Update: Massey University and Western Institute of Technology - Taranaki are now providing Office to every student for free!

Again, we're very excited to announce the latest additions of Massey University and Western Institute of Technology, which are now too are providing Office to their students for free. As we've posted over the last few weeks, the below listed tertiary institutions are providing Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus to every student free of charge – and now Massey…

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Announcing Office Sway Preview: reimagine how your ideas come to life

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw-g6IuBVJE:0:0] Say hello to Sway! Sway is an entirely different way to express yourself and bring your ideas to life. When your ideas are born, you want to explore, visualize and share them—quickly and easily, wherever you happen to be, and on whatever device you have. You want your ideas to be understood. Sway helps…

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Update: NMIT and Waiariki Institute of Technology are now providing Office to every student for free!

We are delighted to announce that Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and Waiariki Institute of Technology now too are providing Office to their students for free. To reiterate, and as we posted last week, the below listed tertiary institutions are providing Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus to every student free of charge – and now NMIT and Waiariki Institute…

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The 2015 New Zealand Imagine Cup Competition Is Now Open!

Calling all students aged 16 years and over! The 2015 New Zealand Imagine Cup Competition Is Now Open: Register Now! Microsoft’s premier student technology competition, Imagine Cup, returns for its 13th year with three big competitions: Games, Innovation and World Citizenship. You could win a trip to compete in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., the home of Microsoft…

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OneNote Class NoteBook Creator - making collaboration between students and teachers easy!

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODQNOqNeXXI:0:0] In the words of Anthony Salcito, Vice President for Microsoft Worldwide Education, "sometimes all it takes for an amazing project to be born is the ability to listen." "It was March 2013, and Jonathan Grudin was attending the Workshop on the Impact of Pen and Touch Technology on Education (WIPTTE). It’s not immediately apparent…

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Australia & New Zealand Expert Educators gathering in Sydney last weekend

What happens when you bring some of Australia’s most innovative educators together? Well, the Microsoft education team in Australia & New Zealand was looking forward to finding out when the Innovative Educators Expert Program Australia/New Zealand kicks off with a two day forum in the weekend just been. The Innovative Educator Expert Program is a global Microsoft initiative which…

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OneNote in Education: Teachers using OneNote in the classroom

Take a look at how the teachers at Cary Academy in Cary, North Carolina, seamlessly integrate OneNote into their classrooms to elevate the education of students through presentation, organisation, and real-time collaboration with both students and other educators. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMmRud4B54o&list=PLiluTszfwwMIrT-qHVF7H8TW14WMKRobb&index=26:0:0] But what about a Kiwi school's experience? Shane Mann, physics and science teacher at Rathkeale College in…

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Education Empowered - Book your complimentary Microsoft in Education Seminar today!

Ensure your school leadership team is across the learning opportunities afforded by new technologies, by hosting a Microsoft in Education seminar. What is it? This complimentary seminar will help you explore the tools and technologies available to help educators teach 21st century skills and optimise the classroom for advanced student achievement. It's a great starting…

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Student Advantage: Your next steps on how to get Office 365 ProPlus at no additional licensing cost!

With Student Advantage, your school can enable all your students to have the full Microsoft Office software for personal use, at no additional licensing cost­*. This is a benefit of the Ministry of Education’s agreement with Microsoft, where every state and integrated school in New Zealand is eligible to get Office 365 ProPlus software for your…

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Office Mix – The Evolution Of The Whiteboard? St Andrew's College Leads the Way in Classroom Innovation Again!

We are very excited to feature another one of Sam McNeil's blog posts, showcasing yet another example of the exciting work St Andrew's College in Christchurch is doing in facilitating 21st century learning in the classroom. You can view his original blog post here. We encourage you to browse through his previous posts too, you…

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