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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Tertiary students may be eligible to get Microsoft Office for free!

We are excited to announce that the below listed tertiary institutions are providing Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus to every student free of charge. This means the latest version of the full Office productivity suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote are available for offline and online use to best prepare you for class. As long as…

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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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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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Microsoft EduCast: Register to attend Oct 14th Teaching with Technology Webinar

Teach with Tech: How you can transform your classroom with technology!   REGISTER NOW ABOUT THIS EDUCAST As educators, the innovation you bring to the classroom amplifies and influences a generation. Staying ahead of the technology curve is critical to delivering current and compelling lessons that help students earn certifications critical to college and career…

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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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Students and teachers: You may be eligible to get Office for free!

It was just about a year ago we announced Student Advantage, a benefit that allows eligible students to get Office 365 from their school for free. One drawback to Student Advantage—the onus has been on the school to initiate the service, create an account and order the Office 365 license on behalf of the student….

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