Google Workspace for Education – Fundamentals

What is it? #

Google Workspace for Education (formally known as G Suite for Education) is set of cloud-based productivity tools for communication and collaboration.

Google Workspace in Glow is a managed service that offers the following core services:

  • Calendar
  • Classroom
  • Directory
  • Drive & Docs
  • Google Chat
  • Google Chrome Sync
  • Google Meet
  • Vault
  • Jamboard
  • Keep
  • Sites
  • Tasks

We have created some short videos to help support the use of Google Workspace in Glow. Further details can be found on the individual knowledge articles for each service and their components.

Please Note

At present, Gmail is not available through Glow.

Glow customers have the option to opt-in to using Google Workspace for Education in Glow. Please speak to your Glow Key Contact if you are interested in opting in to use Google Workspace in Glow.

Find out more about what Google Workspace for Education in Glow has to offer

Why would I use it? #

Google Workspace can be used to facilitate collaboration and creativity; increase teacher efficiency; and improve engagement.

Google Workspace Support #

Google will deliver their Professional Development Pathway to those wishing to access Google Workspace in Glow. Please download the PDF for further information.

Google also host regular webinars to support Google for Education users. This can be found on their UK events page where there is also Scotland specific content.

How do I get started? #

If you have any enquiries about your Local Authority opting in to use Google Workspace in Glow, please speak to your Glow Key Contact or contact us via Glow Enquiries.

Information about the Google Workspace service requirements and capabilities are available in the Capability Statement.

Google Workspace for Education – Education Plus Licences #

Would your Local Authority like to purchase Google Education Plus licences? 

The Glow Team are now in a position to work with Local Authorities who wish to purchase and deploy Google Education Plus licences for use within Glow. 

What’s included within Google Education Plus licence model? 

Please use the link below to find out more about the above features and see latest updates re Google Education Plus licences. 

Compare editions – Google for Education 

How do I get started? 

If you have any enquiries about your Local Authority purchasing Google Education Plus licences for use within Glow, please speak to your Glow Key Contact or contact us via Glow Enquiries