A Landmark Opportunity for School Transformation
The NZ Ministry of Education’s Agreement with Microsoft opens the door to learning without limits! Now every State and Integrated school in New Zealand has access to Microsoft’s powerful suite of learning and collaboration tools for their students and staff.
What Software is in the Agreement?
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This Microsoft Enrolment for Education Services (EES) Agreement covers you until 31st December 2021.
Software included in the Agreement
Schools are licensed to use the Microsoft 365 A3 suite which includes: Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility & Security and rights to the Microsoft server software.
A range of new cloud-delivered services and tools are available under the agreement, including Office 365 Pro Plus, the Enterprise Mobility & Security suite and Minecraft Education Edition. This agreement includes expanded Student Use Benefits (SUB) on more products.
- Office 365 provides a cloud-hosted suite of Office Productivity software. It allows choice for students’ and teachers’ devices to run Office in the cloud, on the desktop/device or in a hybrid mode where content is synchronized between the user’s device and cloud.
- Office 365 Pro Plus includes the latest versions of Access, Excel, Skype for Business, OneNote,
Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. Users install the client software onto their own devices and can run up to 5 copies on their computer (Mac/PC) and 5 on their mobile device (Android/iPhone).
- Enterprise Mobility & Security enables schools to support mobile computing and Bring your own device (BYOD). It provides tools to manage mobile and desktop devices, applications, security, identity and access rights. It includes: Intune Mobile Device Management (MDM), Azure Active Directory Premium 1, Azure Rights Management and Advanced Threat Analytics.
- Minecraft Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes computational thinking,
creativity, collaboration and problem solving in an immersive environment. With education specific features such as teacher classroom controls, coding connection and controls, coding connection and hundreds of curriculum lessons, schools can easily integrate game-based learning into their classrooms. Minecraft Education Edition currently runs on Windows 10 and MacOS.
Updated versions of all Microsoft’s key on-premise software are available: including Windows 10, Office 2016, SharePoint 2016, Exchange 2016, Windows Server 2016, Skype for Business 2015.
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