Give your students the geographic advantage
The GIS for Schools program brings industry leading software to P-12 schools across Australia. Interactive maps created using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) make learning come alive in mainstream subjects—geography, history, science, environmental studies, agriculture—and beyond.
Using mapping technology in the classroom illustrates geographic context, helping students connect lessons with real places. Spatial analysis and critical-thinking skills prepare young minds to succeed in studies, further education, and most importantly, life.
Every public, private, home school, and youth-serving club is eligible for the program.
The GIS for Schools program includes:
ArcGIS Online organisational and user accounts (50, 500 or 2000 users)
ArcGIS Online is cloud-based GIS software, with no prior installation necessary, where students can use, create and share maps and apps. Your organisation account also provides access to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World—a great resource for the classroom.
Esri's 2020 User Conference
Free for teachers and students
Esri’s 2020 User Conference – to be held July 13 to 15 – is moving to a virtual format. The event will include Plenary sessions, technical workshops, user sessions, an Expo, and unique networking events.
This year, registration is complimentary for any K-12 school with a current GIS for Schools Bundle.
Your school can register an unlimited number of participants, meaning anyone can attend. In order to register your faculty and staff for full-conference access, you will need to provide your institution’s Customer Number.
This can also be distributed and shared among any users, including students; The MyEsri administrator determines permissions to grant, so providing someone with your Customer Number does not automatically provide access to all licences or to Technical Support.
For access to frequently asked questions and more information, please visit this blog.
Mapping Hour is a set of 20 informal one-hour instructional videos about ArcGIS Online for parents and teachers, with chunks that scaffold concepts and skills for using ArcGIS Online in K12 instruction.
In this changing landscape of how teaching and learning is being delivered, use our COVID-19 learning package to learn about COVID-19 and create your own online map and operations dashboard.