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Enhance your student’s learning environment. Equip your teachers with the latest e-Learning resources Streamline e-Learning in your school

You can do all of that – and more – with Google Apps Google Apps centralises your ICT resources into a free cloud- based package. Students have a single point of access into all online teaching resources while teachers can upload and download assignments, notes and resources. And your staff can manage day- to-day operations from a standardised interface.

Today’s students and teachers need a world of resources to build for a sustainable future Google Apps provides a window into the internet and empowers your students to research, create and share as an integral part of their education. Google Apps gives your teachers a platform for communicating and collaboration. Collecting homework, distributing class notes and keeping up with trends in education has never been easier. Because Google Apps is cloud-based you can extend your ICT budgets by reducing hardware and maintenance costs.

Free service, powered by Google

Yes, that’s correct. Google Apps is a free service for schools worldwide. No fees for the software, storage or communications. Up to 10,000 users. Up to 30GB of storage per user. All at no cost to you. NORRCOM can help you tap into Google Apps at a pace to meet your needs.

Too good to be true?

Google is one of the most successful companies in the world. It has achieved global pre-eminence by offering a mix of free services (Google search engines, Gmail) and paid services such as advertising (Google Ads). Google Apps is part of the equation…the more users, the more potential opportunities for them. Businesses pay a modest fee for the same services. But for schools, Google Apps is seen as a smart investment in the future. So take advantage of its business model. It’s the most cost-effective option for your school.

GOOGLE CHROMEBOOKS

NORRCOM can provide well-priced Chromebook portable computers for your staff and students. Chromebooks are optimised for Google Apps and are delivered pre-configured. By adopting Chromebooks as your standard student / staff portable computer, you’ll be able to provide a common framework for collaboration and sharing, with centralised operations. They are cost-effective, secure and easy-to-manage. You can set the rules for usage to protect your students at school and in the home. Chromebook’s management console allows you to safely manage 1 or 1000 devices without leaving your desk. You will be able to: Create groups and group policies manage user accounts, track assets by assigning to specific users, configure network access, remotely customise user features NORRCOM partners with Hapara developers of the ‘teacher dashboard’ optimised for Google in the classroom. Let NORRCOM explain the benefits of this excellent product. Let us help. At NORRCOM, we can help you migrate your current email and application suite to Google Apps. We can tie Google Apps with your existing applications. We will demonstrate and commission Chromebooks and we even train you and your staff on how to take advantage of all the Google App features and customise your Google App pages.

What’s included

Google Apps features the applications you, your students and your school need for day-to-day operations: Email (Gmail), Word processing / spreadsheets (Google Docs), Storage (Google Drive), Calendar Drawing / sketching Collaboration / sharing. Tight integration with existing applications In addition, Google is constantly adding new capabilities and functions.

Secure, ad-free interaction

Google Apps are secure. Google offers an extra layer of security with two factor authentication, which greatly reduces the risk of hackers stealing usernames and passwords. Google also automatically encrypt browser sessions with SSL for Apps users without the need for VPNs or other costly, cumbersome infrastructure. This helps protect your data as it travels between your browser and the Google data centres. Google Apps are ad-free. You won’t be bombarded with spam or ads on your Google Apps screens.