Apple creates products designed to inspire the minds of teachers and students
As an Apple Solutions Expert for Education, JB Hi-Fi Solutions are proud to be a long term partner with Apple and providing the Education sector a range of key services from Apple and with our partners to support the education learning outcomes for all students.
With Apple hardware and software in the hands of students, the work they need to do becomes the work they love to do. Students love iPad because it can be whatever they need it to be. It helps them explore topics in new ways, and to discover new skills with a Multi-Touch experience that’s interactive and engaging. Packed with power, Mac helps students and teachers tackle the most ambitious projects, fuelling them with confidence to take on any assignment.
Apple Financial Services
Apple’s education finance program gives your school several finance options. Flexible terms make it easy to upgrade and finance multiple Apple products at the same time. Tailor it to your budget cycle whether it be annual, semi-annual, quarterly or monthly.
Highly recommended service and support options for your Apple device purchase. For example, with the popular MacBook Air and Pro range you’ll receive three years cover from the AppleCare+ purchase date providing 3 years warranty cover and access to expert technical support. It also includes up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee ($149 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, $429 for other damage).
Apple Device Deployment and Managing Apple devices in the classroom
JBS supports schools with purchasing, setup, deployment and management
of Apple products across the School, including within Parent Funded (BYOD)
Regardless of School purchase or BYOD, the ideal way to manage the apps, security,
access and management within your school is by using an MDM (mobile
device management) solution. JBS partners with leading MDM providers; Cisco
Merarki, JAMF and VMWare. JBS professional services will guide you through identifying
which is best suited to your school, deploying and supporting your school
Apple School Manager is a simple, web-based portal that lets IT administrators deploy iPad and Mac in schools. You can easily provide students and staff members with access to Apple services, setup devices, get apps and books, and enable teachers with tools to create engaging learning experiences all from one place. And now with MicrosoftAzure ActiveDirectory support, it’s easier than ever to integrate iPad and Mac into your existing environment, and provide your students and staff members with access to key Apple services for teaching and learning. With access to iCloudDrive, iCloud Photos, iCloudBackup, Classwork and Shared iPad,teachers and students can access learning materials and the work they’ve created on any device.Learn more at http://www.apple.com/au/education/it
Apple Repair Services
JBS are a fully certified Apple Authorised Repair Service Provider and can help you with any hardware or software repairs or maintenance. Subject to customer location within Australia.
Wi-Fi for Schools and transitioning to Wi-Fi 6
A key to successful Apple deployments within Schools is the need to be able to depend on the School’s Wi-Fi. With more devices on the school network and the upcoming transition to Wi-Fi 6, a reliable Wi-Fi network and services partner has never been more important. JBS work with leading networking and Wi-Fi partners such as Cisco Merarki to upgrade, configure, deploy and manage your Wi-Fi network.
Apple Professional Learning Specialist (APLS)
Professional Learning for educators never stops, we understand that, and working with our partners including Apple and Using Technology Better, JBS can provide your school teachers access to a free professional learning program to become an Apple Teacher or provide custom training programs both online and in person where APLS will deliver training sessions allowing your educators to advance their technology skills and engage their students in deeper learning with Apple’s offerings.
Apple Distinguished School Programme
Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of leadership and educational excellence that demonstrate Apple’s vision for learning with technology. With 470 Apple distinguished schools across 34 countries, ask JBS how we can help your school join this distinguished program. This is an invitation only program for Schools that meet the current program qualifications including an established 1-to-1 program, innovative use of the Apple platform and staff member proficiency with iPad or Mac.
Device Enrolment Platform (DEP)
Our customised Device Enrolment Platform (DEP) allows us to easily deploy and configure Apple devices. Utilising our DEP service we provide a fast, streamlined way to deploy your organization-owned iOS, iPad, and iPhone devices. Our DEP capability allows us to automate your Mobile Device Management (MDM) enrolment and simplify the initial device setup. You can supervise devices during activation without touching them, and lock MDM enrolment for ongoing management.
Apple Educator Resources
Everyone Can Create – A collection of project guides that bring creative expression to every subject. Gives students the tools to develop and communicate their ideas.
Everyone Can Code – Hop, skip and grab the fundamentals of code with Swift Playgrounds. Introduce students to coding.
Apple Teacher Resources – All the latest resources designed by Apple to inspire creativity in the classroom. Check out lesson ideas, find out how to use Apple technology and curriculums, and join the conversation with fellow teachers.