Enable distance learning with Microsoft Teams for free

Create a virtual classroom that brings online meetings, assignments, files, and conversations together in a single location.

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Create a virtual classroom with Microsoft Teams

Conversations

Communicate with your students, answer their questions, and provide extra help with channel and chat conversations from any remote location.

Online meetings

Conduct your class virtually with online meetings for lectures, small groups, and 1:1 discussions.

Assignments

Create meaningful assignments, provide transparent guidance, share rich feedback, and continue the learning online.

Content and collaboration

Students and teachers can access their files and collaborate on projects from home, working on assignments in real-time from any device.


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Improve classroom and school collaboration with free productivity tools for accredited academic institutions.

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Office 365 A1 Office 365 A3 Office 365 A5
 

Office 365 A1

Free

Office 365 A3

AUD $3.60 user/month
(annual commitment)
Prices shown here and on following pages do not include GST. The “Payment and Billing” page will show amounts payable including GST (if applicable) before you purchase.

Office 365 A5

AUD $8.70 user/month
(annual commitment)
Prices shown here and on following pages do not include GST. The “Payment and Billing” page will show amounts payable including GST (if applicable) before you purchase.
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Online meetings

Online meetings

This feature is partially included
This feature is partially included

Online audio and video calls

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Screen sharing

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Background blur

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Scheduled meetings

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Meeting recordings

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Host unlimited HD video conferencing meetings with up to 250 people1

Included
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Host meetings for up to 10,000 people with Microsoft Teams live events1

Not included
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Create meetings with a dial-in number that attendees can join by telephone with Audio Conferencing5

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Make, receive, and transfer calls across a wide range of devices with an option to add Calling Plan5. Learn more

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Classroom experiences

Classroom experiences

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Teams types for classes, professional learning communities, staff, and school activities

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Create robust assignments and assessments

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Track student performance with Gradebook

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Observe student progress over time with Class Insights

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Keep families engaged with Parent and Guardian Emails

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Create class teams with School Data Sync

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Content and collaboration

Content and collaboration

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

Maximum number of users

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

Unlimited chat messages and search in Teams

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Guest access to Teams

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File attachments in chat

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

File sharing within teams and channels

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1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license2

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1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license2

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1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license2

Collaboration on Office documents in Teams

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More than 250 integrated apps and services for Teams

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Productivity apps and services

Productivity apps and services

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Web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook

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Exchange email hosting with custom email domain address

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Personal file storage and sharing with OneDrive2

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

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Unlimited

Additional Office 365 services including SharePoint Online, Yammer, Planner, and Stream

Included
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Desktop versions of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user3

Not included
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App development without writing code to extend business data quickly with custom web and mobile apps

Included
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Security and compliance

Security and compliance

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Microsoft Teams data encryption at rest and in transit

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Single sign-on to all Office 365 apps and services

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Enforced multi-factor authentication

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Advanced auditing and reporting

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Administration

Administration

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Administration tools for managing users and apps

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Usage reporting for Office 365 services

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Configurable user settings and policies

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Support

Support

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99.9% financially backed uptime guarantee4

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Phone and web support around the clock

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Office 365 A1
Free
Office 365 A3
AUD $3.60 user/month
(annual commitment)
Prices shown here and on following pages do not include GST. The “Payment and Billing” page will show amounts payable including GST (if applicable) before you purchase.
Office 365 A5
AUD $8.70 user/month
(annual commitment)
Prices shown here and on following pages do not include GST. The “Payment and Billing” page will show amounts payable including GST (if applicable) before you purchase.
 

Get Office 365 for your faculty and staff

Improve classroom and school collaboration with free productivity tools. Just verify that you’re an accredited academic institution to take advantage of these offers.

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Using Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Stream, and OneNote, CEWA has provided students in regional and remote areas across the state access to teachers, peers, and educational opportunities that they did not have previously.

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Empowering distance learning with Microsoft Teams

Guidance for IT

Set up Teams for your school with this easy how-to guide.

Tips for students and teachers

Use these helpful strategies to elevate focus and engagement.

Quick Start Guide

Understand the basics of Teams for Education with this guide.

Join the community

Connect with other educators for distance learning best practices.

Get Microsoft Teams for Education today

Get Teams along with Office apps, file storage sharing, email, and more for your entire school.

1. For HD calling, compatible HD hardware and broadband connection with at least 4 Mbps required.
2. Unlimited personal cloud storage for qualifying plans for subscriptions of five or more users, otherwise 1 TB/user. Microsoft will initially provide 1 TB/user of OneDrive for Business storage, which admins can increase to 5 TB/user. Request additional storage by contacting Microsoft support. Storage up to 25 TB/user is provisioned in OneDrive for Business. Beyond 25 TB, storage is provisioned as 25 TB SharePoint team sites to individual users.
3. Publisher and Access: Windows PC client program and/or features only; cannot be used across devices.
4. For more information, see the Microsoft Online Services Level Agreement.
5. Availability of Audio Conferencing and Calling plans varies by country/region. See countries and regions that are supported for more information.