Microsoft recently took part in the noteworthy education event that took place across the Atlantic: The Northern Future Forum in Helsinki, Finland. Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, prime ministers of the UK, the Nordic countries and the Baltic states, along with business leaders and global education experts were at the event sharing ideas and finding new ways of tackling the common challenges encountered in the modern northern European economies.
Microsoft recently highlighted that they played a key role in the discussions,
Microsoft is honored to play a key role in these discussions. Kati Tiainen, director of business development in Finland for the Microsoft in Education team, will be leading a roundtable discussion with the prime ministers on the importance of teacher training in education transformation. At Microsoft, we believe that teachers are the single most important force in transforming education, and we work hard to deliver training and support to help them deliver exceptional student outcomes. Microsoft makes professional development for educators and school leaders available free of charge because we know it’s the foundation to scalable improvements in teaching and learning.
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