Choose the edition that’s right for your institution

Use flexible, secure tools for free 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

Collaborate

Education Fundamentals1

Education Standard

Teaching and Learning Upgrade

Education Plus

DocsCo-create documents and edit in real time

SheetsCollaborate on spreadsheets

SlidesWork together on presentations

FormsCreate surveys and quizzes

ClassroomAssess progress from anywhere

Third-party application add-ons

Originality reports

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

Roster syncing

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

SitesEasy to create, simple websites

GroupsShare and discuss topics together

Document approvalsStreamline approvals directly within Drive

Connect

GmailInstitution-wide email

CalendarShared calendars

MeetVideo and voice conferencing

100 participants
100 participants
250 participants
250 participants

Dial-in access to meetings

US only
US only
US only
US and International

Closed Captioning, viewer initiated

In-domain live streaming2

Up to 10,000
Up to 100,000

Recordings saved to Drive

Moderation controls2

Hand raising

Digital whiteboarding

Custom backgrounds

Polling and QA

Breakout rooms

Attendance tracking2

Noise cancellation

  • 2 This feature is not applicable to student licenses.

Access

Cloud SearchSmart search

StorageSecure storage for Photos, Drive, and Gmail

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

SupportAssistance by phone, email, and online

Faster response times from a team of specialists

Control

Security centrePrevent threats and automate monitoring

Security investigation toolRemediate phishing, spam, and more

eDiscoveryfor emails, chats, and files

Retention and archiving for Gmail and Google Meet

Audit reports to track user activity

AdminSecurity and administration controls

Endpoint and mobile-device management

Data loss prevention for Gmail and Drive

Hosted S/MIME for Gmail

Secure LDAP

Advanced Protection Program (beta)

Advanced mobile-device management

Cloud Identity Premium

Context-aware Access

Data regions

Gmail and Classroom log analysis in BigQuery

Integrate Gmail with compliant third-party archiving tools

Security dashboard reports

Security health page

Target audiences

Security Sandbox

Google Workspace Migration (beta)

Automated Groups memberships (beta)

Collaborate

Education Fundamentals1

Education Standard

Teaching and Learning Upgrade

Education Plus

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 (free). 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 free 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.

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 at any time (and vice versa) and to Education Plus.

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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