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To prepare learners for tomorrow’s economy, schools and colleges need to think like a business.
Young people are leaving education with uncertain prospects.
75m young people are currently unemployed. 50% of school leavers are unsure if further education benefitted them. 40% of employers say young people lack crucial skills.
Employers are crying out for candidates with digital skills. If you agree that digital is as important as maths and English, read on.
Start from the top: Great teaching and learning can deliver better employability. If education leaders can align learning environment with the needs of employers, students will leave education better prepared for the world of work. By becoming a Microsoft Associate College, your school will have a template to:
Provide a modern learning experience
Improve the digital literacy of staff and students
Help students get jobs when they leave
Putting words into action: And how is IT expected to deliver these changes? As a Microsoft Associate College you’ll have a blueprint to transform your environment. Students need it to reflect the business environment they'll be going into when they leave.
Enable the enablers - Sometimes the need for robust security can stifle good teaching and learning.
Automate what’s manual - Stop being a datacentre manager and let your infrastructure take off in the cloud.
Engage with teaching staff - Find out what they need to succeed.
First class teaching
Through smart use of IT, you can see increased productivity in the classroom for you and your students
Take your evenings and weekends back, improve engagement and boost collaboration by using the right tools, like OneNote Class Notebook and Skype for Business
See students thrive in an environment that empowers them
Microsoft can help you transform your learning environment to deliver long-term success for your students, your college and the economy.
To find out more about how you could join the Microsoft Associate College Programme, visit https://aka.ms/fedigitalskills