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Fueling growth and healthy communitiesTue, 22 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Today, Microsoft announced partnerships with three pan-European organizations and 27 grants to youth-focused nonprofits as part of its commitment to creating opportunities for 30 million young people across the region. These projects are part of YouthSpark, a company-wide, global initiative to empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential. Click to the press release to learn more.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesThu, 29 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT
Today, more than 500 teachers, education leaders and policy makers from 80 countries have gathered in Prague to kick off the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum. During the opening keynote, Microsoft announced an additional $250 million investment over the next five years in its education program Partners in Learning. Click through to find out more and stay up to date on news coming out of the event.
Transforming businessWed, 27 Jun 2012 16:00:00 GMT
A blog post by Niels Soelberg (Vice President, Public Sector Sales for Microsoft EMEA) marks the launch of the full and no-cost Office 365 for education solution and discusses the importance of providing IT access to students across Europe. Adopting the cloud can bring many mutual benefits for students and European governments, and gives students a head start in the technology-driven workplace. Click through to read more about how Office 365 for education meets the demands of our customers, whether they seek data security, greater collaboration or improved communication among the student body.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesTue, 26 Jun 2012 14:15:00 GMT
More than half (54 percent) of children around the world worry about being bullied online, according to a new Global Youth Online Behavior Survey released by Microsoft. Conducted in 25 countries in January and February 2012, among more than 7,600 children ages eight to 17, the survey focuses on how kids are treating one another online and whether parents are addressing online behaviours. Click through to read the full press release and summaries of findings from Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Driving what's nextMon, 25 Jun 2012 12:00:00 GMT
The Microsoft Tech•Ed Europe 2012 conference provides European developers and IT professionals with the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions and services. Held from June 26th – 29th , the four day event in Amsterdam offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration and opportunities to connect with industry and Microsoft experts. Click through to access the virtual pressroom for Tech•Ed Europe 2012.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesFri, 25 May 2012 11:30:00 GMT
Niels Soelberg, Vice President, Public Sector Sales, Microsoft EMEA, blogs from within the walls of the Vatican where he is participating in an un-precented announcement between the Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) and Microsoft. OIEC is working with Microsoft to support the modernization of over 200,000 Catholic schools worldwide enabling 43 million Catholic students with technology skills including Office 365 and other resources which will prepare them for a brighter future. Click through to read his full blog post.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesFri, 25 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT
The Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) has entered into an education alliance with Microsoft to provide Office 365 for its community of Catholic schools across the world, as part of a new Social Network for Catholic Education. This will begin with provision of software for 4.5 million students as part of a 3 year alliance plan, but in time has the potential to scale across OIEC's community of more than 43 million Catholic students, at 210,000 schools, in 102 countries. The new network will provide innovative software and services, training and access, to technologies that will better prepare students for the jobs of the future. Click through to find out more about the announcement and access all the press materials.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesFri, 30 Mar 2012 14:00:00 GMT
Vice President for Microsoft Education Anthony Salcito shares his thoughts on education and Microsoft's Shape the Future project in an interview on Portuguese TV. Click through to watch the full video.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesMon, 26 Mar 2012 11:00:00 GMT
Microsoft is today announcing it is awarding 17 European nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with €1.5 million in cash grants to support youth with the development of essential workforce skills, and a total of €170 million in software donations to NGOs and nonprofit organizations across Europe this year. This latest investment comes as Europe marks the beginning of e-Skills Week. Through the grants, Microsoft is reinforcing national employability and workforce development programs designed to give youths access to technology and training to develop the IT skills they need to be prepared for today's job market. The software donations are part of a long-term effort by Microsoft to help organizations use technology to improve their operations and increase productivity. Click through to read the full press release.
Transforming businessTue, 28 Feb 2012 11:00:00 GMT
Today in Madrid, Microsoft is announcing an agreement with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) through which we will help drive technology adoption, particularly focused on cloud computing, for the tourism industry. This deal will benefit the 155 UNWTO member countries and the more than 400 affiliate members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities, by helping them apply cloud technologies to improve business efficiency and innovation. Click through to read a blog post on the news by Jean Philippe Courtois, President of Microsoft International.
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