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Prepare Students for the Future

Microsoft partners with school leaders and educators to improve student outcomes, increase the desire to learn, and ensure students have the skills they need to succeed in college and the workforce.

Resources Schools Need to Prepare Students for College and the Workforce
1:1 Learning

Many schools and districts are implementing 1:1 device program because they recognize the positive impact on how students learn, the ways in which today’s students interact with the world, and the positive outcomes achievable with 1:1 learning. Download the Design and Deployment Guide for 1:1 Learning , which provides 21 steps to 21st century learning so your school can envision, plan, implement, evaluate, and expand technology use.

Building Student Skills

Microsoft Office is one of the top skills required for tomorrow’s best jobs. Help educators provide students with the skills and tools they need for high growth jobs by using Office in the classroom.


See Infographic : The top skills students need for future success and read more about the IDC report . To ensure students can develop these skills, teachers and students in the U.S. who are eligible to get Office from their school can sign up for Office 365 themselves using a school-provided email address. Read the announcement or learn more about Office and check if you are eligible. In addition, with Microsoft IT Academy , academic institutions and their educators, students, and staff get digital curriculum and certifications for technology skills at significantly reduced pricing.

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