Microsoft Education documentation and resources

Deploy and manage a full cloud IT solution developed for schools. Follow the steps for in-depth information on how to move to Microsoft Education.

M365 EDU Deployment

Get started by creating your Office 365 tenant, setting up a cloud infrastructure for your school, and creating, managing, and syncing user accounts.

Step 1: Create your Office 365 Tenant

Schools can use Office 365 to save time and be more productive. Setting up your tenant is the first step in getting your school to the cloud.

Step 2: Secure and configure your network

To move to Microsoft Education, you need to enable network connectivity to the Microsoft cloud and services

Step 3: Sync your Active Directory

The most efficient path to Moving to Microsoft Education 365 from on-Premise Active Directory is using AAD Connect. Extend your on-premise directory to the cloud with express settings.

Step 4: Sync your Student Information System

Deploy School Data Sync to evolve users to teachers and students and introduce grade, school, other EDU associations.

Step 5: License users

Assign licenses to user accounts with Office 365 PowerShell.

Device Management

Improve student learning outcomes through connected classrooms and engaging new technologies with streamlined device management.

Step 1: Deploy Windows 10

Configure and deploy the most secure Windows version for your school.

Step 2: Manage devices with Intune for Education

Manage apps and settings on your Windows 10 devices.

Step 3: Install Office Apps

Choose the best way to deploy Office apps on your school devices.

Step 4: Install apps from Microsoft Store for Education

Purchase and manage apps and licenses for your school.

Step 5: Install Teams for Education

Create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff.

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