Apple Distinguished

Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of leadership and educational excellence ​that demonstrate Apple’s vision for learning with technology — and we believe they are some of the most innovative schools in the world.​


Lead, learn and thrive in our dynamic world.


Empower learners to discover new possibilities.


Commit to leaving the world better than you found it.

Worldwide Directory

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Worldwide Directory.

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A culture of continuous innovation.

Apple Distinguished School leaders, faculty and the extended community have a clear vision for how their technology-rich environments support learning goals. School leaders have established elements for continuous innovation.





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Becoming an Apple Distinguished School.

The Apple Distinguished School program is by invitation only for schools that meet the current program qualifications.

Opportunities for school leaders

The Apple Distinguished School program supports school leaders through leadership events, opportunities to engage with experts, and collaboration with peers who share an interest in innovative learning and teaching.


  • Established one-to-one program
  • Innovative use of the Apple platform
  • Leadership and faculty proficiency with iPad or Mac
  • Continuous innovation leadership team

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