BETT, one of the largest education technology conferences in the world, was held in London last week.

Microsoft had a large stand at the event, which featured 850 companies, 103 start-ups and 34,700 attendees from 131 countries. Staff from the technology business gave negotiation, demos and speeches, piece besides talking to teachers, education experts and school pupils about why Surface, Office and Minecraft are perfect for the classroom.

Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Education at Microsoft, used his keynote to say that the UK is leading the way in how technology should be used in school.

Here’s a round-up of what happened:

Surface inclination on the Microsoft stand

Surface inclination on the Microsoft stand

Microsoft UK CEO CIndy Rose with Chris Rothwell (left), Director of Education, and Chris Perkins, General Managr of Public Sector

Microsoft UK CEO CIndy Rose with Chris Rothwell (left), Director of Education, and Chris Perkins, General Managr of Public Sector

Microsoft published its agenda for BETT in braille

Microsoft published its agenda for BETT in braille

The workshop area, where Microsoft staff held negotiation and demos

The workshop area, where Microsoft staff held negotiation and demos

Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Education at Microsoft, delivers his keynote speech

Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Education at Microsoft, delivers his keynote speech

A map showing where BETT attendees have traveled from

A map showing where BETT attendees have traveled from

A Creeper and a inhabitant outside the Minecraft stand

A Creeper and a inhabitant outside the Minecraft stand

The Minecraft section was adorned to look like the game

The Minecraft section was adorned to look like the game

Free badges for attendees

Free badges for attendees

The mixed reality section proven popular all week

The mixed reality section proven popular all week

Bumblebee from The Transformers films

Bumblebee from The Transformers films

Cecily Morrison, a research worker at Microsoft Research Cambridge, and Craig Meador, president of American Printing House for the Blind, with Code Jumper

Cecily Morrison, a research worker at Microsoft Research Cambridge, and Craig Meador, president of American Printing House for the Blind, with Code Jumper

The AI juice bar gave people free drinks depending on their reactions to pictures

The AI juice bar gave people free drinks depending on their reactions to pictures

A science experiment in one of Microsoft's areas

A science experiment in one of Microsoft’s areas

Hector Minto, Seniro Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, negotiation about accessibility

Hector Minto, Seniro Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, negotiation about accessibility

Microsoft teamed up with the BBC for a film about the environment

Microsoft teamed up with the BBC for a film about the environment

A Minecraft tree on the Microsoft stand

A Minecraft tree on the Microsoft stand

The Xbox adaptative Controller, which makes it easier for people with disabilities to play video games

The Xbox adaptative Controller, which makes it easier for people with disabilities to play video games

Surface inclination waiting to be used on the Microsoft stand

Surface inclination waiting to be used on the Microsoft stand

Barbara Holzapfel, GM of Education Marketing at Microsoft, on stage at BETT

Barbara Holzapfel, GM of Education Marketing at Microsoft, on stage at BETT

In this section, people could learn how deep the ocean is

In this section, people could learn how deep an ocean is

Surface inclination

Surface inclination

Lego besides had a presence on Microsoft's stand

Lego besides had a presence on Microsoft’s stand

Windows 10 on the Microsoft stand

Windows 10 on the Microsoft stand

Attendees could get active with Microsoft's inclination

Attendees could get active with Microsoft’s inclination

Damian Hinds, Education Secretary, delivers his speech

Damian Hinds, Education Secretary, delivers his speech

Surface inclination running Windows 10

Surface inclination running Windows 10

The Device Lab on the Microsoft stand

The Device Lab on the Microsoft stand

The conference area, where Microsoft staff held negotiation throughout the week

The conference area, where Microsoft staff held negotiation throughout the week

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