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Choose the right Google Workspace for Education edition

Use flexible, secure tools at no cost with Education Fundamentals, or add the enhanced capabilities you need with Education Standard, the Teaching and Learning Upgrade, or Education Plus.

Every edition includes

  • Gmail

  • Calendar

  • Meet

  • Docs

  • Sheets

  • Slides

  • Forms

  • Classroom

  • Assignments

  • Sites

  • Groups

  • Drive

  • Admin

  • Tasks

Teaching, Learning and Productivity

Education Fundamentals1

Education Standard

Teaching and Learning Upgrade

Education Plus

DocsCo-create documents and edit in real time

Timer chips

Stopwatch chips

Custom building blocks

SheetsCollaborate on spreadsheets

SlidesWork together on presentations

See speaker notes while presenting in Meet

Co-presenting in Meet

FormsCreate surveys and quizzes

ClassroomAssess progress from anywhere

coming soon Interactive questions for YouTube videos

Originality reports

5 reports per class
5 reports per class
Unlimited with peer comparison
Unlimited with peer comparison

coming soon Classroom analytics

Class visits

coming soon Shareable class templates and classwork

Third-party application add-ons

Roster sync

AssignmentsSave time grading with your existing LMS

Originality reports

5 reports per class
5 reports per class
Unlimited with peer comparison
Unlimited with peer comparison

Supports a number of languages

Supports Google Docs, Slides, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint

GmailAI-powered protections that block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing and malwareInstitution-wide email

AppSheet CoreBuild apps without code

CalendarShared calendars

MeetVideo and voice conferencing

100 participants
100 participants
250 participants
1000 participants

coming soon Tile pairing

Call transcripts

In-domain YouTube livestreaming

Up to 10,000
Up to 100,000

Q&A and polls during livestreams

Dial-in access to meetings

US/Canada
US/Canada
US/Canada
US and International

Closed Captioning, viewer initiated

Live translated captions

Recordings saved to Drive

Moderation controls

Hand raising

Digital whiteboarding

Custom backgrounds

Polls and Q&A

Breakout rooms

Attendance tracking

Noise cancellation

SitesEasy to create, simple websites

GroupsShare and discuss topics together

Document approvalsStreamline approvals directly within Drive

TasksStay on top of your tasks

Security and Management

Cloud SearchFind info and files faster with smart search

Secure cloud storageSecure storage for Photos, Drive, and Gmail

100 TB pooled cloud storage
100 TB pooled cloud storage
100 TB shared + 100 GB per staff license
100 TB shared + 20 GB per license

SupportAssistance by phone, email, and online

AdminSecurity and administration controls

Security center

Prevent threats and automatic monitoring in the Security Center

Remediate spam, phishing, malware and more with the investigation tool

Data loss prevention for Gmail, Drive and Chat

Drive labels and classification

Control who can access apps with context-aware access policies

Limit data to the United States or Europe, or distribute globally, with data regions

Scan email attachments in a virtual security sandbox

Target audiences

Endpoint and mobile-device management

Hosted S/MIME for Gmail

Secure LDAP

Advanced Protection Program (beta)

Advanced mobile-device management

Cloud Identity Premium

Gmail and Classroom log analysis in BigQuery

Integrate Gmail with compliant third-party archiving tools

Security dashboard reports

Security health page

Google Workspace Migrate (beta)

Automated Groups memberships (beta)

eDiscoveryfor emails, chats, and files

Retention and archiving for Gmail and Google Meet

Audit reports to track user activity

Teaching, Learning and Productivity

Education Fundamentals1

Education Standard

Teaching and Learning Upgrade

Education Plus

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Education Plus Impact Calculator

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Product demos

Explore each product in detail via step-by-step guides to get a feel for how they work in the classroom.

Find answers to commonly asked questions

What editions does Google Workspace for Education offer?

Google Workspace for Education offers Education Fundamentals to all qualifying institutions at no cost. For those that want more premium features, Google also offers paid editions including Education Standard, the Teaching and Learning Upgrade, and Education Plus.

How much does each edition within Google Workspace for Education cost?

Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals is available for no charge for all qualifying institutions. Education Standard, the Teaching and Learning Upgrade, and Education Plus are paid editions.

For pricing information and specific features included in each of the Google Workspace for Education editions, please visit our comparison chart.

Are there differences in storage across editions?

All editions provide schools with 100TB of storage shared across the institution. Additional storage is provided with the Teaching and Learning Upgrade and Education Plus editions based on the number of licenses purchased. Please review our comparison chart for more details or visit our Help Center.

Can I have more than one edition at the same time?

It depends and varies based on the intended combination of editions.

You must have an Education Fundamentals edition to upgrade to any of the other editions (Education Standard, the Teaching and Learning Upgrade, or Education Plus).

You cannot have Education Plus in combination with Education Standard or the Teaching and Learning Update — only Education Fundamentals.

You can have a combination of Education Standard and the Teaching and Learning Upgrade at the same time. Although we believe the maximum value of those combined editions can be realized in Education Plus, we wanted to be as flexible as possible to school community needs.

Are discounts available and/or are there incentives for longer term commitments?

Yes, Google offers automatic discounts for customers that contractually commit to a multi-year purchase (two years or more) of Google Workspace for Education Plus. To learn more, please connect with your Google Workspace for Education partner reseller and/or Google for Education representative.

When upgrading to a paid edition of Google Workspace for Education (Plus, Teaching & Learning Upgrade, and/or Standard), will I need to sign a new Workspace for Education Terms of Service agreement?

No, there is no need for a new Workspace for Education contract nor an addendum.

Can I upgrade/downgrade between the editions?

All paid Google Workspace for Education editions are annual subscriptions, and pricing is locked for the duration of the subscription term.

Customers who purchase the Teaching and Learning Upgrade can add Education Standard or Education Plus at any time. The same works vice versa - if you have Education Standard or Education Plus you can purchase Teaching and Learning Upgrade licenses at any time.

Customers can reevaluate continuing with their subscription or downgrade at the end of their subscription term.

What is the duration of a paid Google Workspace for Education subscription?

All paid Google Workspace for Education editions are available as annual subscriptions, and pricing is locked for the duration of the subscription term. However, institutions can also purchase the Teaching and Learning Upgrade on a monthly subscription, as an alternative to purchasing it as an annual subscription.

Will schools that previously purchased G Suite Enterprise for Education automatically get access to all new features that come with Google Workspace for Education Plus?

Yes, all customers who have purchased G Suite Enterprise for Education will receive new features and functionality that are released to the new Google Workspace for Education editions.

Is it possible to trial the paid Google Workspace for Education editions?

Yes, our authorized Google Workspace for Education partners can provision 60 day trials for Education Plus, Education Standard, and the Teaching and Learning Upgrade. 50 licenses are provided for the trial.

Where can I learn more?

Visit our Help Center for more details on Google Workspace for Education.

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