Microsoft Office 365 for Education

Information, guides and training sessions for Office 365

About Office 365 for Education

Microsoft Office 365 for Education offers e-mail, sites, online document editing and storage, IM, and video conferencing for students and staff. Exchange, Skype and SharePoint are provided free-of-charge to schools and colleges – as well as unlimited OneDrive storage for each user.

To see all of the features included with Office 365 for Education, visit the Microsoft Office 365 site.

Office 365 Education in the Classroom: This eBook shows great examples of how Office 365 can support learning, teaching and administration in schools and colleges.

Standout Education's Office 365 Guide

Office 365 courses from Standout Education

We have a range of PL sessions that we deliver on Office 365.
Whether you are interested in communication and collaboration in Teams, getting more out of OneNote, flipping the classroom with Office Mix or finding out the best ways of working with iPads – we can help with this and more! Choose from these or mix them up to get the perfect professional learning session for your school or college.

This course shows how: teachers can quickly and easily share news, resources, etc. with their classes; students can work collaboratively on documents (in real-time) and hand in their homework; teachers and students can contribute to Discussions, Blogs and Wikis, and much more.

Our Managing Office 365 course will consider the best ways of working with teacher and student permission levels and how to grant access to parents and other guest users. We will consider ways to customise Sites and provide templates for different courses and age groups. We will show you ways of working with content offline and how to make the most of Office 365 whether you are using PCs, Macs or tablets.

We will help you register, install and configure Office 365, add users and assign licenses so you are up and running as quickly and cost effectively as possible.
We will provide basic training for teachers and administrators and deliver a one-hour overview presentation for all staff.

Latest Office 365 blog posts

2015 was a great year for new tools and features in Office 365 Education. I thought it would be a good time to look at some of what was rolled out to schools and colleges. Advanced Features added for free (September 2015) In addition to the basic services—Office Online, 1TB of OneDrive storage, Exchange ...
Office Mix is a free add-in for PowerPoint. Office Mix is great! I have spoken to lots of teachers who are using Mix to create presentations, videos and activities for their students. Microsoft has created a site especially for teachers: mixforteachers.com. However it is a great tool for students as well. Here ...
You have just signed up to Office 365. Now what? Office 365 contains a number of apps and services that can help to increase productivity and improve teaching and learning in the classroom. Office 365 is your teaching and learning tool – it has all you need to: Co-create and collaborate using Office Provide ...
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Why Standout Education?

We have over eight years’ experience in supporting schools to use SharePoint technology to enable effective and engaging learning to take place and also to support school administration. We support you each step of the way by helping you to plan and implement an Office 365 solution that meets your school’s requirements. We offer:

✓ A set-up service which includes registering, installing and configuring Office 365, as well as basic training and a presentation for all staff.

✓ Training and consultancy to ensure that your Office 365 solution is well designed and well used so that the benefits of collaboration and improved communication are enjoyed by all.

✓ PowerShell tips to make the management of Office 365 easier.

✓ Examples of use for school administration as well as learning and teaching.

✓ A range of templates and content that you can use or adapt straight away.

✓ Phone, email and web-conference support.

Contact us to discuss Office 365