Education Exchange (E2) Africa brings Innovative Teachers together

Submitted by Megan Rademeyer On 29 and 30 May 2017, the Education Exchange (E2) Africa Forum bought together almost sixty MIE Experts and representatives of Microsoft Schools for two days of hands-on learning, networking, and trying out some of the latest Microsoft tools at the Microsoft offices in Bryanston. Thirty one Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts who have shown commitment to online learning and networking were invited to attend the Forum, including two MIE Experts from Kenya, one from Rwanda ...

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Apply to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert – applications close 15 July 2017

MIE Experts are part of an exclusive Microsoft program created to recognize global educator visionaries who are using technology to improve teaching and learning. Outstanding MIE Experts from South Africa and Lesotho are selected to attend Education Exchange (E2) events both locally and internationally; they participate in webinars to boost their own skills; they feature in case studies, blogposts and webinars; and they are part of a local and international community of teachers who share ideas and best...

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Educator Spotlight #4: Erika Esterhuizen – Have you discovered SharePoint?

This is the fourth post in our series ‘Educator Spotlight’ highlighting South African educators who are encouraging the effective using ICT Technology in a school setting. In this post we focus on Erika Esterhuizen from St Andrews College in Grahamstown. The link to this series of posts can be found at http://bit.ly/2cSfEwG Erika describes herself as “a natural leader where problem solving, and decision making skills are part of my personality.” She is currently employed by St Andrews Colleg...

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Local Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Hack the Classroom in Joburg…

On 8 and 9 June 2016, Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE Experts) from across South Africa and Lesotho attended a Hack the Classroom Forum at Microsoft in Gauteng. The aim of the Forum was to bring together the most active MIE Experts to learn from one another’s best practices and get up to speed on the latest Microsoft educational tools.  MIE Experts particularly enjoyed networking with other teachers who are using technology in creative and engaging ways in their classrooms. A highlig...

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Congratulations to the new Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts 2016 from South Africa – details below

  SchoolNet SA would like to congratulate the South African and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts who have been selected to be part of this programme for 2015-2016. This year we have a total of 61 MIEs – 46 new MIEs as well as 15 MIEs who were selected in 2014 who have opted to remain in the programme. During the course of the year, all Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts will have an opportunity to: · test new Microsoft products whilst they are in beta form; · participate in ...

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Apply for the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert experience – 11 days to go! New closing date 6 November

This is a great competition that you do not want to miss out on. The closing date is 30th October. (Last year South Africa selected 16 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts. Four of them were sent to the Global Forum in Dubai while another four were sent to the E2 Global Educator Exchange in Redmond, Washington.) At the same time as this Microsoft is migrating its information content from the old site  to Microsoft’s new site that comes into final effect on 30 October 2015!  Your entr...

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Apply for the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert experience –two weeks to go! Closing date 30th October 2015

This is a great competition that you do not want to miss out on.  Last year South Africa selected 16 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts. Four of them were sent  to the Global Forum in Dubai while another four were sent to the E2 Global Educator Exchange in Redmond, Washington. You can read about these two events here: A report back on the Microsoft In Education Global Forum Dubai by Karen Stadler, a MIEExpert15 in South Africa http://bit.ly/1hFZOSZ ‘My dream came true at E2...

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Apply to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert – applications close on 30 October 2015

Microsoft is looking for self-driven educators who are passionate about their careers and inspiring students with outside-the-box thinking. If you have a collaborative spirit, are resourceful and entrepreneurial, relish the role of being a change agent, and work to achieve excellence in education using advanced technologies and social media – then you may have what it takes to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE). MIE experts get to share their thoughts on the effective use of technology ...

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Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert in South Africa: How to Apply

  Microsoft is looking for self-driven educators who are passionate about their careers and inspiring students with outside-the-box thinking. If you have a collaborative spirit, are resourceful and entrepreneurial, relish the role of being a change agent, and work to achieve excellence in education using advanced technologies and social media – then you may have what it takes to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE).  Recently Megan Rademeyer and Victor Ngobeni presented a webinar ...

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Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Applications – Now open!

Microsoft is looking for self-driven educators who are passionate about their careers and inspiring students with outside-the-box thinking. If you have a collaborative spirit, are resourceful and entrepreneurial, relish the role of being a change agent, and work to achieve excellence in education using advanced technologies and social media – then you may have what it takes to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE). The group of S.A teachers that attended the E2 Global Forum in Seattle ...

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