Google Workspace for Education
Purpose of use
- Google Workspace for Appliucation (formerly G Suite for Education) is an application package by the Google company, aimed in particular to eductional institutions.
- The following applications of Google Workspace for Education are activated in Metropolia:
|Purpose of the application|
|Info page||Cloud storage|
|Docs||Info page||Word processing|
|Classroom||Info page||Learning management system|
|Sites||Info page||Website builder|
|Info page||A tool for synchronizing the Drive documents with your device (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)|
|Meet||Info page||Chatting and conferencing (new)|
|Groups||Info page||Discussion groups|
|Location history||Info page||Location history|
Contact info of the users of Google Workspace for Education in Metropolia
|Photos||Info page||Photo sharing|
|Jamboard||Info page||Interactive whiteboard|
|Youtube||Info page||Video publishing|
Who can use it
- The package is used by Metropolia students and staff.
- Metropolia students and staff log on using their Metropolia usernames. Password is the same as the Metropolia usename's password.
Terms of Service
- Google Workspace for Education main agreement.
- Data Processing Amendment to Google Workspace Agreement
- Standard Contractual Clauses.
Google Workspace shares collected data internally or also with third-party companies.
What to do when having problems
- Service requests concerning Google Workspace use problems are made to Helpdesk.
- Google Workspace (official, EN)
- Supported browsers (official, EN)
- Release Calendar - Google Workspace (EN, official)
- Google Workspace Updates Blog (EN, official)
- Google Workspace on Wikipedia (EN, 2021)
- Better Cloud Monitor (EN)
- Google for Education Youtube channel (EN, official)
- Google Workspace Youtube channel (EN, official
- Education on Air Youtube channel (EN, official)
- Microsoft 365 vs Google Workspace (G-Suite) - A Comprehensive Comparison (EN, 2021)
- Google Workspace for Education Overview - Summer 2021 Professional Development Google Classroom (EN, 2021)
Content of the page last checked: 2/2021.
Photo: Trey Ratcliff - www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4323977677 (cc)
How to deploy Google Workspace for Education in Metropolia
Guides of applications
Check out the Applications table on this page ("Info page").
Good to know
Answers to frequently asked questions