Google Workspace for Education Enables Connection, Collaboration and Creativity To Flourish at The American School in Japan.

November 11, 2021

C-Learning are proud to be supporting The American School in Japan with specialist advice and guidance on selecting the right configuration of Google technologies for their needs. From initial consultation to on-boarding training and support the C-Learning team provided dedicated personal care and highly responsive support leading to a successful implementation of Google Workspace for Education Plus.

The School wanted to ensure continuity of learning irrespective of any potential disruption that the global pandemic or other disruptive factor might cause. The School was seeking expert trusted advice on what technologies might best address this challenge as well as providing specific functionality in regard to online teaching spaces.  

Google Workspace for Education Plus was identified as the ideal solution. With the ability to deliver online sessions that could be recorded through Google Meet as well as being recorded for use later, the School found this aspect of the Google Workspace for Education Plus technology to be especially impact along with the breakout rooms facility. The power of online learning has been especially critical for the school in transforming teaching and learning who can now ensure continuity of learning irrespective of a pandemic, typhoon or snow. 

The School is now able to deliver online learning in an engaging, enriching and inspiring way making full use of the power of Google Workspace for Education Plus technologies using Meet and breakout rooms for online sessions whilst Google Docs and the wider Google applications are a perfect pedagogical match. The technical team at the School also love the power provided by Google Workspace Education Plus especially in regard to the unprecedented insights and control provided by the security features. 

Warren Apel, Director of Technology at The American School in Japan stated, “We firmly believe that Digital technology is less about students consuming knowledge and more about how it connects and encourages collaboration, creativity and communication. Google tools like Docs, Slides, Sheets, YouTube, Sites, and Gmail are critical tools for our learners.”