Microsoft Surface Lighthouse Schools

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Microsoft Surface Lighthouse Schools

Microsoft Surface Lighthouse Schools are a community of schools engaged in innovative change to augment teaching and learning through a strategic partnership with Microsoft, and a broader global community of 21st Century educators. Surface Lighthouse Schools create immersive and inclusive experiences that inspire lifelong learning, stimulating development of essential life skills so students are empowered to achieve more.

Microsoft Lighthouse Schools exemplify best practice across the following key areas within their institution:

• Leadership
• Modern Teaching and Learning
• Inclusivity
• Innovative Thinking
• A Professional Learning Community

Microsoft Surface Lighthouse Schools deliver world class education experiences, inspiring educators and students and ensuring today’s students are ready for tomorrows workforce. The Surface Lighthouse program provides the hand-selected community of leading Lighthouse Schools with:

Connect with Microsoft leadership and participate in local and global calls with Microsoft experts and key influencers to ensure your school has a 2-way conversation for specific support.<br />Partner with Microsoft for marketing of your school across Microsoft channels, and/or for your schools owned channel.

Access to Microsoft

The strategic partnership between Microsoft provides the Lighthouse School community with exclusive access to the latest product news, updates and industry insights from around the world.

Microsoft experts are always on hand for support, whether its technical help needed, work experience, or a tour of Microsoft headquarters in Redmond. The Lighthouse Schools are provided with unrivalled access to the Microsoft global network.

Be a part of a select community to share, learn and network with prestigious local and global schools and get access to industry leading research papers.<br />Lighthouse schools will also get invitations to attend the Australian Innovation In Education Study Tour to access Microsoft HQ (Redmond, Seattle) including Surface Labs tour, School Tours or other high value Microsoft experiences.

Connect with global educators

To be the best in class, educators need visibility to best practise from around the world.

Leveraging the global Microsoft community of educators, Surface Lighthouse Schools have access to share, learn and network with teachers, IT, students and industry experts, to have a clear view of what’s happening in classrooms, and how to best position their own institution to drive better outcomes for all.

Lighthouse schools will have exclusive access to  special in-school or at Microsoft events to delivery teacher support, student adoption and/or open day activities to help the school promote its ICT strategy.<br />Teachers at Lighthouse schools will also have access to the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership programming for Teaching.

Exclusive access to training and professional development

Surface Lighthouse Schools have exclusive access to special in-school or at Microsoft events to deliver teacher support, student adoption and/or open day activities to help the school promote its ICT strategy.

Teachers also have access to the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership programming for Teaching.

2019 Surface Lighthouse Schools

Microsoft Surface Lighthouse Schools come in all shapes and sizes, and each has made a commitment to educational transformation and to improve learning outcomes for students. Read all about the institutions Microsoft selected to hero as the 2019 Surface Lighthouse Schools and learn from leading educators about what is driving the successful 21st Century teaching and learning practices within their schools.

Hale School

Hale School is a world-renowned Anglican day and boarding school in Perth Western Australia, offering comprehensive and tailored education experiences to boys from Pre-Primary to Year 12.

With over 2000 school-owned Surface devices deployed to staff and students, technology is embedded and significantly enhances the teaching and learning experience at Hale School. Utilising Microsoft School Data Sync, thousands of classrooms and lessons are accessible to all year levels using Microsoft Teams via Office 365.

All Hallows’ School

All Hallows’ School is a community alive with the charism of Catherine McAuley and the traditions and culture of our 158–year history. Our Teaching and learning spaces are continually reviewed and adapted as technologies evolve.

From our multimedia spaces to flipped learning programs delivered through Office 365, to digitalised feedback and annotation via OneNote, each element is designed to engage and motivate our students in their learning process.

Technology in the classroom is undoubtedly one of the most powerful tools schools have today. In this issue of the EDU catalogue we consider the perspective of parents, students, teachers, IT, and employers and reflect on the learnings suggested by evidence-based outcomes.

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