Information for local authorities, academy trusts and schools about the devices, internet access and support available to provide remote education and access to children’s social care during coronavirus (COVID-19).
Get laptops and tablets
Find out how to prepare to order laptops and tablets for disadvantaged children in certain year groups when schools are affected by disruption to face-to-face education due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Get support guides for laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers
Get information about setting up, distributing and managing the laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers you’ve received. You can also find guides to share with children and young people to help them use the devices.
Get internet access
Find out how to get internet access for disadvantaged children and young people when schools are affected by disruption to face-to-face education. Learn about our schemes to increase data allowances on mobile devices and offer 4G wireless routers.
Get funding and support to set up a digital education platform
Find out how to apply for government-funded support to access one of two free-to-use digital education platforms: G Suite for Education or Office 365 Education.
Get free training and support to set up and use technology effectively
Access funded advice, guidance and training from the EdTech demonstrators, a network of schools and colleges expert in their use of technology. This may be helpful if you’ve received devices or support to set up a new digital platform through the Get help with technology programme, or if you’re developing your approach to remote education, reducing teacher workloads and improving pupil outcomes.