Making remote learning effective and engaging
Help teachers and students quickly make the switch to remote learning
As the education sector ramped up their plans and scrambled to provide the right solutions to enable distance learning come Term 2, filtering through technology available was a difficult task for some.
Explore our solutions and useful resources that will help your education customers transition quickly to stay connected and focussed on learning, while maintaining the continuity of quality education.
Making remote learning effective and engaging
Microsoft Teams for Education
Free for schools and universities, Office 365—which includes Microsoft Teams, gives schools, teachers, and parents all the resources needed to move to a remote classroom with confidence; accessible on either mobile, tablet, PC or browser. Learn more about remote learning in Education
Other great resources to moving to a virtual classroom
Google Education
Leverage powerful Google tools to extend learning to home environments with Google Classroom, G-suite and Google Cloud Platform.
Classroom
Classroom helps students and teachers organize assignments, boost collaboration, and foster better communication.
G Suite
G Suite for Education is a suite of free Google apps tailored specifically for schools. Deliver value with built-in, multi-layer security, and 24/7 support at no additional cost.
With G Suite for Education, educators can create opportunities for learning, streamline administrative tasks, and challenge students to think critically—all without disrupting current workflows. G Suite for Education tools are powerful on their own, but work even better together. They are cloud-based and scale easily across classrooms.
Apple Education
With Microsoft Azure Active Directory support, key Apple services, like Google Drive and Microsoft Office can be easily accessed for teaching and learning and easily integrated into the school’s existing systems.
HP Education
HP’s digital solutions maximise learning outcomes, focusing on planning, leadership and total access to content for always-on, always- connected teaching and learning.
HP Touchpoint Manager for Education
Cloud based app that helps boost student and teacher productivity by enabling schools short on IT resources to easily manage devices and their connected learning environment. Learn More
HP Classroom Manager 3.0
Educators have the power to monitor student progress through a user-friendly, teacher-controlled virtual environment. Learn More
Collaboration Tools
Google Hangouts Meet
Enabling Distance Learning using Google Hangouts Meet. Advanced Hangouts Meet capabilities for free is available to all G Suite customers until July 1st, 2020.
Microsoft Teams
Teams is a part of Office 365. If your customer’s organisation is licensed for Office 365, you already have it. But, we want to make sure everyone has access to it during this time.
Here are some simple ways to get Teams right away.
  • If you have an email address through work or school, sign in using this link. .
  • If you’re using an email address like Gmail or Outlook, you can sign up for the freemium version of Teams by following this link.
  • If you work in education and want to set up teachers, students, and administrators on Teams, use Office 365 A1. This free version of Office 365 is available to all educational institutions. Sign up by following this link.
Teams is now available for everyone as a freemium license/service. The license includes unlimited chat, built-in group and one-on-one audio or video calls, 10 GB of team file storage and 2 GB of personal file storage per user.
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Collaboration Tools
Apple
iPad and Mac is easy to deploy, use and can integrate seamlessly into the learning environment.
The 13inch MacBook Air 10th generation is big on performance and light in the backpack and every Mac comes with powerful apps for productivity and creativity built-in.
Explore the iPad range
Explore the New MacBook Air range
For our Jamf customers:
  • Use one of any of your Jamf products to secure, serve and support an additional number of personally owned Apple devices for no additional costs until September 2020.
  • Jamf will waive all requirements for onboarding services for all implementations. Remote resources are also available to help any organisation expedite their work-at-home, school-at-home or care-at-home programs.
  • Jamf will provide as many free remote training courses as possible to assist with implementing at-home programs. Plus, take advantage of our free online library of training and tutorials today.
Microsoft Surface
With Microsoft Surface and Office 365, schools can leverage the best technology to augment teaching and learning to create collaborative and inclusive classrooms.
Explore the Surface range
Google Chromebook
With the right tools, students can achieve any goal. The Google Chromebook is simple, secure and has shareable web-based devices that teachers and students can use to create and collaborate.
The Chrome Education Upgrade simplifies the deployment of Chrome devices and other critical infrastructure - all from the cloud-based Google console.
Explore the Chromebook range
Neverware
The fastest way to get high-performance devices in the hands of the students that need them.
Neverware for Education
Put your school's older PCs and Macs back to work. CloudReady turns ageing laptops and desktops into fast, secure Chrome devices that you can manage alongside Chromebooks in the Google Admin console.
For more information, go to https://www.synnex.com.au/go/neverware/
Running low on devices? Watch the Neverware & Google Webinar
Learn more about CloudReady for Education
Intel NUC for Education
Fully configured, ready-to-use Mini PCs.
Vigorous performance and out of sight productivity. Intel® NUC Mini PCs are designed for Windows 10 Pro and are versatile enough for any task.
Explore the NUC range
HP
HP designs and builds learning devices that can survive in the classroom and beyond.
Explore HP Notebooks range
Acer
Acer’s extensive line of products supports the learning process at every step, enabling the exploration of all subjects, in all situations and even beyond classroom walls. Hardware solutions feature tablets, 2-in-1 devices, notebooks, Chromebooks and monitors all designed to support dynamic and interactive learning environments. Learn more
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