• Probrand partners DfE and Microsoft to deliver digital education platforms

Technology services provider, Probrand, has become an authorised DfE Platform Provisioning Programme partner, as part of the DfE’s funded initiative to enable remote learning.

The news builds on Probrand’s heritage as a trusted supplier to the education sector via CCS EduTech Framework RM6103.

The DfE programme galvanises an industry coalition to help schools to utilise online education platforms during the Covid19 school closure period and beyond. Eligible schools can claim funding for support and free deployment of cloud provisioned online learning platforms via this official Deployment Support Request web page.

Microsoft Partners involved in this programme have been vetted and accredited by Microsoft to deliver on this technical Cloud deployment. Probrand is a Microsoft Gold Partner.

Probrand’s focus will be on the deployment Office 365 for Education and Teams, an education platform that empowers teachers to unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple and safe experience in a single, affordable solution built for education.

Steve Buet, Probrand sales manager and education specialist, said:

“Our education credentials are highly regarded in the sector, and it is rewarding to be part of the digital education movement right now, connecting pupils and teachers for remote learning.

“Playing to the business’s managed services and project delivery strengths, we will help with the creation of Microsoft 365 tenancies, Teams access and a SharePoint landing page that signposts teachers, students, and parents to access a range of learning tools like Flipgrid, OneNote Class Notebook and more.”