Microsoft Education & Bett

About Microsoft Education

Microsoft welcomes you to our Bett Hub. We cannot imagine a better way to kick off 2021 than connecting with educators and experts from around the world. Here on the Hub you will find exclusive product demos, partner resources, on-demand content and so much more.
“Thanks again for participating in this year’s event – we’ve got so much to share with you. Remember to tune in every day for the latest EdTech news! And on that note, I’ll let you start exploring for yourself. – Anthony Salcito, VP Microsoft Education

Microsoft Keynote

Watch Microsoft's Keynote - Learning forward: education untethered by time and place

Education is going through the most significant and rapid transformation in decades. Moving forward, learning will be untethered by time or place, refocused on what matters most: supporting all learners. We’ll explore the now, the near and the next with education leaders and teachers, and hear insights from CEO Satya Nadella.

Presenters: Barbara Holzapfel, VP WW Education with special guest Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft and panelists from Duval County Schools, Helsinki Development Service and City of Westminster College

6 Magnificent Ideas to Boost Social-Emotional Learning with Technology

What can you do Monday and not someday to support your classroom approaches to social-emotional learning leveraging technology so that every student feels connected, calm and confident?

In this session, expert Mark Sparvell (Microsoft) will share WHAT Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is and WHY it is now fundamental and not ornamental, by addressing and introducing 7 amazing educators with 6 amazing classroom ideas for you to explore straight away.

You’ll be left feeling inspired, hopeful and excited about the possibilities.

Presenters: Mark Sparvell, Leonardo Paz, Monica Joshi, Charity Nix, Alberto Herraez and Mario Herraez, Joe and Kristin Merrill and Shannon Steven

 

CPD sessions

Teams for Remote and Hybrid learning

Ribblesdale High School, a Microsoft Showcase School and DfE EdTech Demonstrator School, will introduce a hybrid learning model. Educators will learn about the foundations and strategy for hybrid learning, how to implement them, and how to utilize Microsoft Teams to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment for their students.

Presenters: Paul Edge, Deputy Headteacher, Stephen Cox, Executive Headteacher, Lee Small Head of Computing

 

Supporting Social Emotional Learning (SEL) with Microsoft Tools

Greenwood Academy Trust, home to two Microsoft Showcase Schools, will introduce you to social and emotional learning methods, their importance in both teaching and learning, and give you practical ways that Microsoft tools such as Minecraft and Flipgrid can enhance SEL both in your classroom and remotely. Learn about the current and future value of increased emphasis on social and emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom as established by research.

Presenters: Natasha Epton, IT Curriculum Advisor, Vicki Redhead, Principal, Andy Marshall, Head of Science, Carol May, Principal, Heather Tanser, Administrator & Attendance Officer, Rebecca Leighton, Head of School and Samantha Russell, Primary School Teacher & Computing Co-ordinator

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Solutions Showcases

Learn Anywhere: Reimagining education with Windows 10 devices

If we’ve learned anything this past year, it’s that devices are the key that unlocks limitless learning. Hybrid classrooms are here to stay, and these devices and digital tools provide students and educators the freedom to learn and connect like never before. Watch here.

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Strategies for student success

Classrooms aren’t limited to the four walls within a building anymore. So how do we address not only this diversity in where all our students are learning, but how they learn? We’re sharing some of our favorite tools to help create the best classroom experiences for all our students. Watch here. 

Navigating Safety and Security in your digital classroom

This past school year has been anything but ordinary. Making the switch to online learning changed everything overnight – but keeping students and teachers connected is just one piece of the puzzle. We are sharing tips and tools on how to keep your school’s data secure while learning online. Watch here. 

Side Events

Microsoft Discovery Event

Join our Education Discovery event to learn how Microsoft can help transform classrooms and schools through technology. Be introduced to Microsoft 365, Teams and OneNote and how they can be used to support hybrid learning, and help collaboration, creativity and communication in schools. 

Insight from a Microsoft Showcase school – Primary ​

Learn from a Microsoft Showcase primary school on how they are using technology to make a difference in their school. The agenda will cover how they have navigated the complexities of hybrid learning to improving student outcome and staff satisfaction. Join us for this digital event and hear directly from a senior leader, Microsoft Innovative educator expert and IT leadership. Watch on demand.

#FlipgridForAll Live Event 

Join us for a celebration of you and the brilliant ways you empower and connect your community! During this live event, the Flipgrid team from Microsoft will be sharing updates, ideas, and surprises! Watch on demand.

Insight from a Microsoft Showcase School – Secondary 

Learn from a Microsoft Showcase secondary school on how they are using technology to make a difference in their school. The agenda will cover how they have navigated the complexities of hybrid learning to improving student outcome and staff satisfaction. Join us for this digital event and hear directly from a senior leader, Microsoft Innovative educator expert and IT leadership. Watch on demand.

Windows 10 Devices

Windows 10 Devices

Learn Anywhere: Reimagining education with Windows 10 devices

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security

Navigating Safety and Security in your digital classroom

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Classroom Experiences

Classroom Experiences

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Strategies for student success

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Teams

Teams

Get classes, meetings, assignments, files, and collaboration – all in one place with Microsoft Teams.

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Minecraft

Minecraft

Bring game-based learning to your classroom with Minecraft: Education Edition.

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Flipgrid

Flipgrid

Flipgrid is Microsoft's free, inclusive, fun video discussion experience. 100M+ educators, learners, and families around the world share and learn together on Flipgrid every day.

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Global School Stories

Global School Stories

Get inspired by stories from schools around the world using Microsoft technology to create immersive teaching and learning experiences.

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Microsoft Partners

Microsoft Partners

Solutions for all your remote and hybrid learning challenges!

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Product Demos

Product Demos

Get firsthand experience and training with Microsoft Education tools in these interactive demos

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Certification

Certification

Learn more about the globally recognized Microsoft industry certification portfolio available in Education for students, educators and schools.

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Education Transformation Framework

Education Transformation Framework

Get started with your technology planning using Microsoft Education Transformation Framework.

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Side Events

Side Events

To keep the celebration going throughout the week, Microsoft have also planned a series of side events before and after BettFest

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