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Key Benefits of Sharepoint Online for Schools

sharepoint online for schools

The business world is experiencing a shift to cloud computing. The same is true for education as well, with schools looking for tools that are easy to use and have the ability to scale as they grow. SharePoint Online is one such tool. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of SharePoint Online and how it can be used by schools in particular.

Sharepoint Online is a valuable tool for schools.

SharePoint Online is a cloud-based file sharing and storage service that’s part of Microsoft Office 365. SharePoint Online is a powerful tool that can be used by schools to organize, share and store digital documents and files.

SharePoint Online also offers many features designed specifically for education, such as:

  • A Class Sites feature which allows teachers to create private sites where students can collaborate on projects
  • A Groups feature that makes it easy for students or parents to communicate with each other on class-related issues in an efficient manner

Integration with Office 365

SharePoint Online is integrated with Office 365, which means you can use SharePoint Online to build a more cohesive experience for your users that spans across the cloud.

You may be used to using SharePoint for storing and organizing files, but now it’s also possible to use this platform as the basis for an entire school’s digital learning management system (DLS).

Ease of use

SharePoint Online is an easy-to-use and flexible platform. It can be used by non-technical users, and you don’t need to be a developer to build your own customizations.

The SharePoint Online interface is intuitive, making it simple for any user to perform tasks such as uploading files or creating new pages in the site. With so many prebuilt templates and options for collaboration, there are few excuses not to use SharePoint Online if your organization is looking for a simple web publishing tool with minimal setup time required.


SharePoint Online is cloud-based and can be accessed from anywhere from any device. SharePoint Online is accessible from any location, so if you have a school field trip planned, you don’t need to worry about being disconnected!


SharePoint Online is flexible in that it can be used for a wide range of purposes. It can be used to meet the needs of teachers and students, as well as different classes. On top of that, SharePoint Online offers you a lot of flexibility when it comes to how you use it.


SharePoint Online is scalable. That means you can add more users, storage, and sites as needed. Add new features or applications to your site whenever you want. SharePoint Online is flexible enough for any size school; the only limit is your imagination.


All in all, it’s clear that Microsoft SharePoint Online is an excellent tool for schools. It offers a user-friendly interface, is accessible from anywhere with internet connection and provides an easy way to integrate with other tools like Office 365. The ability to scale up or down as needed also makes this a great choice for schools who want something more robust than simple file sharing without making any major investments upfront.

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