Microsoft’s Educator Expert is an initiative in which each year
Microsoft will recognize 250 innovative teachers from around
the world with the purpose of helping them to prepare the way
so that they and their colleagues can use technology effectively
to improve student’s learning and results. Each year, Microsoft’s
Educator Experts will start the program by meeting at the
Partners in Learning Global Forum. The next one will be held in
Barcelona on March 2014.
Major change agents
Able to motivate others
Creative thinkers and of innovative spirit
Very active in social networks
Skillful and entrepreneurial
Benefits in the
and in their careers
Microsoft Educator Experts receive:
• A trip to meet with other educators in the Partners in Learning Global
Forum that will be held in Barcelona in March 2014
• Free technology for their schools
• Advertising and promotion through Microsoft’s social networks and other
• Privileged access to Microsoft technology and strategy
• Opportunities for the development of their professional career and of
• Opportunities to share their knowledge with specialists and world
renowned educators for the purpose of escalating their innovations
• Possibility of being eligible to attend Microsoft’s exclusive special events
Complete your Learning Activity sheet
Start your application, enter the data
and add photos and videos
Confirm the data of your application
Any problems? Send an email to
For more details enter here
And remember that every application should
• A “Learning activity” (“learning object”) that
promotes the development of abilities such as
Collaboration, Critical Thinking, among
others, in the students using Microsoft
• A video that demonstrates that “learning
activity” being put into practice.
• Thousands of applications will be received and
will be reviewed and evaluated by international
Why did Microsoft launch the Educator Expert Program?
In Microsoft we believe that technology, by itself, cannot provide students with the required abilities for the
21st century. Technology is the accelerator, but by itself it doesn’t allow place for change. Microsoft believes in
the power of the educator and the impact that they can have when joined together and are recognized by
Do Microsoft Educator Experts attend Partners in Learning
Yes, once they are selected, Microsoft Educator Experts have the opportunity to travel with all expenses paid
to the Partners in Learning Global Forum.
What would the process be if learning activities were
developed by a group of educators?
All the educators in the group will be Microsoft Educator Experts. As for attending the forum and
accommodation and transportation expenses, you should talk to the Academic Programs Local Manager to
understand what can and cannot be covered.
What is the deadline to apply?
Applications can be submitted until September 30, 2013.
Is it possible to fill applications out in languages other than
Yes, you may fill the application in your own language. The support documents and the video may also be in
How many Microsoft Educator Experts will be selected by
The number of Microsoft Educator Experts by region will depend on the number of applications we receive
from their region. The greater number of applications, the greater allocation the region will have.
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