Nick BentonMicrosoft

Microsoft Qualifications for Educators

Get recognised for the great work you do with Microsoft tools in education. Register for one of our free programmes to earn your Microsoft educator badges and boost your CV.  Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE)  Start your journey by becoming a Microsoft Innovative Educator. MIEs use Microsoft tools in the classroom and have learned the fundamentals of some of these tools. … Read More


Want to become a Microsoft Showcase School?

TA Education has a new FREE programme to help you.  You may not realise it, but the Microsoft Showcase Schools programme is a global community of pioneering schools who offer their students inclusive experiences that inspire lifelong learning, and instil future-ready skills to empower students to achieve more.  Building on Microsoft´s decades of work with policy makers, school leaders and educators from around the world, the Showcase School programme provides schools with resources and ideas aimed at turning their vision into reality.  Sound … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft

Microsoft Incubator School Support Programme

Free support for schools on their journey to applying to become a Showcase School.  From this September, TA will be launching a free support programme for any school looking to enter the Microsoft Incubator Programme to be ready to submit their Showcase School application in July 2022.  Our Microsoft Expert Trainers will be on hand to provide remote support to … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft, Uncategorised


Welcome Back To School! To help you get back in to the swing of things, and for a bit of fun, our educators have put together some short ‘top tips’ videos. We hope you find them helpful and we would love to hear your own tips. To keep up to date with all our news a free offers, sign up … Read More

Nick BentonMicrosoft

Skype in the Classroom

Join Skype’s Teacher Tuesday Global PD series to learn how to bring the world into your classroom while remote learning! Skype in the Classroom is a free online community that connects students with experts and classrooms around the world for live virtual learning experiences that take place over video calls. Teacher Tuesday is Hosted by Dyane Smokorowski (@mrs_smoke), a 2019 … Read More

David FullerMicrosoft

Microsoft News: New features to enhance inclusion using Whiteboard 

Microsoft recently announced six features to enhance inclusion in education using Whiteboard, these include introducing the popular Immersive Reader into Whiteboard, Student engagement is key to helping students develop and learn, while also maintaining classroom management. When used effectively, technology can enable great collaborative learning opportunities. With this in mind, Microsoft have announced six new features in Whiteboard for Education … Read More

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David FullerMicrosoft

Microsoft News: Updates to OneNote and OneNote Classbook

OneNote and Class Notebook updates There have been a large number of updates to OneNote and these are fully detailed in this online article. To provide an idea of some of these here is a selection which are mentioned. Import class notebooks into Teams, TurnItIn and OneNote integration through Microsoft Teams, Practice Maths quizzes in OneNote, there are plenty of … Read More

David FullerMicrosoft

Microsoft Training Academy

This is open to large organisations or Trusts or MATs. We can arrange for you to attend a hands-on workshop for customers at Microsoft’s Office in Paddington, London. We can accept up to 20 key decision makers with the main focus being around what is possible with Teams and Microsoft 365.  If you are interested then please contact us on Further information can … Read More

David FullerMicrosoft

Microsoft REFRESH Programme

After the success of the Seeding Programme that took place in the summer term, we have been asked by Microsoft to continue this as the Refresh Programme. This is an opportunity for educational establishments that fit the criteria listed on the web link to have £1,500 of free consultancy/training support from Tablet Academy. It provides an opportunity for us to … Read More