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Windows 11 for Education

Reimagined for a new era of digital learning, Windows 11 upgrade for education helps to unlock a student's potential with powerful tools to learn, collaborate and create— all in a secure and trusted environment.


of teachers in the U.S. have ESL learners in their classrooms.1


of schools analyzed were infected by ransomware, the most of any sector.2


of teachers worldwide expect to use more technology to teach this year.3


of K-12 schools say their ideal school offers digital tools, like one laptop per student.4

Windows 11 is designed for education

Deliver high-quality learning tools for students of all abilities with Windows 11 for education on devices that are secure, easy to deploy and manage.

Windows 11 helps every student meet their needs

Microsoft 365 Education

Unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple, safe experience—all in a single, affordable solution that’s built for education.

Microsoft Teams

Let students, faculty, educators, and staff meet, collaborate, create, and share resources with the simple, accessible power of Teams.

Education devices starting at $249

Gain performance on a wide range of cost-effective, personalized education devices that are built for learning.

Introducing Windows 11 SE

The new, cloud-first operating system— Windows 11 SE, built for Education. The affordable and simple Window 11 upgrade helps make learning accessible to every student.

Which Windows is right for your school?

Learn the differences between Windows 11 SE and Windows 11 for education, to find the best learning environment for your students.

Frequently asked questions

Windows 11 for education offers new productivity and inclusivity features as well as functionality designed to meet the challenges of the hybrid world, with a completely refreshed look and feel that helps students learn more, with less stress. Learn more about what’s new on the Devices overview page.

    Yes, most apps and devices that work with Windows 10 will be compatible with Windows 11. You can also check with the software manufacturer of the specific application or device to confirm compatibility.

      Windows 10 launched six years ago. Since then, there has been a lot of hardware innovation. With Windows 11 upgrade, every detail has been considered. It has the speed and security you need in a redesigned and refreshed look. Plus, it comes with new tools, sounds, apps, and accessibility features. To learn more about Windows 11, please visit Windows 11 specifications.

        1Scholastic National Data

        2BitSight Insights Report


        4Project Tomorrow