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Bett and Microsoft Join Forces to Empower Education Leaders

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Microsoft has announced a new global collaboration with Bett that will deliver inspiring content that promotes innovative, technology-led classroom practices around the world. The first of these programs will be rolling out in Mexico City this week, with sessions also scheduled for Singapore (16-18 Nov), London (Jan 2016) and … Read more »

Microsoft Launches Commercial Cloud Services from Local Datacenters in India

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Demonstrating its commitment to delivering trusted cloud services that enable people and organizations around the world to achieve more, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Azure services via local datacenter regions in India. As the first public cloud provider from India, Microsoft has opened three new regions – Central India … Read more »

750 million reasons to invest in Asia’s youth


The statement, “the youth of today are the future of tomorrow”, may be more applicable in Asia than anywhere else in the world, since about 60% of the globe’s youth reside in Asia today. To put things in perspective, we are looking at more than 750 million young men and … Read more »

Microsoft YouthSpark: Expanding global focus on computer science


At the annual Dreamforce conference hosted by Salesforce, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reinforced the company’s commitment to computer science education by announcing a new commitment of US$75 million in community investments over the next three years to increase access to computer science education for all youth, and especially for those … Read more »

Microsoft provides Office 365 Education for 3.5 million PGRI members for free


Microsoft has partnered with the Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI) to support Indonesia’s education in a mobile-first, cloud-first era by handing out Office 365 Education to 3.5 million PGRI members and provide comprehensive training on cloud computing technology. The partnership was made official by Microsoft Indonesia Corporate Affairs Director Ruben Hattari … Read more »

Strengthening student engagement with technology


In Brunei, a typical classroom setting may still revolve around textbooks and teachers guiding their classes using a whiteboard. But Abdul Walid Misli believes in the transformative power of technology to make lessons more interesting and to better connect with students. … Read more »