Microsoft has announced that its new Surface Laptop SE, and new Windows 11 Pro EDU along with Windows 11 SE devices are now available to order via education channels. This ecosystem of devices from Microsoft and its OEM partners at Acer, ASUS, Dell, Dynabook, Fujitsu, HP, JP-IK, Lenovo, and Positivo, and powered by Intel and AMD, starts at $249.
The press release from Microsoft states that it is its "largest collection of purpose-built software and devices for K-12 education ever". This shows that the tech giant is dedicated to addressing the needs and requirements of schools, educators, and students.
The press release also mentions:
Windows 11 SE devices complement our broader portfolio of Windows 11 devices for education. They provide even more choices for schools to have the tools, insights, and controls they need to deliver optimal learning experiences, at a price that broadens access to Microsoft performance, security, and reliability.
Now, students will be able to access applications both online and offline and get the "best opportunities" to learn from wherever they want, with the Windows 11 ecosystem and Microsoft 365. The apps bring inbuilt tools and features that offer inclusive learning with Reading Progress, Education Insights, Immersive Reader, and Microsoft Translator.
Windows 11 devices for education also support third-party apps to make certain that schools, educators, and students can use the tools that they require for enhanced learning experiences.