Microsoft Office 365 for Education is a cloud-based package that incorporates a number of Microsoft services including:
Why would I use it? #
The tools available in Microsoft Office 365 are ideal for sharing and collaborating, allowing learners to work on projects anytime and anywhere.
Office 365 Pro Plus #
Office 365 Pro Plus allows all Glow users to download the latest version of the Microsoft Office Suite on to a total of 15 home machines and personal devices, free of charge. This provides access to a range of products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and OneNote. Glow users can download the Microsoft Office Suite on to five PCs or Macs, five tablets and five phones.
How do I get started? #
You can access Office 365 in Glow through your Launchpad. You can also add shortcut tiles to your personal Launchpad. The following video highlights the main features of Office 365. You will find lots of ideas for using Office 365 to enhance learning and teaching here.
There are more ideas for using Office 365 to enhance teaching and learning on Microsoft’s Scottish Education page. Further information about the Glow Microsoft Office 365 service requirements and capabilities are contained in the Capability Statement.