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Tools to transform your classrooms


IT issues keeping you up at night? Get all the information and tools you need to transform your classrooms. Discover technology that allows for maximum impact on teaching and learning with less burden on IT and find better ways to manage your Microsoft environment all in our Microsoft IT Hub.

With focus on cloud deployment, device management apps management and security and compliance, we'll help you reach your goal of better learning outcomes for students.


Microsoft's featured Keynote: What happens when you keep books off the booklist?

Microsoft's featured Keynote:
What happens when you keep books off the booklist?


Join Tamara Sullivan, Deputy Principal, Brisbane South State Secondary College, as she shares her experience of running a completely digital school.

Tamara will share her learning journey, the challenges, and practical strategies on how to streamline digital platforms using the stylus and Office 365 to support learning needs now, and in the future.


Session time: Tuesday 17, August, 08:55am




Education Technology, Trends & the Future for ICT Managers


Join Microsoft’s Education Technology Strategist, Dan Bowen for a deep dive as we look back at what has shaped the educational technology landscape in Australia to uncover how we got here, as well as looking ahead to what the future holds.


Session time: Wednesday 18, August, 11:35am


 Trends & the Future






Sessions On Demand


Check out our On Demand sessions below that you can choose to watch

from the comfort of your home (or school).

Our Microsoft presenters will be on standby during the allocated session

times to answer your burning questions and discuss your tech needs.




Microsoft IT Hub, Tuesday 17 August 2021

Dan Bowen
Microsoft IT Hub

What's New in EDU

Technical IT teams are the engine house of school improvement. In this session we will focus on you! From AAD to Azure and Dynamics to Artificial Intelligence we have something for you. We will look at what’s new and trending for IT Professionals. This session look at new Microsoft Teams Features and new tools for you to explore in M365 from end point management to security. We will also look at ways help continue your technical growth with Azure and new developments in the area of cloud. We will also look at sustainability resources to support your move to go green. We will look learning pathways for you and your team and training resources.
Panel discussion
Microsoft IT Hub

Modern School Device Management

The challenges faced by education because of COVID-19 also brought solutions that are changing the way students learn around the world. It also highlighted the need to change the way we manage devices in schools and education institutions. This session will highlight Microsoft's modern school device management with Microsoft Intune, part of Microsoft Endpoint Manager. You will hear from Andrew Cornwall and Ray Burg from St. Bede's in Newcastle about their journey in using these technologies.
Panel discussion
Microsoft IT Hub

Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS)

Discover how School Data Sync can leverage data within your Student Information System to create and dynamically update Class Teams, M365 groups and users saving Teacher’s time!
Panel discussion
Microsoft IT Hub

Power up with the Power Platform

This event provides an opportunity for ICT Managers and School leaders to explore new ideas and resources from the Power Platform. We’ll be introducing you to ways you can streamline processes across your school through low-to-no code apps, bots, and the automation of backend processes. Hear from one of our Gold Partners Fusion5 who have been working with private schools and Government education departments to address common problems in education.
last published: 16/Aug/21 10:05

Microsoft IT Hub, Wednesday 18 August 2021

Sam Clarke
Microsoft IT Hub

Microsoft Partner Ecosystem

Achieve more with the Microsoft Partner Ecosystem
Panel discussion
Microsoft IT Hub

Digital transformation and the device, reducing complexity in I.T. with Surface

The world in which we teach and learn has changed dramatically, impacting IT, teachers and most importantly - students. Many people have used technology to adapt and digitally transform quickly, but the device is still seen in much the same say as it was pre-pandemic. We discuss why the device should be incorporated into any successful digital transformation project, and what impact that can have on your institution, leadership, IT, teachers, security and student.
Muskan Nanchahal
Microsoft IT Hub

Azure Sentinel

An introduction to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s cloud-native SIEM capability. Powered by AI, Azure Sentinel is the single pane of glass for intelligent security analytics for your entire hybrid organisation, to help you detect, prevent and respond to threats across your organisation.
Clare White
Microsoft IT Hub

Windows Device Partner Showcase - HP

In this session we hear from HP on how their products can assist in hybrid, blended and personalised learning, and how they make it easier for I.T. departments to deploy their devices.
Clare White
Microsoft IT Hub

Windows Device Partner Showcase - Lenovo

In this session we hear from Lenovo on how their products can assist in hybrid, blended and personalised learning, and how they make it easier for I.T. departments to deploy their devices.
Megan Townes
Microsoft IT Hub

Voices Matter - Teams Calling in a Hybrid Learning World

Studies show that voice is the human signal that creates understanding and connection​. Teams Calling can help restore connections and build new ones with students, colleagues and your community. See how Teams Calling can be set up and managed in your environment to support calling from any location on any device for remote learning and working, to integrate calls seamlessly into the flow of work, and deliver modern and legacy enterprise voice features.
Clare White
Microsoft IT Hub

Windows Device Partner Showcase - One Education

In this session we hear from One Education on how their products can assist in hybrid, blended and personalised learning, and how they make it easier for I.T. departments to deploy their devices.
last published: 16/Aug/21 10:05



Meet our experts


Our Microsoft experts are ready to answer your burning questions

and discuss your tech needs during scheduled times.

Get insights into the latest education tech available, save teachers’ time and

provide better learning outcomes for students.

Damien Bedford, Surface Specialist, Microsoft Australia

Dan Bowen, Education Technology Strategist, Microsoft Australia

Ray Burg, I.T. Support Officer, St Bede's Catholic College

Sam Clarke, Enterprise Channel Manager, Microsoft Australia

Trent Clayphan, Technology Strategist, Microsoft Australia

Andrew Cornwall, Leader of Learning, St Bede's Catholic College

Russell Ginley, Asia-Pacific Industry Lead, Microsoft Devices, Microsoft Corporation

Belinda Gorsevski, Surface Specialist (Education), Microsoft Australia

Muskan Nanchahal, Azure Specialist, Microsoft Australia

Brad Orders, Microsoft Dynamics Solutions Consultant, Fusion5

Manasi Priya, Business Applications and Power Platform Executive, Microsoft Australia

Megan Townes, Learning Delivery Specialist, Microsoft Australia

Cindy Um, Specialist Intern, Microsoft Australia

Brad Walsh, Senior Project Officer, QLD Department of Education

Clare White, Education Marketing Manager, Microsoft

last published: 16/Aug/21 09:06 GMT


In partnership with Prodigy Learning, we’re delighted to offer free access to the Virtual Microsoft Digital Skills Certifications Testing Lab.

You have the chance to sit one of the brand-new Microsoft Certified Fundamentals certification exams including Data/AI/Cloud Skills in Azure, along with the highly sought-after Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Certified Educator exams.

Virtual Exam spaces are limited, so register now to secure your seat!


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