BT Business Direct - PC Hardware, Components, Software, Digital Cameras, MP3 players
BT logo
Buy Products
Students using microsoft surface tablet running windows 10

Why choose Microsoft for education?

Learn how we can help your school

Want to speak to one of our education specialists?

Request a call back

When it comes to technology in education, your school, college or university needs more than just a device or service. You need a complete solution. With BT and Microsoft you can make learning experiences come to life and create dynamic learning environments and solutions for your classroom.

The leaders, creators and innovators of the future are sitting in today’s classrooms, and technology is changing the way these students work, communicate, create and learn. More and more schools are choosing to use Microsoft devices and solutions in the classroom, and we can help you implement a plan tailored to your school.

Make the Switch to Windows 10

Help unlock limitless learning by moving to new Windows 10 devices. There's over 700 million devices actively run Windows 10 every month, and it’s easy to switch. Prepare your students for the future with skills they need in work and life and let us help you make the switch today.

Support for Windows 7 ended January 2020

Windows 7 has been around for 10 years, but support for Windows 7 has now ended. This means that Windows 7 devices will no longer receive security updates, leaving them open to attacks and data breaches. By making the switch to a Windows 10 PC with Microsoft 365 today you’ll ensure you’re the most secure. Windows 10 is the most secure, robust and flexible version of Windows ever for your students.

You can choose from a selection of Windows 10 devices with features like being ruggedised, spill-proof and have all day battery life2. Windows 10 can offer features that help, not just students, but teachers and IT staff too. You can set-up a classroom of PCs along with deploying updates in an hour with the latest version of Windows.

Students in classroom sharing windows 10 mobile device

Better learning outcomes

Enable personalised learning, adapt to meet diverse learning styles and capabilities, and inspire student creativity with Windows 10.

Learn more
Students observing student using windows 10 mobile device

Transform classroom time

With familiar, easy-to-use Windows 10, teachers can spend more time guiding students and less on technology.

Learn more
teacher observing student using windows 10 mobile device

Affordable and easy-to-manage

Windows 10 offers built-in privacy and security protections making IT management simpler and less costly.

Learn more
Teachers using Microsoft 365 on a mobile device

Empower teachers with Microsoft 365

Teachers know and love products like Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel. They use them to plan their curriculum and stay organised. Office 365 Education has many additional features, such as Learning Tools to help teachers reach students across a wide range of abilities. With Microsoft 365 for Education you’ll get the benefits of Office 365 Education, Intune for Education plus added security features.

Learn more

Take a look at a Showcase Classroom event

Learn more about Windows 10 and Office 365 in education. Discover how features like Learning Tools and Minecraft can support your students, enhance lessons and improve learning outcomes.

Learn more

Things you need to know

  1. For the full report, and to find out more information about the statistics above, please visit:https://news.microsoft.com/uploads/2018/01/Microsoft-EDU-Fact-Sheet.pdf
  2. Battery life may vary significantly with usage and settings

Get the conversation started

BT has a dedicated team of education specialists. We're here to support you with all aspects of your school, college or university's technology strategy across network, devices and apps. Just tell us how we can help and we'll have one of our education specialists call you back with free, no obligation advice.


Verified by visa Mastercard secure Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive