Apple for education

Getting staff and students up and running (not literally) with Mac and iPad

Looking to implement Apple in your school?

We’ve been helping schools, colleges and universities (including Apple Distinguished Schools, Regional Training Centres and Lighthouse schools) up and down the UK implement Apple in their teaching and learning for years. We’ll work with you to plan and develop a strategy and vision for your deployment, whether you’re a single institution or part of a large trust, working closely with leadership teams to ensure you achieve your academic goals by leveraging the technology and resources available.

As well as all the Mac computers, iPad devices, Apple TV and essential accessories, and the solutions you need to get up and running, we provide services to help you get the most from Apple, including training, our free e7 iPad trial scheme and leasing options.

In a nutshell...

Promote any time, anywhere learning with iPad and apps for the classroom.

Power through creative work with the Mac notebook and desktop range.

Get all set up with our Apple services and accredited Apple training.

iPad

Impact with iPad

iPad has revolutionised learning, making it more mobile and intuitive, and improving engagement and knowledge retention in the process. iPad empowers students to learn any time, anywhere, and there are literally thousands of education-specific applications available that level the playing field for every type of learner.

iPad has many built-in features that make it accessible to students of all ages and abilities, including a screen reader, closed captions, subtitles and visual alerts.

 

iPad for education

Learn any time, anywhere

The ultimate mobile learning tool, with a battery that lasts all day, and integration with iCloud for working from anywhere and better parental engagement, meaning an extended learning day.

iPad for education

More affordable than you think

iPad doesn’t have to be expensive, with a number of financing options including parental contribution schemes available that make the initial investment even more affordable for both your school and for parents.

iPad for education

Get unlimited content

As well as the huge number of apps in the App Store, there’s a wealth of educational content available in iTunes U and the iBooks Store library of textbooks. Or create your own!

iPad for education

Compatible with your IT

iPad works happily with both Mac and Windows, as well as your mobile device management (MDM) solution, and has built-in security features such as Touch ID, passcodes and encryption.

iPad for education

Mac

Mac for education

Mac in the classroom

Easy to use and durable, Apple’s computers are perfect for the classroom. The MacBook range are perfectly portable, making them great for use around the school, while the desktop range, including the all-in-one iMac, let you and students power through video and design work.

Some of the accessibility features include voice dictation for students who struggle to type, and VoiceOver which describes what’s on-screen for those with visual impairments.

Mac for education

Great for music and video

All the tools you need to start making lessons more creative, including GarageBand for music, iMovie for video, Pages for word processing, iBook Author for creating interactive iBooks.

Mac for education

Long life and environmentally friendly

As well as being made from high quality (and sturdy) materials that offer incredible longevity and are perfect for the classroom, Mac computers are energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly.

Mac for education

Education friendly operating system

Mac computers running Apple's macOS operating system come packed with features that make them ideal for education, like intuitive multitouch controls, mirroring to screens using AirPlay and iCloud backup.

Mac for education

Compatible with your IT

Mac is well at home on Windows servers, so will work with your existing IT infrastructure. You can even run Windows on Mac using the built-in Boot Camp function if you need to.

What can we do?

Get all set up – We can help with installation.

We have a team of accredited engineers and project managers who will set up your IT at a time that suits you. They’ll make sure you’re up and running with the minimum disruption to your school.

Get with the programme – Our e7 iPad scheme.

The UK’s leading iPad deployment scheme, including a free device pilot programme, accredited Apple CPD training and our 1:1 device rollout services.

Get expert advice – Ask us about our consultancy.

Our expert team can design  a bespoke ICT solution based around industry-standard kit. Along with their technical skills, they have a knack for translating IT technician speak for teachers.

Get the full package – Our Mac and iPad bundles.

We offer some great Mac computer and iPad bundles for class sets, including all the essential accessories you need to get up and running, like lockable trolleys and more.

Get Mac working with PCs – Our integration services.

We can tackle any integration issue that you throw at us, from helping you control Mac suites using Windows servers to setting up virtual Windows desktops on Mac machines.

Get staff up to speed – Come to us for CPD training.

We can provide Apple-accredited training for teachers, tech staff and end users, as well as CPD training to help teachers get the most from Mac and iPad in the curriculum.

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