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.
- Technical administrators are Mikko Mäkelä and Petri Silmälä.
What to do when having problems
- Service requests concerning Google Workspace use problems are made to Helpdesk.
- Supported browsers (official, EN)
- Release Calendar - Google Workspace (EN, official)
- Google Workspace Updates Blog (EN, official)
- Google Workspace on Wikipedia (EN, 2023)
- 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: 2/2023.
Photo: Trey Ratcliff - www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4323977677 (cc)
G Suite for Education Finnish info page
How to deploy Google Workspace for Education in Metropolia
- Wait for 2-4 hours (Google account is activating)
Sign in with your Metropolia account, in the form of firstname.lastname@example.org (not with your email address).
Guides of applications
Check out the Applications table on this page ("Info page").
Also look at
- Created by Kalevi Lehto, last modified by Petri Silmälä on 21.2.2023