There are two programmes and qualifications available: Microsoft Educator and Microsoft Certified Educator. The induction session will fully explain the difference between the two, but here is a quick overview.
Microsoft Educator focuses on the fundamentals and best practices for facilitating blended or hybrid learning. Completion of the online learning results in the Microsoft Educator digital badge certification. In addition, Microsoft Advanced Educator, Microsoft Educator Trainer and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert certications are available to prove mastery of the technologies and practices to enhance students' learning experiences.
Microsoft Certified Educator
Microsoft Certified Educator is a professional development programme that bridges the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customized learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools.
The core learning for both programmes is a comprehensive package of e-learning, complemented by the Key Concept sessions listed at the top of the page.
Completion of the
Microsoft Educator training courses results in a digital badge certification that can be added to LinkedIn and shared through social media.
Candidates who successfully complete the
Microsoft Certified Educator training and pass the
Technology Literacy for Educators exam will gain a Microsoft Certified Educator qualification. You will receive:
- a physical and digital certificate
- a digital badge that can be used to share (e.g. on LinkedIn) and verify your achievement