Key Speakers

Danny Arati

Education specialist

Danny worked for 17 years at Intel Corporation, where he spent most of his time as the Education Manager for Europe. There, he oversaw the creation, adaptation and localisation of teacher training programmes under the ‘Intel Teach’ umbrella; he also worked closely with ministries of education and other agencies to promote changes in school policies and curricula. In collaboration with universities, he promoted research into usage models of new technologies in the classroom.

Having gained an initial experience as a language teacher, he completed an MA in Mass Communication Research at the University of Leicester. He holds a BA in Literature, Philology and Journalism from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, Danny is also an examiner for the International Baccalaureate. He is currently working with various European institutions on projects funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ programmes. He is a Co-Assessor for Papilio, a leading Swiss agency specialising on professional assessment and development, and Chief Strategy Officer for the Polish company BeCreo Technologies, who specialises on game-based and interactive approaches in education.



365edu Events has been developed by teachers for teachers. We’ve developed an exciting agenda, full of different themes that you can choose from!  From Minecraft, 3D Printing, Mixed Reality and Office, there’s sure to be something new you can learn!

All of our keynote or MIE speakers will run hands-on workshops to give you skills you can use in your next lessons!

We’ll also be running a Transformational Planning Workshop for school leaders and senior management – learn more about how Microsoft Education can transform learning through technology, and deep dive into sessions with local schools and partners!

Check out the themes below for the Durban event….

Microsoft Office 365

Make the most out of your Microsoft Office 365 package. Power up your PowerPoints, extend your excel sheets and create world class word resources.  But that’s not all – why not try out Microsoft OneNote, Sway and Forms?  The possibilities are endless and all at your fingertips!

Mixed Reality in the classroom

Step into a whole new world with mixed reality in the classroom! Try out the latest Virtual Reality headsets and see how they can be used in the classroom to improve teaching and learning!

Transformational Planning Workshops

Our deployment specialists and Expert MIE’s will discuss key pillars in your IT strategy including Leadership & Policy, Modern Teaching and Learning, Intelligent Environments and Technology Blueprints!  Deep dive into sessions with local reference schools who have embarked on their own 365 journey, as well as meeting local partners who can support the transformational change in your school!

Microsoft & Minecraft

Join the South Africa Microsoft team for sessions about Minecraft 101,  Microsoft Teacher Academy and how you can become an MIE or Microsoft Reference School.


Register for a 365Edu event now!

365edu is all about inspiring growth and change in teaching and learning. A fun, high energy networking event with renowned educators with the latest technologies embedded into the event. You are already an amazing teacher, you will leave this event with confidence in tools and strategies you can put into practice the very next day! Register today!



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