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Microsoft EDU

Education Stories

Sat Paul Mittal School is a Microsoft Showcase School in Ludhiana in Punjab, India. When a chance mention of Minecraft on a Skype call piqued their students’ interest, they took a chance on game-based learning. Head of IT Monica Joshi tells the story of how, in just two short years, Minecraft: Education Edition became a mainstay for creative, cross-curricular learning. At Sat Paul Mittal School, we wanted an environment that was conducive to engaging our students constructively while also paying considerable attention to students with special needs, so we tried game-based learning using Minecraft to attract and sustain their attention....

The post Creative Learning and Leadership | Minecraft: Education Edition at India’s Sat Paul Mittal School first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: Alex Fleck
Posted: 04-03-2021

Today is UNESCO World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development. A day to celebrate how applying engineering skills can improve modern life and achieve positive environmental impact. While the UN Sustainable Development Goals represent an ambitious challenge to enhance the peace and prosperity on the planet, UN SDG goal #2 ‘Zero Hunger’ calls for bold and transformative steps to end hunger and help people achieve food security, acquire better nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. The United Nations predicts, “if recent trends continue, the number of people affected by hunger will surpass 840 million by 2030, or 9.8 percent of the population.” Powerful tools like...

The post FarmBeats for Students: AI, ML and Data Science for the Classroom first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: karonweber
Posted: 03-03-2021

Keeping students focused on learning can start with an engaging presentation. Today, we’re kicking off Microsoft Ignite, an annual event held virtually this year, with some exciting new Microsoft Teams features to help presenters deliver impactful presentations and provide meeting participants with dynamic experiences to keep them engaged. Dynamic view intelligently and dynamically arranges the contents and participants in your meeting for a better viewing experience. In addition, the participant gallery automatically adjusts when the meeting window is resized. The new Presenter mode empowers presenters to customize how their video feed and content appears for the audience. Our first mode,...

The post Engaging new presentation features in Microsoft Teams first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: mseduroot
Posted: 02-03-2021

First and foremost, THANK YOU for being amazing. We know that this school year has had its ups and downs, and we are so grateful to you for all your hard work and dedication to not only helping students learn, but supporting their wellbeing. Whether you’re teaching remotely, hybrid, or back in person, we have some updates this month that are only possible because of your perseverance, great feedback, and flexibility. If there is something you’d like to see more of, please let us know! We’re always listening. This month, we’re excited to announce the latest updates to the Teams...

The post What’s New in Microsoft Teams for Education | February 2021 first appeared on Microsoft EDU.

Author: Abby Schilbach
Posted: 02-03-2021

BBC News - Family & Education

BBC News - Family & Education

There could be a "monumental" spike in youth unemployment without action, a report says.
Posted: 04-03-2021
The recommendation comes from the Scottish government's Covid advisory group on education.
Posted: 04-03-2021
Schools will be able to offer some sessions to years 7, 8 and 9 but it will not be a full return.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Rishi Sunak announces a temporary extension to universal credit until September as part of pandemic support.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme say contributions must rise steeply.
Posted: 03-03-2021

Office for Students

Schools Improvement Net

schools news | school improvement news | UK education updates

The Guardian reports …University staff and employers have united to condemn an “unrealistic” increase in contributions demanded by the main higher education pension scheme, which would cost many employees about £8,000 a year and a further combined £1bn from employers.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 03-03-2021
BBC reports …Schools in Wales will be required to teach lifesaving skills and first aid under the nation’s new curriculum.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 03-03-2021
Tes reports …The head of Scotland’s national inspection and curriculum body, Education Scotland, has said she did not recognise her organisation as it was described in a recent parliamentary debate.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 03-03-2021
Tes reports …Some secondary students in Wales could return to schools to “check in” with teachers before the Easter break, the country’s education minister has said.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 03-03-2021
Morning Star reports …ON March 8, in just under a week’s time, all schools in England can re-open and around 10 million children will return to school.… Read the rest
Author: Zapier
Posted: 03-03-2021

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 04-03-2021
The HMI pen portraits give a biographical summary of individuals’ expertise, including their experience and qualifications.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 03-03-2021
You can apply to register as a nanny, including as an au pair, with Ofsted if you want to look after other people's children in their home.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 02-03-2021
A video with Ofsted’s research findings on remote learning and what has worked well for some children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).
Author: HM Government
Posted: 02-03-2021
Ofsted spending over £25,000 in 2021.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 26-02-2021

News from Children & Young People Now:

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The CYP Now Awards will be taking place today with an extra special virtual ceremony, available to watch online for free.
Early years will be “central” to England’s school recovery plan, catch-up tsar Kevan Collins has vowed, admitting the sector has been subject to “consistent under-investment”.
Disadvantaged young people could see their A-level results under-predicted by teacher assessments, charities have warned.
The UK’s first centre of excellence to help protect children who become victims or witnesses of crime is set to open in Scotland.
A new £20m investment from the Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) will be used to evaluate programmes aimed at keeping children out of the criminal justice system.

