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Simplified setup

We’re making Apple devices as easy to deploy as they are to use.

Apple School Manager

 

The new Apple School Manager is a simple, web-based portal that has everything admins need to deploy iPad and Mac in schools. Automatically create Managed Apple IDs for all students and staff, configure device enrolment settings, and easily buy and distribute apps, books and learning materials. And you can log in from a web browser on any Mac or PC. Create an account for your institution to get started, or sign in with your existing Apple Deployment Programme account to transfer your accounts, devices and content.

Shared iPad

 

Shared iPad is an iOS feature for schools that share devices and still want to provide personalised experiences. Before class begins, teachers can assign any student any shared iPad. Students know which devices to use because their pictures are on the Lock screens. Students can access their personal content using a password or easy-to-remember four-digit PIN. And because data is locally stored on the devices, after they log in, their homework, apps and assignments are exactly as they left them. So teachers and technology managers won’t lose time backing up or wiping data between classes.

Buy in volume and distribute wirelessly

 

When you purchase apps for iPad and Mac through Apple School Manager, your education volume discount is applied automatically. And as soon as you make a purchase, it’s simple to use your MDM to push apps and books to the classes, teachers and students who need them.

Classroom App

 

Classroom is a powerful iPad app that helps teachers guide learning, share work and manage student devices. Teachers can launch a specific app, website or textbook page on any device in the class, or share student work on a TV, monitor or projector using Apple TV. They can even reset a student’s password, see which apps students are working in and assign a specific shared iPad for the class period. The Classroom app is easy to set up on a teacher’s iPad with the help of MDM.

Education Deployment Guide

 

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.

Apple Professional Learning

Apple offers a rich variety of courses designed to help you acquire core skills and integrate our products into your curriculum. You can mix course offerings and delivery types to create an individual plan.

Apple Teacher

Apple Teacher is a free professional learning programme designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. As an educator, you can build skills on iPad and Mac that directly apply to activities with your students, earn recognition for the new things you learn, and be rewarded for the great work you do every day.

Apple Distinguished Educators

Learn from mentor educators who share their expertise in integrating Apple products into teaching and learning. You can find ADEs on Twitter chats every Tuesday evening throughout the school year, where they answer questions and share ideas, tips and experiences teaching with Apple products.

Swift Playgrounds

Technology has a language. It’s called code. And we believe coding is an essential skill. Learning to code teaches you how to solve problems and work together in creative ways. And it helps you build apps that bring your ideas to life. We think everyone should have the opportunity to create something that can change the world. So we’ve designed a new approach to coding that lets anyone learn, write and teach it.

Bring coding into your school.

iTunes U

Introducing the new iTunes U. With homework hand-in, an integrated grade book and private discussions, it’s a seamless way to organise your classroom. See how simple it is to deliver lessons, grade assignments and stay connected — all from your iPad.

Apple Distinguished Schools

Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of leadership and educational excellence ​that demonstrate Apple’s vision for learning with technology — and we believe they are some of the most innovative schools in the world.​

Apple Regional Training Centre

Apple Regional Training Centres are based across the UK to help with your own professional development through a series of workshops and seminars, with a focus on using Mac and iPad in the classroom.