Cloud Computing for Education
Across your campus or district, the AWS Cloud helps you focus on what matters: your students
Whether it’s the first day in your cloud journey or you have a cloud-first strategy, AWS has a solution to facilitate teaching and learning, launch student analytics initiatives, and manage IT operations. AWS delivers a set of compute, storage, database, analytics, and application deployment services that lower costs, scale applications, respond quickly in emergencies, and meet the ever-changing needs of the modern student.
Changing the World, One Artificial Intelligence (AI) Application at a Time
There is no one-size-fits-all profile of the ideal artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) customer, user, or developer. AWS is making AI and ML technologies more accessible.
Prince William County Public Schools Commitment to the Cloud
Back when he was a teacher, Andy Wolfenbarger, Supervisor of Student Information Systems at Prince William County Public Schools, was pulling triple duty. Then, in the middle of inputting grades, the system went dark.
Lancaster University Powers its Online Services by Using Alexa
Lancaster University is one of the first UK universities to offer a voice and chatbot interface, which covers a wide range of interactions relating to student life, welfare, academic studies, and more.
AWS Educate Launches a Recognition and Reward Program
AWS Educate launched the AWS Educate Cloud Ambassador Program, a two-tiered offering to recognize leading educators around the world who use cloud and distributed computing in their classrooms.
Explore education segments
From data center migration to student data and analytics, AWS has agile and flexible solutions.
K12 & Primary Schools
Streamline district IT operations, save money, and keep student information safe in the AWS Cloud.
Innovate and build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions.
Support Student Success
Teachers, instructors, districts, universities, and EdTechs have one main goal: develop successful students. The AWS Cloud helps education institutions personalize student-learning experiences, access applications at any time, and improve learning outcomes.
Security & Compliance
The AWS Cloud is built to help even the most security-sensitive institutions meet student data privacy and security requirements. AWS manages many national and international compliance programs, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Agility & Scalability
AWS enables education institutions to create a customized infrastructure that is more efficient and flexible. Quickly and easily scale up during peak usage times, including enrollment, back-to-school season, and graduation; and scale down over breaks when your server needs are low.
Reduce costs with the AWS pay-as-you-go model. The ability to scale up and down as traffic changes makes it possible for districts, institutions, EdTechs, and digital learning companies to ramp up their capacity on a temporary basis, at a fraction of the cost.
Alexa in education
Amazon Alexa is giving universities, EdTechs, and publishers new ways to support learning, engage parents, and improve productivity. Whether helping a busy student study for a quiz while she commutes or making it easier for an administrator to access the latest enrollment statistics during a meeting, the possibilities with Alexa are endless. Find out how you can use voice technology to enhance your campus or EdTech product.
AWS Educate is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students and educators with the resources needed to accelerate cloud-related learning. With the increasing demand for cloud employees, AWS Educate provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals.
AWS Academy helps prepare university students for industry-recognized certifications and high-demand cloud jobs through in-class instruction, hands-on labs, online knowledge assessments, and project work.
AWS Cloud Credits for Research
The AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program supports researchers who seek to: Build cloud-hosted, publicly available, science-as-a-service applications, software, or tools to advance their research and that of their community; Perform proof-of-concept or benchmark tests evaluating the efficacy of moving research workloads or open datasets to the cloud; And train a broader community on the usage of cloud for research workloads via workshops or tutorials.
More than 9,000 education customers use the AWS Cloud to lower IT costs, launch student analytic initiatives, and prepare students for STEM careers.