Get Started with Education Fundamentals - Google for Education (2024)

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Foster collaboration across your education community Promote productivity with time-saving tools Strengthen digital safety with privacy and security tools Which edition is right for your institution? No cost $3 $4.80 $5 Gemini for Google Workspace Prepare your students for college, career, and life Resources to help you get started with Education Fundamentals Educator training Accessibility Product guides The Total Economic Impact report Sustainability Privacy and security “Every time I walk into a classroom, students say, ‘we’re going to do something fun today.' The technology allows us so much freedom in our classrooms – it’s unlike anything I’ve seen before.” “Compared to other video conferencing tools, Meet is easier to use, easier to manage, and more secure. It also has features that helped us get buy-in more easily.” “We love the efficiency of having all of these functions – meetings and classes, recording, and streaming – performed by the one tool.” “We realized that the sandboxing feature took away that day-to-day anxiety about security. It’s always working for us in the background – a real set-it-and-forget-it tool.” Start today withGoogle Workspace for Education Find answers to commonly asked questions What is the price of this edition? What’s included in Education Fundamentals? How is Education Fundamentals different from G Suite for Education? How much storage does Education Fundamentals offer? Where can I learn more? References

Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals

Education Fundamentals is a suite of secure and easy-to-use tools — provided at no cost — that help improve collaboration, productivity, and class management.

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Foster collaboration across your education community

Make it easy for everyone in your education community to collaborate, communicate, and participate in realtime.

Write, edit, and collaborate in real time, add new collaborators, and see changes as they happen in Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

Teach and learn from anywhere using reliable and secure video conferencing with up to 100 participants and easily communicate with students via built-in chat.

Personalize settings for every student, provide live captions, and use Screen Reader, braille readers, and screen magnification.

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Google Docs
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Google Meet
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Promote productivity with time-saving tools

Save time with easy-to-use tools that automate and simplify tasks.

Create and organize classwork, grade tests, and build permission slips, polls and more with Classroom, Assignments, and Forms.

Use built-in rubrics and comment alongside student work to provide feedback that students can easily find and action on.

Automatically save progress in documents, organize files, and alert guardians on activities, deadlines, or missing work.

Strengthen digital safety with privacy and security tools

Use one of the world’s most secure cloud-based communication and productivity suites.

Help keep your institution safe with data practices that support compliance with FERPA, COPPA, GDPR, and more. You retain full intellectual property rights over your data, and Core Services, like Gmail, Calendar, and Classroom, have no ads.

Send secure emails with Gmail, which uses AI-powered protections to block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing and malware from ever reaching you. Safeguard sensitive data in Gmail and Drive with automated data loss prevention (DLP).

Rely on 100 TB of pooled cloud storage, protected in Drive, and retain user data for compliance and discovery in Vault.

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Google Drive
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Which edition is right for your institution?

Google Workspace for Education solutions offer choice and flexibility. Find the right fit for your education community.

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    Gmail

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    Calendar

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    Meet

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    Classroom

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    Docs

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    Sheets

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    Slides

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    Forms

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    Assignments

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    Admin

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    Drive

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    Groups

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  • Education Fundamentals

    No cost

    for qualifying institutions

    • ExploreEducation Fundamentals

    A suite of tools that enables collaborative learning opportunities on a secure platform.1

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    Includes teaching and learning essentials, like:

    Collaboration with Classroom, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Gmail, Drive, Meet, Sites, Chat, and Calendar

    Security and administrative tools in the Google Admin console

    100 TB of pooled cloud storage shared by your organization

  • Education Standard

    $3

    USD

    per student, per year

    Get one staff license at no charge for every four student licenses.

    • ExploreEducation Standard

    Advanced security and analytics to help you proactively protect your community from digital threats.

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    Includes features from Education Fundamentals, plus:

    A unified security dashboard to take a more proactive security posture

    Centralized control and visibility to prevent, detect, and remediate security threats

    No-code, custom apps with AppSheet Core

    Deeper analytics and powerful data visualizations

  • Teaching and Learning Upgrade

    $4.80

    USD

    per staff license, per month

    or $48 USD per license when billed annually

    Choose how many of your staff need licenses.

