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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 »

Satya Nadella visits Central and Eastern Europe

Don Grantham, President Central and Eastern Europe This week, I had the pleasure of travelling with our CEO Satya Nadella across three countries in Central and Eastern Europe, where he met with customers, developers, startups, students and government leaders. The tour, which included stops in Prague, Warsaw and Budapest, gave … Read more »

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 »