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October 24, 2018

Kiwi Schools get Chrome Education License

The Ministry of Education and Google have announced that all Kiwi schools are now eligible to the Chrome Education License.

From November 1st, all state and state-integrated schools will be able to start claiming ministry-funded Chrome Education licenses to manage new and existing unmanaged Chromebooks. This is an exciting development for schools, meaning the fantastic Chrome Education License features can be rolled out to all school-owned, leased and BYOD Chrome devices without the additional cost traditionally associated with management licensing.

Key Features of the Chrome Education License

  • Allow, block or push apps and extensions for students and staff.
  • Apply device settings, deploy Wi-Fi settings and customise the user experience.
  • Keep track of all your devices, including serial number, status, username and location.

All current school owned, leased and BYOD devices are covered by the new agreement, including previously purchased devices that aren’t managed.

How to get the Chrome Education License

Whether you’re purchasing new Chrome devices, or wish to add the Chrome Education License to your current Chromebooks, we can assist you with the process of obtaining the new licenses. Get in touch with us if you’d like to discuss more with an education expert.

Are you interested in ministry-funded Chrome Education Licenses?
Contact the New Era IT team to find out how we can help.

Read Google’s Announcement.
Read the Ministry of Education’s information.

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