    • Explore the Teachingand Learning Upgrade

    Enhanced teaching and learning tools to help educators enhance instructional impact.

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    Includes features from Education Fundamentals, plus:

    Classroom features to deliver more enriched and personalized learning

    Tools to save educators time by simplifying class and school management

    Premium engagement features in Meet including interactive Q&As, polls, breakout rooms, and more

    Additional Drive storage for each staff license

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    Plus

    $5

    USD

    per student, per year

    Get one staff license at no charge for every four student licenses.

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    An all-in-one solution with advanced security and analytics, teaching and learning features, and more.

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    Includes features from all other editions, and more:

    Advanced security and analytics to help you proactively protect your community from digital threats

    Additional enhanced teaching and learning tools to help educators enhance instructional impact

    Personalized Cloud Search for your domain to make information accessible and easy to find

    Additional Drive storage for each staff and student license

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Gemini for Google Workspace

Gemini is an AI assistant across Google Workspace for Education that helps you save time, create captivating learning experiences, and inspire fresh ideas — all in a private and secure environment. Gemini Education can be purchased as an add-on to any Google Workspace for Education edition.

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Prepare your students for college, career, and life

Build a thriving educational community that provides students and faculty with the skills and technology they need today—and tomorrow.

75%

of university students prefer Google Workspace as their productivity suite of choice.
Source: Sada Systems, Inc. 23 August 2022

96%

of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups use Google Workspace.

Resources to help you get started with Education Fundamentals

Learn more about getting started with Google Workspace for Education.

  • Educator training

    This step-by-step training teaches practical strategies for how to use Google tools for in-person learning and classroom management.

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  • Accessibility

    Learn about accessibility features designed to help support students who have diverse needs and learning styles.

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  • Product guides

    Access detailed product guides to gain expertise on how to use Google Workspace for Education.

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  • The Total Economic Impact report

    Check out this study to see the benefits, cost savings, and ROI enabled by Education Plus.

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  • Sustainability

    Learn how Google for Education is taking steps to help you meet your sustainability goals.

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  • Privacy and security

    Google for Education helps create a safer digital learning environment for every school, every classroom, and every student.

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  • “Every time I walk into a classroom, students say, ‘we’re going to do something fun today.' The technology allows us so much freedom in our classrooms – it’s unlike anything I’ve seen before.”

    Teresa Engler
    Technology Coach

  • “Compared to other video conferencing tools, Meet is easier to use, easier to manage, and more secure. It also has features that helped us get buy-in more easily.”

    Charley Butcher
    Director of Instructional Technology

  • “We love the efficiency of having all of these functions – meetings and classes, recording, and streaming – performed by the one tool.”

    Karl Bernard
    IT Business Partner

  • “We realized that the sandboxing feature took away that day-to-day anxiety about security. It’s always working for us in the background – a real set-it-and-forget-it tool.”

    Philip Vinogradov
    Chief Technology Officer

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Start today withGoogle Workspace for Education

Connect and collaborate across your whole education community. Choose the edition that best suits you and your institution.

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Find answers to commonly asked questions

What is the price of this edition?

Education Fundamentals is available without cost for qualified educational institutions. To determine if you qualify, please visit this page.

What’s included in Education Fundamentals?

Please visit our comparison chart to review the full feature set included in Education Fundamentals.

How is Education Fundamentals different from G Suite for Education?

Education Fundamentals is the new name for G Suite for Education. If your school is using G Suite for Education today, you don’t have to take any action to transition to Education Fundamentals. Your school's experience with our tools, as well as our qualifications for new customers to gain access to them, will remain the same.

How much storage does Education Fundamentals offer?

Institutions with Education Fundamentals have a shared pool of 100TB of storage, which they can manage and allocate as they see fit. Please reach out to your admin to explore options for additional storage. Please visit our Help Center for more details.

Where can I learn more?

Visit our Help Center for more details on Education Fundamentals.

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