Support and advice for remote learning from Microsoft

(Last Updated On: April 16, 2020)

As part of Microsoft’s response to COVID-19, a number of its Global Training Partners are offering Remote Learning Training Sessions via Microsoft Teams to help education institutions operate remote learning.

Training sessions are delivered at no cost until June 30, 2020, with a maximum of five hours per institution. More details and register here.

Training and activities also being run by Microsoft are:

EduDay Remote Learning Webinars – free webinars, tailored to provide the support available for remote learning, and empowering educators with technology to help them foster a positive learning environment grounded in collaboration, creation, and connection. A great opportunity to hear from Global Training Partners, Showcase Schools and Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts from around the world on how they have approached and adapted to remote learning.

  • EduDay Webinar from Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts in New Zealand and Australia on April 22nd, 12pm.

Minecraft Education Virtual Classes – Microsoft NZ and Global Training Partners are running free Minecraft: Education Edition virtual classes until the end of May, 2020, to help educators deliver powerful and engaging lessons. Find out how you can provide remote learning through Minecraft: Education Edition, and tips and tricks to help you integrate the new areas of the Digital Technologies Curriculum into your classroom.

Ask Me Anything – Hosted by the NZ Microsoft team and Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (Kiwi teachers proficient in Microsoft technologies), drop in and ask any questions around Microsoft 365 for distance learning.

For more information on all these activities click here.

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