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Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools is excited to offer staff and students in Grades 4 - 12 a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) account. GAFE consists of the following tools: Classroom, Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Sites.

What are Google Apps for Education?

  • GAFE is a cloud based set of applications that are completely free for educational institutions.
  • It is very easy to collaborate using GAFE.  Documents, email, calendars, spreadsheets and sites can be accessed and edited any time.
  • Work offline with documents
  • Share files/documents/documents with students and collaborate in real time
  • Receive and provide feedback on student assignments
  • Can be used on any device (computer, phone, tablet)
  • It is available 24/7 provided an internet connection is available
  • Education accounts have unlimited storage capacity in Google Drive
  • GAFE provides numerous security features that have been designed to keep data safe and secure
  • GAFE contains no advertising
  • Google cannot gather student or district information

More information on GAFE productivity tools is available here.