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Education is moving beyond the classroom. We have resources designed to help educators, students and families enable remote and hybrid learning

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Nine tips to make your remote lesson a success

Koen Timmers, Microsoft Expert Educator fellow and lecturer in Computer Science, explains how technology can support inspiring online education.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Make remote learning effective and engaged with Microsoft Education resources

Not sure where to find the best online education resources? This article provides some excellent tips and points you in the right direction (s).

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Ensure inclusive and accessible distance learning with free tools from Microsoft

Discover insightful content on how to create an inclusive classroom online – from educational materials and videos with quick tips to interactive guides and webinars.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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IT Sligo: levelling the playing field in education with cloud technology

“When it comes to learning new technologies, having the space to explore and play around is very important. With the solution we’ve put in place, our students now have that possibility. They can learn in their own time, from anywhere.” Shaun McBrearty, Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science at IT Sligo is explaining how teaching and […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

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4 reasons Citrix and Windows Virtual Desktop are better together for education

Educational institutions all over the world experience a huge transformation. We are all familiar with the impact of COVID-19 on digitization in education, but there are more challenges. The digitization challenges faced by educational institutions   Because of the measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, like lockdowns and social distancing, the trend of online or blended […]

Wouter Ouweneel

Wouter Ouweneel

Azure Busines Lead — Windows Virtual Desktop

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Microsoft and Open Cloud for Research Environments

Microsoft joins the OCRE framework to grant education and research institutions discounted Azure prices across 40 European countries. Microsoft announces the immediate availability of Microsoft Azure through the pan-European OCRE (Open Clouds for Research Environments) framework. OCRE makes powerful cloud-based services easily accessible for more than 10,000 European Research and Education (R&E) institutions. The OCRE framework aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the European research community, […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

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PCOU Willibrord uses smart automation to define the future of education

“It’s all about teaching and giving time to the educators, so they can give time to the students. If we can make IT simple, that’s my purpose, my thing.” Peter Schep, ICT Manager at PCOU Willibrord Foundation, explains why he believes efficient IT is central to the learning and development of both educators and students. […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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3 key ways Microsoft Teams enriches higher education teaching and learning

Whether remotely, in class or hybrid , Microsoft Teams helps to simplify and structure higher education’s day-to-day digital environment – integrating seamlessly with all the solutions you’re already using. “My teaching is now entirely based on Teams. The interaction with students and the teacher is a better level than traditional teaching” – Pasi Vahimaa, Professor, […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Hybrid learning and GDPR: maintaining security and 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 thrive when they have access to personalized learning. As schools have moved quickly to adapt to remote learning, using technology to create new experiences that meet students’ needs has become more important than […]

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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