Erasmus Hogeschool Is Education Empowered Through Office 365

The Microsoft in Education Blog caught up with Philippe Van Laethem, IT manager at Erasmushogeschool Brussel (EhB; Erasmus University College Brussels), to find out how migrating from Google Apps to Microsoft Office 365 has empowered the staff and students he supports. Tell us about your school! EhB is located in Brussels, the capital city of…


Using Office 365 ProPlus with RDS, ESD, App-V and VDI

This is a very common topic I am getting with my education customers and student labs, etc. My colleague James Baker created this excellent post: Using Student Advantage with Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) , and Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) systems. With the launch of Student Advantage there are many questions…


Doing homework on the go

OneNote recently turned 10 and so did my son. As a fourth-grader, one of his projects is to write a book report. The purpose of the report is really to help the students build their writing skills. Someone once said, If you want to write well, you must read well, and you must read widely….

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week: The Hour of Code

At Microsoft, computer science is part of our DNA. It is the very basis of where we started as a company, and is what keeps us innovating each and every day. And given that it’s Computer Science Education Week, we have good cause to celebrate. We are committed to advocating computer science education, and are…


Guest blog post, David Lopez, Microsoft Fellow and Master Trainer: The stresses of being an EdTech teacher around the holidays!

I often have colleagues and friends come to me for advice, not marital (although I’ve been happily married for sixteen years) not financial or philosophical…technical.  It really just comes with the territory of being an EdTech teacher.  People assume that you are always going to know the answer and be able to solve their problems…


Everything you need to know about Office 365 Education

I’ve been working with the education team at Microsoft for over 3 years now. In that time the education landscape, from a technology perspective, has changed massively. It’s almost unrecognisable. The challenges and aspirations have evolved, the technology…(read more)


Get inspired with the new OneNote updates (video)

We just released a significant update to the OneNote Windows Store app that improves how you capture, find and view your notes. Some new features include Recent Notes and Page Previews–complete with text, images and ink for all of your notes. Check out these quick videos for inspiration on how you can use the new OneNote!…

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Student perspective: How college senior Kara Page prepares for the working world with Office

We often hear from businesses that rely on Microsoft Office to get work done, but today we’re posting a conversation we recently had with Kara Page, a college senior majoring in biochemistry. Kara has been using Office since she was 13 years old and can’t imagine life without tools like Word, OneNote, PowerPoint and Excel…

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