New features coming this April will make the setup process simpler than ever. You’ll be able to get students and staff enrolled quickly, configure devices automatically, and easily buy and distribute apps.
Get your school up and running.
We’ve created a central system where technology managers can create accounts for everyone in the school, define roles and permissions, manage devices, and buy and distribute content in time for the first day of class.
Apple School Manager
The new Apple School Manager is a simple, web-based portal that has everything admins need to deploy iPad and Mac in schools. Automatically create Managed Apple IDs for all students and staff, configure device enrolment settings, and easily buy and distribute apps and learning materials. And you can log in from a web browser on any Mac or PC.
Apple School Manager Overview
Apple will never track, share or sell student information for advertising or marketing purposes. We build powerful safeguards into all of our devices, operating systems and services — including Managed Apple IDs, which are kept under the administration of your district. So the security, privacy, confidentiality and integrity of student information is always protected. And we never track students or build profiles based on their email content or web browsing.
Set up devices automatically.
We’ve streamlined device setup for both one-to-one and Shared iPad environments.* Now you can wirelessly configure settings and restrictions according to your school’s requirements, then easily assign devices to students, teachers or class groups.
Apple School Manager and your MDM work together.
You can set up and manage iPad and Mac wirelessly through your mobile device management (MDM) solution. Since your MDM and Apple School Manager work together seamlessly, you can automate setup and enrolment with the right settings and restrictions, then assign devices and apps according to the class groups you’ve defined.
Choosing your MDM solution.
Mobile device management solutions are available from a wide range of vendors, whether your school is better suited for a cloud-hosted environment or an on-premise server. MDM solutions come with different features and pricing, so you have flexibility in deciding how to bring Apple devices into your school.
Get the right learning materials to the right classes.
Because all of your accounts, devices and content are in sync, it’s easy for technology managers to provide classrooms with the right apps, books and learning materials in time for the first day of class.