Microsoft Teams for Education

Get classes, meetings, assignments, files, and collaboration — all in one place with Microsoft Teams.

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Effective learning, all in one place

Let students, faculty, educators, and staff meet, work together, create content, and share resources in Office 365 Education — featuring the simple, intuitive power of Microsoft Teams.

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Collaborate with ease

Meet for free with up to 300 students or community members and access persistent chat to ensure everyone stays connected for learning or work.

Engage Learners

Organise classrooms and assignments, collaborate and share files, and access class materials in one central location.

Elevate day-to-day work

Access Insights for the school and classroom, use apps and integrations to reduce workloads, and build community, all on a safe and secure platform.

Onboarding

IT setup guidance

Set up your institution for remote and hybrid learning.

Educator resources

Get started quickly with guides, videos, and other learning resources for Microsoft Teams in education settings.

Microsoft Teams features and benefits

Learn what Microsoft Teams can do

Learn how to access the latest and greatest features in Microsoft Teams with these quick tip videos.

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Key features for classroom collaboration

Breakout Rooms

Make discussions and teamwork easier by dividing classes into small groups in Microsoft Teams.

Whiteboard

Collaborate together on a shared digital canvas with Microsoft Whiteboard, integrated in Teams.

Support resources

CONTACT SUPPORT

Get the help you need

Find additional support, learn Microsoft Teams best practices and join communities to learn from others.

How to get started: Quick Start Guide

New to Microsoft Teams for Education? Use this guide to learn the basics.

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Frequently asked questions

To access Microsoft Teams for Education, click Sign In and enter the email address and password provided by your school. If your school is already signed up for Office 365 for Education and has turned on access to Microsoft Teams, or if your school is an accredited academic institution, you’ll be able to sign in or sign up. If you’re having trouble, please contact your school’s IT administrator.
Sign in to Microsoft Teams for students.

    Learn how to create class and staff teams in Microsoft Teams in just a few simple steps.
    Create class team.
    Create staff team.

      Get clear guidance for creating, attending, and running meetings—with specific tips for educators, students, and administrators.
      Create and run meetings.

        While in the meeting, select the and choose Large Gallery view to see up to 49 participants in a grid view or Together Mode for a more relaxed classroom view (good for brainstorming and discussions).
        See my class.

          Find everything you need to know about creating and navigating assignments, quizzes, and more—for educators and students.
          Learn how assignments work.

            Send a quiz to students and grade the results, without ever leaving Microsoft Teams, and track student progress in the Grades tab.
            Quizzes.
            Grades.

              Every class team comes with its own linked OneNote Class Notebook for the whole class to store text, images, handwritten notes, attachments, links, voice, video, and more. Learn how to find, set up, and use yours.
              Learn more.

                Learn how your learning management system and Microsoft Teams work better together for hybrid learning to support a connected and engaged school community.
                Integrate learning management systems.

                  Discover dozens of Microsoft-approved apps to make your Microsoft Teams experience even better.
                  Customise Microsoft Teams.

                    Need help? Try these troubleshooting tips, email Office Support with your question, visit the Office Support Centre, or ask the Microsoft Education community.
                    Troubleshooting guide.
                    Contact support.
                    Visit support centre.
                    Ask the community.

                      Build your remote and hybrid teaching skills with free online training and resources including online course.
                      Get started on Microsoft Teams Educator training.
                      Webinar playlist.
                      Get started with online training course.
                      Microsoft Teams University.

                        Tell us how we can make Microsoft Teams better for your classroom and staff with our Microsoft Teams UserVoice forum.
                        Suggest new features.

                          With Insights in Teams for Education you can understand how your students engaged with the class material and each other. You can check what they did within Teams throughout the day.
                          Get started with Insights.