As an educational institution, it is of utmost importance to align your schools’ outcomes with the needs of the job market, now and in the future. Curious about what your institution can do to ensure that your school provides both students, educators, and employees with future-ready skills?
From an educational leader’s perspective
Step 1 – As the demand for staff and student technical and digital skills grow, how are you ensuring that your institution provides the next generation with the right skills? Learn more in this blog.
Step 2 – As a leader, how do you ensure your school has the right environment to innovate and digitally transform to support the needs of the future? Microsoft works with SURF/SLB/APS on an Inspiration and Innovation Program (MIIP) to help schools to advance. Contact us to learn how we can help.
From a teacher’s/educator’s perspective
Step 1 – As an educator, how do you make the most of the wide variety of free resources and courses to leverage for curriculum, educator training and tools for teaching? Learn more about available courses or get started right away at Microsoft Learn for Educators. Want to gain more technical skills and knowledge (e.g. cloud skills)? Learn more through the Microsoft Enterprise Skills Initative.
Step 2 – Want to provide your students with industry-recognized Microsoft certifications to provide a career advantage? Help them gain free technical certifications, e.g. Azure, PowerPlatform etc. through the Skill Forward Program.
Step 3 – Want to integrate these new skill development opportunities into your curriculum or create hands on opportunities for student assignments or group work? Contact us to learn how we can help.
From a student’s perspective
Step 1 – As a student, you can now get certifications for technical skills for free! These will help you find an internship or that perfect job that you’ve been dreaming about. Explore certification opportunities through the Skills Forward program.
Step 2 – Want to keep in touch with alumni of your university, get inspired by others, and find relevant internships/jobs? Get started by creating a LinkedIn profile.
Step 3 – Want to complement your education with a variety of new skills recognized by employers? Take a look at the wealth of resources at LinkedIn Learning.
From an HR department’s perspective
Step 1 – As an HR department, how do you support teachers and educators with their learning requirements? Viva Learning, in Microsoft Teams, is a centralized learning hub to make every day learning for your educators easy. Learn more about Viva Learning.
Step 2 – How do you share knowledge, find the right expertise, and get insights on how your organization is performing? Microsoft Viva is an employee experience platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights in the flow of work. Learn more about Microsoft Viva. Contact us for more information on how we can help.
Step 3 – How do you support students in the journey from education to employment? Career Coach, a Microsoft Teams app powered by LinkedIn, can help each student discover their unique career path, grow real-world skills, and build their network – all in one place. Learn more about Career Coach.
From an IT department’s perspective
Step 1 – As an IT department, do you want to sharpen your technical skills? Learn more about Microsoft solutions by enrolling in interactive courses and training designed for your role, and advance your career by getting certified through the Microsoft Enterprise Skills Initiative
Step 2 – Want to support hands-on? Learn how to create a lab environment in Azure where teachers can easily deliver a lesson, set up a training lab, or host a hackathon in the cloud that can be accessed by students anytime, anywhere through Azure Lab Services.
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