The Microsoft 2015 Global Forum is in progress in Dubai on the hashatg #MSFTEDU. Follow along!


600 attendees from 40 countries are currently attending the 2015 Microsoft Global Forum in Dubai. From Twitter I gleaned the following photos. We have a number of South African teachers representing our country. Four of them are #MIEExpert15 teachers namely Kathryn Riva, Karen Stadler, Lyneth Crighton and Phuti Ragophala. Here the four of them can be seen standing…

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Some of our SA teachers are highlighting their projects

Megan Rademeyer and Lyneth Crighton presented at the Global Summit. Karen Stadler’s Save our Rhino project has impacted the world and I discovered a few pictures about her delivering her presentation on Twitter.

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“The trick to get staff buy-in for project-based learning is finding a cause other teachers will also believe in,” says Karen Stadler about her Save the Rhino project. @ICT_Integrator

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‘Kathryn Gomes Riva @kathriva says, “This project lead to deep learning and amazing connections.”


LynethCrighton @LynethCrighton says, “@ICT_Integrator presenting at #msftedu – so proud of all she has achieved with her travelling rhino project.

School visits while in Dubai

Phuti Ragophala @PhutiRagophala · said yesterday, “Tomorrow we have time to visit some of the schools here In Dubai and see how United Arabic Emirates runs their education system: school management, classroom teaching, discipline, approaches in teaching and learning etc!

I hope to learn much from this outing!”

Today Microsoft delegates are visiting schools to see the implementation of the Smart Learning Program. Here is a photo of one such visit.

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Interesting sites being shared on Twitter

Loads of interesting sites are being tweeted from this #MSFTEDU hashtag. It is worth opening up these sites. :

#MSFTEDU hashtag – follow along in Twitter

Log in to the #MSFTEWDU hashtag and follow along. There is a load to learn!

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