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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Hyped about Skype – Ivy House School wins MOVE Day

Nigel Carter, Director of Education and Business Development, MOVE Europe When MOVE Europe was seeking prizes earlier this year for our annual National MOVE Day, we were delighted to receive the support of Skype and the contribution of Skype gadgets… Read more

How humanitarian organisations like UNHCR are using Skype

In under a year significant progress has been made with the rollout of Skype's bespoke low-bandwidth solution for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The introduction of Skype has had a positive impact on the lives of many employees who were… Read more

Peace One Day use Skype to help mobilise the youth of the world

The world has just celebrated Peace Day 2011; you'll be pleased to know that it was a huge success. And this year we heard some wonderful stories of how Skype has been used amongst students as part of their Peace… Read more

Perfect your Skype in the Classroom Projects

We've seen and heard about some great projects on Skype in the classroom so far. To make it easier for you to find the right partners and the right projects we've made some improvements to how you create, share, and… Read more

Skype in the classroom just got a little bit better

Over the last few months Skype in the Classroom has grown to a community of over 15,000 teachers who are collaborating on a wide variety of projects across the globe. During that period we've taken some time to sit back,… Read more

"If not for Skype, my wife would have left me by now!" How Skype is improving relationships for UNHCR employees.

"Skype is the main mode of communication to keep in touch with my family," says Haridass Sriram, a UNHCR field protection officer in Aweil, South Sudan. "Everyday I call them using Skype. I can see my two twins who are… Read more

UNHCR dad sees his twin daughters and wife on Skype video everyday

Our partnership with UNHCR announced in November 2010 is having a positive effect on the relationships and well-being of many UNHCR employees. Here's one story. "As far as I am concerned, Skype is the main mode of communication to keep… Read more

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