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Choosing an online platform

Help if you have not already got Office 365 in place within your school

From 24 April 2020, schools and responsible bodies can apply for Department for Education-funded support to get set up on one of two free-to-use digital education platforms: G Suite for Education and Office 365 Education. Learn more about the programme and eligibility or get in touch with us if you would like to discuss your specific circumstances.


Using Office 365 and Microsoft Teams for Remote Learning

If you are already using Office 365 for Education, Microsoft Teams is included
and is the simplest way to undertake remote learning within your school.

Introduction to Office 365 and Microsoft Teams

A journey to a virtual classroom

RM Seminars - Microsoft spring webinar

Further help on setting up your Teams using RM Unify and making a how-to video using Teams.

Using Teams to create a how-to video

Call and video conferencing in Teams

Useful links

We have also collated a selection of useful articles and resources aimed at schools primarily using Microsoft in Education and Office 365.

Top teaching resources

Resources, training and how-to guides from Microsoft to help support  IT, educators, staff and students as they make the transition to remote teaching and learning.

Microsoft Teams for Education

A clear and concise introduction to Microsoft Teams. The ultimate cheat sheet right at your fingertips.

Microsoft Teams: Webinars for teachers

A collection of recorded and upcoming webinars created to help you make the most of Microsoft Teams for Education


Using Microsoft teams

Microsoft have put together a blog that demonstrates how best to use Microsoft Teams.

Remote Learning Community

Join the Microsoft Enabling Remote Learning Community to connect with other teachers and Microsoft education experts.

Set up Flipgrid for your school

Flipgrid is a free, simple way to foster short video-based discussions on classroom topics. Stay connected and share continued learning experiences.


Teams meetings for the classroom

Microsoft talks about features you can use in your online classrooms today, and what's coming soon.

Quick tip videos

Microsoft has collected all their 'quick tip' videos into one playlist; a wide range of tips about features helping teachers and students.

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