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Strong UK presence in Spain for prestigious Microsoft Partners in Learning global event
Sagrada FamiliaA team of some of the UK's most innovative teachers head for Barcelona this week to take part in one of the the world's most prestigious teacher network events, the Microsoft in Education Global Forum.
Their projects will be considered for awards in an event involving more than 1,100 attendees, including 250 educators, more than 200 schools,150 government education leaders and private sector executives from 97 countries – truly global. A new feature, The Pitch, is a Dragons Den-style event for education apps and one of the six finalists is Devon headteacher Jonathan Bishop from Broadclyst Community Primary School.
The purpose of The Pitch is to "seek out and fund the most innovative ideas to transform schools worldwide". Jonathan Bishop and his deputy, David James, will present their proposal to a panel of judges (including Agent4change.net) along with the five other entrants – Gayaza High School (Uganda), St John’s School (Chile), Appleby College (Canada), Crescent Girls’ School (Singapore) and Schloss Neubeuern (Germany).
Further information can be found at:
Microsoft Eventcore - https://microsoft.eventcore.com/MSGlobalForum/