“Partners in Learning” is an educational initiative where Microsoft, worldwide and in Switzerland, works to promote the intelligent use of information and communications technology in educational environments. “Partners in Learning” includes an ICT program called ”Innovative Schools” designed to help schools adapt to the structural changes entailed by the transformation to a knowledge society by providing them with process-oriented support and versatile educational management and teaching methods. bd consulting supports “Innovative Schools” with media relations, and has summarized the benefits of the program for education in a video.
Swiss educational experts explain why ICT is an increasingly important resource for schools, and how they can harness new media in classrooms and administration. The video also summarizes the benefits of the ”Innovative Schools” program, and gives concrete examples of how schools can exploit ICT strategically as part of their educational development and media-supported teaching efforts.