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Microsoft resources

Are you keen to access the latest NSW Department of Education endorsed resources to support your digital classroom journey with Microsoft Office 365 tools and Windows devices? This is your one stop shop for Microsoft Office 365 tools and Windows devices!

Start here:

  1. Want to get started with Microsoft Office 365 tools? Access the 'Learning on Demand' site and jump straight to the 'Microsoft' section.
  2. Check out the Getting Started with Technology page and explore the resources on Word, OneNote and Teams.
  3. Access this intranet page to discover the range of Microsoft Office 365 tools available and also how to gain access.
  4. Next visit the 'Microsoft Collaboration tools' section to discover more about OneDrive, Word and PowerPoint key tools to begin your journey.
  5. Check out the range of Microsoft events and webinars on our events page and enrol in one today!
  6. Join the Microsoft 365 Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.

Start here:

  1. Begin to plan your school's digital future by using the resources in the Schools Digital Strategy. 
  2. Learn about the range of Microsoft Office 365 applications available and how to access them to begin to consider what your school's digital foundation will look like on the Microsoft intranet page.
  3. Microsoft Teams is the Microsoft Office 365 tool that ties teaching, learning and school administration together! Learn more about this encompassing tool on the Microsoft Teams page and consider its place in your school's digital journey!
  4. Getting your staff familiar with these Key Collaboration tools is essential to building your school's digital maturity.
  5. Additionally there are some DoE specific professional learning resources on the 'Learning on Demand' site. Jump straight to the 'Microsoft' section to discover even more learning to build digital capacity.
  6. Join the Microsoft 365 Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.


Do you want to engage Microsoft Office 365 for Teaching and Learning in your classroom?

Start here:

  1. Want to get started with Microsoft Office 365? Access the Learning on Demand site and jump straight to the 'Microsoft' section.
  2. Keen to take your classroom activities with technology to the next level? 
    1. Ensure you and your students are familiar with the key unifying application Microsoft Teams
    2. Next consider how you might use your Microsoft Office 365 tools to:
      1. Boost Creativity with 3D Tools.
      2. Give your students a voice with Video Tools.
      3. Build professional teaching and learning resources with Presentation Tools.
      4. Make learning experiences Accessible
  3. After developing your skills, access these Teaching and Learning resources to incorporate Windows and other devices directly in to your classroom.
  4. Next join the Microsoft 365 Yammer group to ask any questions and share and see examples of best practice.
  5. Finally, take your skills to the next level and access the Microsoft Educator Centre where you can obtain badges, extend your learning and more. (Note some of these tools and services may have features not available within the NSW DoE's Microsoft Office 365 environment).

Are you keen to use Microsoft Office 365 for admin and management?

Start here:

  1. Microsoft Teams is a key tool that can boost your productivity and management of the classroom and wider school environment. Learn more about the power of Teams.
  2. Access this intranet page to discover the range of Microsoft Office 365 tools available to NSW DoE users.
  3. Join the Microsoft 365 Yammer group to ask any questions and see examples of best practice.
  4. For further learning focused around increasing your productivity with Microsoft Office 365 access the Microsoft Educator Centre, where you can obtain badges, extend your learning and more. (Note some of these tools and services may have features not available within the NSW DoE's Microsoft Office 365 environment).


Do you need assistance managing and implementing Windows devices?

Start here:

  1. If you are keen to learn how to more effectively manage Windows Devices in your school take a peek at the power of your eT4L server.
  2. To receive assistance with technology in your school, including help with devices and infrastructure, contact EdConnect to be connected with your local field support team.

Here are just a few of the frequently asked questions from teachers across NSW:

  1. Plus we also want to make sure we have answers to your key questions...here are just a few of the FAQs we have heard around the traps!
  2. How do I log in to Microsoft 365? Access the staff portal, then select ‘My Learning Tools’, click on 'Microsoft Office 365'.
  3. How do I get my students to log in to Microsoft 365? Students will log in to their portal, click on the ‘show more’ in the ‘Learning panel’.
  4. What # on social media provide information on Microsoft tools? Try #MicrosoftEDU to find some amazing resources and don't forget to follow @MSAUedu and @townesy77 (Note this information will not have been curated and is not endorsed of reccomended by the T4L team or the NSW Department of Education)

Do you have a question that was not answered? Make sure you jump in to Yammer today and ask away. T4L Microsoft experts are often on patrol!


Note the T4L Team know this is only a small window in to the available resources for Microsoft in the classroom, so make sure you bookmark this page and check back soon as we start to build out this page and add more information, resources and links to build your Microsoft journey!