Microsoft corporation is one of the world’s largest information technology companies. It was created in 1975 in the US and is active in Italy since 1984. Microsoft is mainly engaged in the production of software, devices, services and digital applications in the field of communication, information and entertainment. The company operates also in the field of education with the platform Microsoft education, conceived to offer learning services and tools for students, teachers, headmasters and for anyone wishing to acquire knowledge of the education and training sector. The platform hosts an online community, Microsoft Educator Community, with more than 100,000 teachers from different nationalities.
The partnership between Microsoft and IUL was established in 2018 with the aim of carrying out training activities addressed mainly to teachers. Starting from April 2018 there will be a jointly organised webinar cycle on the themes of education, didactic innovation, and new technologies for inclusive teaching.