Three South African teachers join 250 global teachers at the Microsoft E2 Teacher exchange in Budapest. Will it be you, next year?

Submitted by Fiona Beal Three of our Microsoft MIEExpert teachers were selected to attend the dazzling Microsoft E2 Global Teacher Exchange in beautiful Budapest this year from March 8th – 10th. Keshma Patel (Micklefield School, Western Cape, Moses Sello Sehoole (Mankuroane Technical and Commercial High, North West Province) and Tracy Heath (Brescia House School, Gauteng) left our shores earlier this month, along with Angela Schaerer from Microsoft,  to attend a conference where they would be ...

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Three local Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts heading for Microsoft Global Educator Exchange (E2) in Budapest in March

Out of the current 61 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts from South Africa and Lesotho, the following three teachers have been selected to attend the Microsoft Educator Exchange (E2) event taking place in Budapest, Hungary in March 2016: Keshma Patel – Micklefield School, Western Cape Moses Sello Sehoole –  Mankuroane Technical and Commercial High, North West Province Tracy Heath – Brescia House School, Gauteng The three teachers have demonstrated a willingn...

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Register for the Microsoft 2 – Educator Exchange digital conference live streaming event Wed 9 March 10:00-13:00 (UTC +2)…

“The E2 – Educator Exchange is Microsoft in Education’s annual event recognizing and celebrating the achievements of educators who combine content, pedagogy, and technology in exemplary ways to prepare students for success. This event brings together the most innovative educators from around the world to collaborate, create, and share their experiences on how to integrate technology and pedagogy to advance learning, achieve student outcomes, and transform education. If it is at all possib...

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‘My dream came true at E2’ – a report back on the Microsoft E2 Educator Exchange in Redmond in May by MIEExpert15, Linda Foulkes

This is another guest post from Linda Foulkes one of South Africa’s Microsoft MiE Experts for 2015. Linda’s blog can be found at: https://folklind.wordpress.com. This year eight teachers from South Africa, who had been selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts for 2015 attended one of the two Global Forums as part of their prize. In the last post we will featured a report back on the Dubai Global Forumby Karen Stadler.  Today Karen Linda Foulkes reports back on her visit to Redmond...

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A report back on the Microsoft In Education Global Forum Dubai by Karen Stadler, a MIEExpert15 in South Africa

This is a guest post from Karen Stadler one of South Africa’s Microsoft MIEExperts for 2015. Karen teaches at Elkanah House Senior Primary and is well known globally especially for her Travelling Rhino project and her award-winning wiki. This post can also be found on her blog on this link. This year eight teachers from South Africa who had been selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts 2015 attended one of the two Global Forums as part of their prize. In the next two posts we will ...

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Links to photos and events at the Microsoft E2 Global Educator Exchange via Angela Schaerer

The Microsoft E2 Global Educator Exchange took place in Redmond, Washington earlier this month. Angela Schaerer from Microsoft has provided us with all these links to this great event. Event photos here Microsoft blog posts: Event curtain-raiser – Educating Fearlessly: Redefining Bravery at the E2 Global Educator Exchange Day 1 recap – Being Brave: Educators from Around the Globe Are Challenging Themselves to Transform Education Day 2 recap – Making a Difference: How Educators Inspire Bravery ...

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SchoolNet free webinar on Thursday 7th May at 3:15pm ‘Microsoft Teacher Exchange report back’ by some of our #MIEExpert15 teachers who have returned from Redmond, Washington

We are pleased to be holding a short, free SchoolNet webinar on Thursday afternoon 7th May, at 3.15pm. Our speakers will be one or two of the teachers who have just returned from the week-long Microsoft Global Educator Exchange in Redmond, Washington, at Microsoft’s Headquarters.  They will be sharing on their takeaways from this amazing experience. This programme is open to all teachers in South Africa and it would be great if you could apply for the next opportunity later this year. We invi...

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South African Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Shine in Dubai

The Microsoft Global Forum – Dubai took place on 22 – 23 February 2015 as part of the Microsoft Global Forum event series. The Forum bought together more than 400 education leaders, government officials Africa including South African Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Lyneth Crighton, Kathryn Riva, Phuti Ragophala and Karen Stadler. Also in attendance was the head of Brescia House School, Benedikte Nott who shared her experiences of integrating technology at this Microsoft Showcase School;...

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