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 15-02-2021

Omar Hamzi : « Je souhaite réfléchir sur les enjeux de la transformation numérique dans l’entreprise » Cerner les contours et les enjeux de l’expression transformation numérique, c’est l’objectif qu’Omar Hamzi donne à son DBA. Rencontre avec ce nouvel élève doctorant. Quelle est votre formation ? Je possède une licence en science de gestion et […]

L’article Interview de Omar Hamzi est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 15-02-2021

Maroua Bahaddiss : « Je suis déterminée et j’aime apprendre » Maroua Bahaddiss est doctorante à la FEDE ; elle se présente. Quelle est votre formation ? Titulaire d’une licence en science économique et sociale (Meknes – Maroc), je suis également titulaire d’un master européen en management et stratégie d’entreprise (Wes’Sup – Saint Genis Pouilly). […]

L’article Interview de Maroua Bahaddiss est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 15-02-2021

Solvej Hansen Löwe : «Je veille sur l’image de la tour Eiffel » D’origine italo-autrichienne par ses parents, ayant longtemps vécu en Egypte et en Australie, Solvej hansen löve est juriste en propriété intellectuelle au sein de la société d’exploitation de la tour Eiffel. Rencontre avec une globe-trotteuse nouvellement membre du Collège d’Experts de la […]

L’article Interview de Solvej Hansen Löwe est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 15-02-2021

Rencontre avec la pétillante Lyly Lemêtre, Présidente Fondatrice du Groupe Jaelys et des écoles Jaelys. Plaisir visuel, sens esthétique, art de vivre, Jaelys est une école qui forme aux métiers de la mode, de la déco et au Wedding planner (organisateur de mariages) Rencontre avec la pétillante Lyly Lemêtre, Présidente Fondatrice du Groupe Jaelys et […]

L’article Interview de Lyly Lemêtre est apparu en premier sur FEDE - Federation for EDucation in Europe.

Author: Jean Jacque CELESTE
Posted: 15-02-2021

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

IT-Lösungen/-Instrumente können städtische Dienstleistungen effizienter, nachhaltiger und benutzerfreundlicher machen. Die Menschen aus diesen Gebieten müssten verstehen, wie diese Instrumente funktionieren und welche Vorteile sie bieten, um zu profitieren. Ein ehrgeiziges EU-finanziertes Projekt wollte dies mit bürgernahen Instrumenten und Unterstützung von Innovationsschaffenden erreichen.
Posted: 03-03-2021
IT solutions/tools can make urban services more efficient, sustainable and user-friendly. The citizens from these areas would need to fully understand how these tools work, and what the benefits are to profit from them. An ambitious EU-funded project has sought to achieve this by developing citizen-focused tools and supporting the next generation of smart city innovators.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Las soluciones y herramientas de TI hacen que los servicios urbanos sean más eficaces, sostenibles y sencillos. Los ciudadanos de estas zonas deberían entender a la perfección cómo funcionan estas herramientas y cuáles son sus beneficios. Un proyecto europeo trata de conseguirlo mediante el desarrollo de herramientas centradas en los ciudadanos y el apoyo a la generación de innovadores futuros.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Des solutions et des outils informatiques peuvent améliorer l’efficacité, la durabilité et la convivialité des services urbains. Les citoyens urbains doivent pouvoir comprendre parfaitement le fonctionnement de ces outils et leurs avantages. Un ambitieux projet financé par l’UE a cherché à atteindre cet objectif en développant des outils pour les villes intelligentes axés sur les citoyens.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Le soluzioni e gli strumenti informatici possono rendere i servizi urbani più efficienti, sostenibili e intuitivi. I cittadini di queste aree avranno bisogno di comprenderne appieno il funzionamento e i benefici. Un ambizioso progetto, finanziato dall’UE, ha tentato di farlo con strumenti per città intelligenti incentrati sui cittadini e supportando la futura generazione di innovatori.
Posted: 03-03-2021

 

Turning the tide - making a difference
Turning the tide – making a difference