Register for this years NZ Catholic Education Convention

Microsoft is a prime sponser at this years New Zealand Catholic Education Covention. This event brings together people from 239 schools, 30 Early Childhood Services and various tertiary institutions providing new possibilities and experiences to enhance learning processes within education.  The theme of the Convention is Nga Taonga – living the treasure.  Microsoft will be presenting at four of the sessions,…

0

BYOD in education–TechNet Jump Start training to help your planning

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in education is a recurring topic that is coming up in conversations, and pops up in the media regularly too. There isn’t a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to BYOD in education, as each institution has different needs, policies, attitudes and current position. For some education customers, they are considering whether they’ll allow…

0

Microsoft unveils the new Office

Yesterday Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview. The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. The new Office is social therefore perfect for the classroom and unlocks modern scenarios in reading,…

0

Office 365 for education launches in New Zealand!

Today Microsoft announced the launch of Office 365 for education. Available at no cost to educators, students and school administrative staff, Office 365 for education provides collaboration tools that expand learning opportunities beyond classroom walls and help educators better prepare students for 21st century jobs. Office 365 for Education is a cloud-based suite that includes the…

0

Thanks for joining Anthony Salcito and the Microsoft NZ Education team last week!

Last week we had Microsoft’s worldwide education leader, Anthony Salcito, visit us here in New Zealand. The event took place on Thursday at the University of Auckland and it was great having so many New Zealand leaders in education attend. Anthony spoke about the global trends impacting education and the responses he has seen in…

0

Join us for the "21st Century Learning: Microsoft’s View" Seminar with Anthony Salcito!

Anthony Salcito is Microsoft’s worldwide leader for Education, and  you have the opportunity to hear him discuss the global trends impacting education and the responses he is seeing in other countries.  Anthony will touch on the research programmes into 21st Century learning which Microsoft is supporting, and how these are informing Microsoft’s strategy to deliver real impact…

0

Microsoft Learning Suite – free download now available!

Over 20 of our most popular tools and teacher resources, all in one place. Learning Suite by Microsoft is a set of innovative applications for education that create a robust, creative and collaborative learning environment for students and educators. It includes a new, integrated interface that lets you access all these applications in one place,…

4

Integrating Kinect into classrooms around the world! Teachers bring learning to life with engaging and immersive experiences for students.

Capturing students’ interest and making concepts come alive in a personalised way can be a challenge for educators in this technology and gadget-driven world. The popularity of gaming outside the classroom makes it an appealing and exciting platform for kids inside the classroom. Gaming can be a revolutionary technology that provides an immersive content experience,…