Envision IT is an Australian Microsoft 'Authorised Education Partner (AEP). As AEP, Envision IT is Authorised Microsoft Software Reseller for Education and Academic institutions such as schools, colleges and establishments for higher learning. The institutions could be non-government and private. Our sales territory includes some neighbouring countries as stated in Sales Region below.
Envision IT is authorised to sell Microsoft Licensing Solutions to Customers or multinational organisations with users located in: Australia, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Southern Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands.
In addition, we are resellers for Bing Maps ISV Licenses for both Australia and New Zealand.
We look forward to assisting Education and Academic customers. No query is trivial and no requirement is big or small! You can trust us from a a single user O365 license to Windows 10, enterprise wide Windows Server, SQL Server, MS Exchange, SharePoint, Intune, SCCM, Skype Business (Lync), Azure, Azure Migration etc.
To obtain Microsoft Academic and Education products, you must provide us your 'authorisation number' or email for 'eligibility form'. We will submit this form and advise you of the outcome. When eligible, we will provide you the academic prices.
As all Microsoft prices are valid till end of the month, please email or call us on 03 9802 5516 for the prices..
We make all effort to assist you in making an informed decision and get you the best possible prices.
We are Microsoft Authorised Education Partner (AEP) and Volume Licensing Certified Specialists. You need us because the Microsoft Licensing terms could be alien or confusing to you. We are explaining below the terms associated with Microsoft Education licensing such as EES, OVS-ES, Open / Volume License, Volume License, CSP (Monthly, Yearly), Select Plus, Subscription, On Cloud, On Premise and Perpetual Licenses. In addition, you may purchase licenses on an OEM or as retail retail fully packaged product (FPP) as 'Electronic Software Delivery (ESD)! Any other term, just contact us!
Microsoft 365 Empower educators with a single, affordable and safe solution for better learning outcomes. Microsoft 365 consists of - Office 365 + Windows 10 + Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS). It is Cloud-first solution devised for modern licensing for education. The solution can be used from Kindergarten to Higher Education. A combination of these products and education devices is suggested for boosting productivity.
Office 365 A1 is a free solution that provides Office Online, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online Office 365 apps: Sway, Forms, Teams* etc. Azure Active Directory Basic for Education. *The No-cost offer is available to Microsoft 365 Education for students on qualifying offers with Institution-wide purchases.
In addition to Office A1 above (i.e. Office Online, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online Office 365 apps: Sway, Forms, Teams* etc. Azure Active Directory Basic for Education), Office 365 Education A3 consists of Office365 ProPlus, Skype Meeting Broadcast, Advanced Security Management, Windows 10 A3, Enterprise Mobility and Security i.e. Intune for Education, Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Advanced Threat Analysis. And most importantly, Minecraft Education edition.
In addition to Office A3 above (i.e. Office Online, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online Office 365 apps: Sway, Forms, Teams* etc. Azure Active Directory Basic for Education | Office 365 Education A3 products i.e. Office365 ProPlus, Skype Meeting Broadcast, Advanced Security Management, Windows 10 A3, Enterprise Mobility and Security i.e. Intune for Education, Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Advanced Threat Analysis. And most importantly, Minecraft Education edition), Office 365 Education A5 brings you: Advanced Threat Protection, Threat Intelligence, Advanced Compliance, My Analytics, Power BI Pro, PSTN Conferencing, Cloud PBX, Enterprise Mobility and Security A5 consisting of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Azure Active Directory Premium Plan 2, Azure Information Protection Premium Plan 2 and Microsoft Cloud App Security.
Windows 10 S is build to work with Microsoft Education. It is tested for security and uses only Microsoft-verified apps, for superior security levels. It offers performance that lasts and is streamlined to run faster and longer. Windows 10 S comes with familiar Windows features on a range of devices that provide schools a familiar, robust and productive experiences. Combine with the cloud convenience plus the power of apps that brings in the speed and convenience of the cloud with full-featured apps. Windows 10 S is easy to deploy and manage side-by-side with other versions of Windows. Schools can switch free to Windows 10 Pro Education and run fully-installed Office applications.
Buying Microsoft 365 for education under EES is suitable for institutions with more than 1000 users.
