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Home schooling and GDPR: maintaining compliance in disruptive times

Like most areas of society, over the past six months the education sector has had to face challenges unlike any before. Students can’t be placed on furlough, they need to continue studying regardless of the circumstances. Similarly, they can’t just be left alone to work, they need proper teaching and supervision. Altogether, that means parents, […]

Vânia Neto

Vânia Neto

Education Sr. Product Marketing Manager | Microsoft Western Europe

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How Griftland College is putting technology at the heart of remote learning

“When COVID-19 was on the verge of breaking out, we had to make a choice about how to go further,” says Kees Versteeg, the principle of Griftland College. The secondary school, located in the Dutch town of Soest, was one of the first in the Netherlands to close and start teaching 100% remotely. He describes […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Reimagining education: From remote to hybrid learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a torrent of individual and small-group responses as to how education could be transformed. We have found a groundswell of interest in the question, “How best to take advantage of the new opportunities arising from the disruption?” What people desperately need are opportunities to team up and find pathways of […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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VSNU: coordinating a nationwide university digital transformation in one weekend

“A lesson for us during this crisis, has been that new technology doesn’t just change how you work – it also changes people and culture, which is something you have to support everyone through.” Director of Accountability at The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), Reinout Van Brakel, is talking about the instrumental role […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Find out how to deliver enhanced education through ‘blended learning’

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, our education customers have done amazing things to keep students engaged while learning from home. From eLearning innovations, to lifting the spirits with photo and cooking challenges – teachers and students have shown extraordinary resilience during a difficult time. Schools and universities have witnessed the exceptional value that online learning can […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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SSVOZ: Making distance learning a personalized experience

When this period of remote learning is evaluated – without a doubt, some of the techniques we’ve used will have a more permanent place in the classrooms of the near future. Antoon Fens, IT Coordinator at Stichting Stedelijk Voortgezet Onderwijs Zoetermeer (SSVOZ), explains the critical role technology has played for education in the Netherlands, during […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Escolaglobal: a digital-first school for blended classroom and remote learning

“This weekend, our preschool teachers created another video for the students – just saying hi and checking everyone was ok at home. Each teacher has their own Microsoft Stream channel, and the feedback from the kids and parents is amazing: “Hi, teacher! How are you? I remember you so well!” Nuno Moutinho, CEO of Portuguese […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Make remote learning work better for everyone. Find out how.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak first hit China, our education customers in the country have done amazing things to keep students engaged while they transition to remote learning. From eLearning innovations, to keeping students’ spirits high with photo and cooking challenges – teachers and students have shown extraordinary resilience during this difficult time. Now, as the […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Discover 5 tips for working from home with children

Help and advice for people trying to balance work and childcare during the COVID-19 disruption.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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How to keep on working while your kids keep learning

Read the latest advice on working effectively while looking after infants, pre-teens or teenagers.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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The support you need to expand and improve remote or blended learning

Explore our latest resources to help educators and students adopt new ways to teach and learn.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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How to enhance traditional teaching methods with Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 has had a huge effect on the daily routines of millions of educators and students across the world. The Microsoft Education team has remained committed to helping everyone stay connected and engaged through remote learning. And now, as countries begin to emerge from the crisis, Microsoft is helping schools shift to ‘blended learning’ – […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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