Mr Edwards: Microsoft Expert!

Congratulations to Penrice Academy Computer Science Teacher, Mr Edwards. He has been announced as a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, joining more than 5,600 educators in the MIE program worldwide.

Each year, Microsoft selects innovative educator experts to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other through a global community dedicated to improving student outcomes through technology.

“I’m delighted! At Penrice we work hard as a team to ensure that technology and innovative teaching is entwined within the learning of all our students in every subject across the Academy. This opportunity is going to help us develop this ethos even more on a global scale and prepare our students for the new challenges they will be facing in an ever changing world.” (Mr Edwards)

As an MIE Expert, educators build their capacity for using technology in both the classroom and curriculum to improve student learning, advise Microsoft and educational institutions on how to integrate technology in pedagogically sound ways and be an advocate at conferences, events and trainings for how Microsoft technology can improve learning.