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Microsoft Surface for education

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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, Microsoft and Surface you can make learning experiences come to life and create dynamic learning environments and solutions for your classroom.

Better learning outcomes for all

Inclusive, student-centered classrooms increase overall student success and improve learning outcomes.

Affordable, easy-to-manage technology

Run your school with confidence. Support personalised learning at scale with affordable, easy-to-manage technology that delivers rigorous security and privacy protection.

Transform classroom time

Transform education and keep students focused on learning by saving time on everything from lesson planning to tracking grades, all while increasing collaboration.

6 reasons why to choose Surface for your classroom

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Lightweight and thinner than most textbooks, Surface creates a truly mobile learning environment. Ease teacher’s load with less textbooks to carry and make marking easier with verbal feedback.

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Improve learning

What if you could proactively identify students needing additional support, and help them resolve critical education challenges? With predictive analytics, you can.

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Surface is a touch tablet and a fully productive laptop that supports innovation for all learners.

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Windows Hello

Enable your students to login faster than with a password. Control their data and security with Surface’s built-in camera for a face recognition log in.

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Works anywhere

Surface is compatible with IT environments in and out of school. It’s mobile, durable and supports online and offline capabilities.

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Pen and paper evolved

With best-in-class digital inking capabilities, Surface can replace pen and paper in the classroom.

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Case study: St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School

St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School in Wigan was an early adopter of Surface. They believe that Surface is a transformational tool for teaching and learning. Take a look at the way the Surface has transformed students’ ability to learn and has enhanced learning outcomes.

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“Surface has instrumentally developed student’s ability to work outside refined class times. Students now have the flexibility to be able to go off and work how is best suited for them.”

Teacher at St Edmund Arrowsmith Wigan

Enhance classroom experiences with Microsoft Surface

With Surface you can take advantage of digital inking, split-screen views, and both touch and desktop apps. Get a consistent, controlled, secure and protected technology environment for your modern classroom.


Digital Inking can:

  • Save teachers time
  • Increase student engagement with learning material
  • Improve the quality of their curriculum
  • Create more personalised learning environments
  • Enable timely student feedback
  • Improve class management by replacing pen and paper

Transform education with Microsoft Surface Go 2

Surface devices bring your ideas to life with powerful tools that deliver the perfect balance of versatility, performance and are designed for today’s modern classroom. The Surface family has something for everyone, students, teachers, faculty and specialists. Whoever is in charge can be inspired and productive wherever they are.

If you think Surface devices are too expensive for your school, think again.

Surface Go was developed with schools in mind. It’s the smallest and lightest Surface yet that instantly adapts and adjusts - perfect for the classroom. Surface Go devices are built to enhance learning outcomes, save teachers time and reduce administrative and IT burdens. Surface Go combines laptop performance with tablet portability and a touchscreen, making homework and everyday school tasks easy no matter where your pupils are.

Surface Go 2

Microsoft Surface Go 2

An ultra portable and versatile device - use as a tablet or a laptop

  • This 10.5” touch-screen tablet is also enabled for natural writing and drawing with Surface Pen (sold separately)
  • The lightest and most compact Surface yet, weighing just 1.2lb (excluding Type Cover)
  • Use it as a tablet, or convert to a laptop format using the built-in kickstand and a Surface Go Type Cover (sold separately)
  • Up to 10 hour battery life1
  • Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4425Y
  • 4Gb memory
  • 64Gb storage
  • Blazing fast 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Front and rear-facing HD cameras
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • One year standard warranty

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Range of microsoft surface devices

Surface family

Surface have a range of devices that have seamlessly connected hardware, software, apps, and services that work together the way they were intended to. Look out for the education variants for special pricing.

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Things you need to know

  1. Battery life varies depending on product model, configuration, power settings and usage, among other factors.
  2. All prices are shown in GBP and are exclusive of VAT. Prices are for education customers only. Prices are available only whilst current stocks last and whilst correct at time of publication (1st October 2020), they may change without notice. Due to the impact of Coronavirus on worldwide manufacturing and distribution of devices, there have been universal stock shortages in the UK. We have chosen to feature these models based on our best understanding of short to medium term availability at the time of publication (1st Oct 2020), however this is subject to demand and change. All offers are subject to availability. Nothing on this page forms part of any contract. E&OE.

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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.

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