Championship | Andrew Robertson – EDU

In November 2016, Microsoft and Prodigy Learning launched the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Four Nations Championship for students across England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to prove their mastery of Microsoft Office. The ultimate prize for 3 students will be the trip of a lifetime to the MOS World Championship Final in Disneyland, California to represent the UK and Ireland.
Treorchy Comprehensive School, Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales was host to the first of the national qualifying finals days on 6th April 2017 which saw Eleri Evans, Matthew Davies and Sam Conboy being crowned the first…

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Wales leading the way to the… Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Four Nations Championship | Andrew Robertson – EDU

In November 2016, Microsoft and Prodigy Learning launched the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Four Nations Championship for students across England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to prove their mastery of Microsoft Office. The ultimate prize for 3 students will be the trip of a lifetime to the MOS World Championship Final in Disneyland, California to represent the UK and Ireland.
Treorchy Comprehensive School, Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales was host to the first of the national qualifying finals days on 6th April 2017 which saw Eleri Evans, Matthew Davies and Sam Conboy being crowned the first…

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Digital Transformation Conference – June 8th, Repton School | Andrew Robertson – EDU

We are pleased to share details of the Digital Transformation Conference hosted by Repton School on Thursday 8th June 2017.
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Developing and implementing a digital strategy
Being a Microsoft Showcase School is about more than just the use of technology. It is about thought leadership, pioneering practices, and helping others in the community to develop. We are incredibly fortunate to work with so many wonderful schools and colleges who proactively engaging the wider community through various events, opening their doors to welcome other teachers and school leaders in sharing…

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OneNote Class Notebook updates include read-only parent or guardian access and Collaboration Space permissions | Andrew Robertson – EDU

The following post originally featured on the Office Blog, and details the new updates to the OneNote Class Notebook.
Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. We are continuously impressed by the passion and creativity of teachers and students who are using our tools. A common theme we heard was how OneNote continues to save teachers time and enhance collaboration in the classroom. In our conversations, we learned that parents and guardians are also curious to learn more about OneNote to help engage…

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OneNote Class Notebook updates include read-only parent or guardian access and Collaboration Space permissions | Andrew Robertson – EDU

The following post originally featured on the Office Blog, and details the new updates to the OneNote Class Notebook.
Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. We are continuously impressed by the passion and creativity of teachers and students who are using our tools. A common theme we heard was how OneNote continues to save teachers time and enhance collaboration in the classroom. In our conversations, we learned that parents and guardians are also curious to learn more about OneNote to help engage…

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Microsoft Education Support – scenario-based troubleshooting content for teachers, students, parents, and IT admins | Andrew Robertson – EDU

As technology continues to develop, so must our understanding of its uses and capabilities. We rarely need every feature of an application every time we use it (and certainly not the first time), so it’s natural that there will be a learning curve associated to the adoption and effective use of new technologies. This is just as true within education, as teachers, students and support staff encounter new and evolving scenarios, which will require different working knowledge of the technology at their disposal.
With this in mind, we are pleased to announce a new destination to provide a…

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10 time saving, productivity boosting Office tips for staff and students | Andrew Robertson – EDU

As educators continue to help young learners develop the necessary digital skills for the modern working world, more and more of the tools and practices that the students would eventually expect to utilise when they enter the workplace are featuring in the classroom. However, one major caveat applied to any introduction of technology is that it should be used to enhance the learning and pedagogy, and not become a distraction and get in the way of progress.
Microsoft Office is widely used by students, and even more deeply integrated into the daily activities of faculty and staff. There are…

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