Shaping the Future of Education: Insights from Microsoft’s Study with Dr. Elka Walsh

In this enlightening episode, we delve into a recent Microsoft study revealing a concerning gap in modern education. According to the study, just over half of teachers (52%) believe that students are being taught with methods that align with the skills needed for their future. A significant 79% of educators underscore the importance of data literacy and digital citizenship for today’s learners. Yet, only 35% feel that most teachers have access to the best technological tools for effective teaching. To unpack these findings and discuss Microsoft’s role in shaping education, we’re joined by Dr. Elka Walsh, Associate Vice President of Learning & Teaching at Microsoft Canada. Tune in as we explore the challenges and opportunities in equipping both teachers and students for a rapidly evolving digital world.