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Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement for Public Schools FAQ’s

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Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement for Public Schools FAQ’s

Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement for Public Schools FAQ’s

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What is included in the agreement?

 On premise software (software and license keys will be provided by provincial representative)
 Note: The desktop products are licensed institution wide so there is NO limit on the amount of institution owned PC/Devices that the software can be installed on.
o Windows Operating System Upgrade to Education Edition (user can upgrade each desktop from home/single language to Education edition which is very similar to “enterprise” edition.)
o Windows Server Client Access License
o Microsoft Office 2016 (with downgrade rights as 2010 and 2013 are CAT & IT standard)

 Includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Skype for Business Client and OneNote
o 1 x Windows Server license per school
 Cloud services (Free)
o Office 365 Education Platform for all Educators and Learners
o Office 365 Pro Plus for all Educators and Learners (ability to install the full version of Office on Educator and Learner owned devices – up to 5 PC/MAC and 5 Tablet (Windows/Android/iOS) devices

What is not included in the agreement?
 Core CAL (client access licenses for on premise System Centre Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server)
 Additional on premise products e.g. Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, SQL Server, System Centre Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Skype for Business Server
 Additional Cloud Services e.g. Azure, Intune, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Operations Management Suite, Enterprise Voice

How do schools purchase additional product software?
 The school will need to enlist the services of an Authorised Education Partner (AEP) to purchase the additional software on a separate licensing agreement. There are various types of Academic agreements available and the AEP will advise the school on the best licensing model to use.
How do schools access the licenses?
 The schools need to contact the central IT structure within the respective provincial department of education i.e.

Useful links
 Microsoft Education Partner Network: Authorised Education Partner (AEP)
 For information on Microsoft in Education Resources supporting teacher professional development, communities of practice, Skype in the Classroom and tools for education, please register on the Microsoft Educator Community www.microsoft.com/education