Myddelton College selected as a 2020-2021 Microsoft Showcase School
Myddelton College recognised as a global leader in successful integration of technology with teaching and learning
Denbighshire, 23rd September 2020 – Myddelton College was selected by Microsoft as a 2020-2021 Microsoft Showcase School for their excellence in demonstrated student outcomes resulting from its commitment to educational transformation, driven effectively by Andrew Allman, Headmaster, and Ian Lloyd, Senior Deputy Headmaster and Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Myddelton College provides both inspiration and an opportunity for all community members to see and experience the future of digital transformation in education.
Myddelton College joins an exclusive community from around the world, recognised and celebrated for their educational transformation which includes vision and innovation in teaching, learning and assessment, computational and critical thinking, creativity and collaboration and a willingness to promote a growth mindset among educators and students.
“The Three Pillars of Myddelton, Scholarship, Fellowship and Resilience, are the principles upon which Myddelton College was founded and continues to grow,” said Andrew Allman at Myddelton College. “The success of our recent graduates at GCSE and A Level and the uninterrupted delivery of our entire curriculum during this global pandemic is testament to the commitment and dedication of staff and students to find innovative solutions to real-world problems.”
“Being selected as a Microsoft Showcase School is an amazing honour and recognition of the passion our teachers and staff have for creating the best learning environments possible,” said Ian Lloyd at Myddelton College. “We look forward to sharing our experiences with other schools in our community and the world to continue finding innovative ways to equip our students with the proper tools needed for success inside and outside of the classroom.”
As a Showcase School, Myddelton College will work closely with Microsoft to lead innovation in education transformation and communicate an education transformation vision, enabled by technology, through our commitment to host and mentor other schools in the local community and around the globe.
“Microsoft Showcase Schools are shining examples of those applying purpose-driven innovation in a variety of ways to build connection, motivate students and to create community in and out of school,” said Anthony Salcito, Vice president, Worldwide Education, Microsoft. “These schools are truly transforming learning and providing more personalized education to students, empowering them to achieve more.”
Showcase Schools will realize many benefits including the ability to communicate directly with one another, participation in an exclusive online global community, and the opportunity to host and attend both online and in person educational thought leader events.