Education

According to the European Commission, spending on education across Europe is decreasing and stagnating, posing a real threat to Europe’s potential for growth. This impacts us all, and therefore we believe that bold and innovative approaches based on strong multi-stakeholder partnerships are crucial. We also believe that the benefits that technology can bring, both in and for the classroom, have never been more important to realize.

At Microsoft, we work closely with local, regional and national governments, and focus our efforts on support for three main areas: modernizing education, ICT skills training, and providing low or no cost technology that helps students learn, educators teach and administrators manage the business of education. Read more»

Technology transforms migrants’ lives in Italy

Today, on World Refugee Day, we join the world in focusing on the global refugee crisis, sharing stories to help raise awareness of the challenges facing millions of people around the world – people like Mohamed, a refugee from Sierra Leone, who has been living in Italy for one and … Read more »

The technology revolution transforming education

A revolution is happening in education. The instigator? Technology. Just as workforces around the world are being transformed by devices and the cloud, so too are our classrooms – from kindergarten all the way to university research labs. In May 2017 in New York, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, spoke about … Read more »

When girls win, we all win.

This International Girls in ICT Day it’s clear – when girls win, we all win. There’s no escaping it: the impact of STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths – are crucial in today’s connected world. Not too long ago, anyone who wanted to surf the web had to … Read more »