Software giant Microsoft has announced its 2016-2017 class of education innovators featuring 238 Microsoft Innovative Educators (MIE) Experts across India, the company said. The MIE programme recognises global educators who use technology to pave the way for their peers for better learning and student outcomes. Also Read - Windows 11 Sun Valley teased officially with YouTube video ahead of June 24 revealAlso Read - Windows 10 gets an expiry date: Know how long you can use it before Windows 11 is necessity
Leveraging technology, the selected educators have created unique projects to provide a learning environment which is interactive and beneficial for students.
“This is the biggest group ofMIEs from India since we initiated the programme in the country. By leveraging the power of technology, these passionate teachers are adopting new approaches to teaching and learning, and reinforcing critical 21st-century skills in today’s youth,” said Pratik Mehta, Director (Education), Microsoft India. ALSO READ: Jack Huang appointed Alibaba Mobile Business Group President
Microsoft Expert Educator Programme witnessed huge participation from India, as well as world over. Currently, more than 7,600 educators from 83 countries are part of the global community of MIE Experts. Meanwhile, eight Indian educators were further selected to attend Microsoft’s annual event Education Exchange (E2) in Toronto, Canada.