CEV Google Workspace for Education

CEV Google Workspace for Education

As part of the ICON eLearn strategy, Catholic Education Victoria (CEV) has established a single instance of Google Workspace for Education to support classroom collaboration across Victorian Catholic schools.

The CEV Google Workspace for Education instance is available for all school staff and students and the four Catholic Education Offices.

Implementing the CEV Google Workspace for Education instance in your school

There are approximately 86 schools that are members of the Catholic Education Victoria (CEV) Google Workspace for Education instance.

Benefits of joining the CEV Google Workspace for Education instance

The benefits for schools include:

  • service desk support for ICON eLearn and G Suite

  • free access to Hapara, a third-party application offering online management of student learning

  • support for future upgrades – all releases and changes to the Google Workspace for Education instance are tested, released and communicated in a controlled state. The service desk will provide schools with access or configuration advice for the Google services and Chrome devices

  • multiple school domains – teachers and users can belong to multiple schools in the CEV instance with emails coming into a single mailbox

  • one identity for students – each user has one profile which they keep even if they change schools within the CEV Google Workspace for Education instance

  • professional learning opportunities with interactive online courses designed to help teachers and staff improve their knowledge of the Google Education tools.

The benefits for schools will be fully realised when the school rolls over to ICON. The main benefit will be the automatic synchronisation of data across the ICON and Google Workspace for Education applications. This means schools will have up-to-date Google groups with information for users that is relevant to their role and context.

You can download the ICON eLearn – Google Workspace for Education fact sheet for more information about the CEV instance, FAQs and key links.

Privacy Considerations

Schools that use Google Workspace for Education applications with their students should refer to the Privacy for Google Workspace page.

Expressions of interest

Schools that are interested in finding out more about the CEV Google Workspace for Education instance are invited to submit an Expression of Interest form.