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Celebrating Hour of Code across Europe

This week, Microsoft is proud to again support Code.org’s “Hour of Code” campaign, a global movement to inspire millions of young girls and boys to try coding for an hour.  With 65 per cent of children entering primary school today expected to work in careers that do not even exist … Read more »

Celebrating learning without borders

How do you travel more than two million miles in 48 hours? And come face-to-face with live penguins, ancient precious objects and be led by some of the world’s smartest guides? Simple. Join a Microsoft Skype-a-Thon. Skype has transformed education. Empowered with this and other new tools, teachers and students … Read more »

Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Technology transforms the lives of migrants in Italy

Italian non-profit “Fondazione Mondo Digitale” (FMD) is committed to establishing an inclusive society, using education, innovation and shared values to benefit all citizens, regardless of background. Mohamed, a 20 year old from Sierra Leone, has been living in Italy since December. An aspiring pharmacist, he previously studied medicine until he … Read more »

Europe Code Week: A timely reminder for partnership

By Sylvie Laffarge, Director, Philanthropies Europe, Microsoft Significant progress has been made when it comes to injecting computer science education into more curricula across Europe. But we can’t slow down. Europe Code Week reminds us that the power to drive change resides within us all. This year we are reinforcing … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »