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Information on Google and Microsoft Tools for remote teaching – Contingency planning in the event of Covid-19 closures

Dear Senior Leader,

In light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) the Digital Skills Partnership have collated information from Google and Microsoft to help schools/ colleges / Universities with their contingency planning for remote teaching in the event of closures.

  • Google Hangouts Meet and Google Classroom

https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/g-suite/helping-businesses-and-schools-stay-connected-in-response-to-coronavirus

  • Microsoft Teams

If your establishment already has O365, Microsoft encourage you to:

If you do not have O365 and would like to begin leveraging a Microsoft remote learning solution:

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."