Buying Microsoft 365 for education under 'Open Value Subscription for Education Solutions (OVS-ES)' is suitable for institutions with less than 1000 users. OVS-ES customers can standardise their IT infrastructure, count licenses annually and reduce their payment if the count reduces. It is subscription model i.e. no perpetual licenses. OVS-ES offers least cost amongst all open agreements. Organization-wide with simplified license management and academic discount and student use benefits available. OVS-ES is to be purchased organisation-wide for all 'Full Time Equivalent (FTE)' Faculty and Staff. The formula for counting OVS-ES is: [Full time Faculty] + [Part Time Faculty /3] + [Full Time Staff] + [Part Time Staff / 2].
Buying Microsoft 365 for education under CSP is suitable for institutions that require cloud only offering.
Organisations that do not wish to standardise IT infrastructure organisation-wide or purchase cloud license may opt for Microsoft Licenses for Education under Academic Volume Licensing. This will provide perpetual licenses for almost all Microsoft perpetual products such as Windows 10, Windows Server, SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, CALs for all servers and all other products.
You obtain student use benefit when you buy a qualifying product under EES, OVS-ES or CSP as explained above. This enables you order 15 or 40 student benefit products at no cost.
Microsoft Intune for Education is designed for to address common school scenarios and settings, such as shared devices where user gets different settings and apps. It enables fast enrollment and streamlined deployment and brings Windows 10 devices and apps under one management. You can change apps and settings applied by default to each enrolled device through the cloud by zero-touch management. Intune for Education scales to the environment and is easy for part-time IT staff to use, yet integrates with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). You have flexible option for purchasing i.e. per-device or per-user. It allows you to import school, student and teacher information quickly with School Data Sync to automatically create classes and keep student data up-to-date.
Office365 A1 provide collaboration tools to your entire school with free Office 365 for Education. It fosters collaboration with a broad suite of mobile collaboration apps. You are in control of your data with advanced security and compliance tools. Office365 A1 consists of the following products:
Office 365 for Education is a complete, intelligent, and highly secure service supporting excellence in teaching and learning. It offers a broad and deep toolkit for content creation, collaborative classrooms, and personalized learning. Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365 for Education with enhanced new classroom experience with Teams.
Classroom experiences make Teams a digital hub for teachers and students by adding features specifically designed for teaching and learning. Teachers can now manage their entire classroom workflow in Teams. They can easily create classes with automatically populated student rosters from their school information system, share files and teaching materials, make announcements, divide the class into project groups, and distribute, collect, and grade assignments.
To ensure schools can continue to provide safe and productive learning experiences for their students, we’ll also be introducing a new set of moderation controls for education customers later this year. Teachers will be able to delete inappropriate or offensives posts made by students or even mute a student for a select period of time.
These new features add to the controls available in Teams today that allow IT Admins or team owners to manage the types of interactions and content users can share within Teams. Existing controls apply to visual content use such as emojis, gifs, and memes and the ability to create or modify teams and channels
OneNote Class Notebooks facilitate class collaboration as explained below:
Minecraft is now tailored for education. While the game is about breaking and placing blocks, it fosters creative and imaginative thinking. In this, players work together to create wonderful, imaginative things. The game can be played alone or with friends in the same room, or with other creators around the globe on community-run servers! One example of creativity is from a school in Seattle. They are using Minecraft to teach about conservation and river mechanics. The teacher there got inspired by an ecosystem recovery story and built a 3D model of the Elwha River Valley and used that to help kids understand how knocking down two early 1900-era dams would benefit the ecosystem. From there, kids were encouraged to build their own rivers with all the basic elements of source, flood plains, tributaries, etc. Working in teams of three, they excavated and constructed their rivers.
Microsoft Learning Tools for Education have an immersive reader feature to assist improve people’s reading skills, including people with dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, emerging readers or a combination of the broad range of unique student abilities.
The feature is available in the OneNote Desktop app, Word Desktop, OneNote Online, Word Online, Office Lens, and Edge browser for ePub files. The immersive reader feature helps educators create more inclusive classrooms. And, students often have more success when they can de-clutter screen views, animations and background images. It helps promote concentration and aids in comprehension, such as:
To access these new Learning Tools in Word Online or OneNote Online, go to the View menu and click Immersive Reader. In addition, Learning Tools for Word 2016 has Learning Tools built into Read Mode.