[Education DX]Notice of opening of G-Apps.jp Community | NEWSCAST

Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Osaka, President: Hideki Nakanishi) has signed a business contract with School Agent Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Yoshimasa Tanaka), and Google We will start the operation and support of “G-Apps.jp Community” on June 24, 2022 (Friday) to learn with teachers aiming for Education DX with for Education.

Information dissemination site “G-Apps.jp” for educational institutions of Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd. started community service

background

Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd. has been active as an authorized sales partner since the beginning of sales of Google Workspace for Education and Chromebook ™ in Japan, and has been supporting the introduction of ICT in many educational institutions.

In particular, since the GIGA school concept at the end of 2020 began, the need for lessons using Google for Education has increased, and some private schools want to improve their work styles and utilize educational data as well as in educational activities. I was brought in.

Under such circumstances, customers have requested a place for teachers to learn, with low costs and thresholds, so that they can be used in the “public school scene” as well.

School Agent Co., Ltd., which we have signed a business contract with, has been providing various educational ICT utilization training and data utilization consulting.
With the strong desire to launch a comprehensive community service that can make use of the achievements of Chromebook utilization support at many school sites widely, with the management support of School Agent Co., Ltd., “G” -Apps.jp Community “will be released.

Features of “G-Apps.jp Community”

With the concept of “connecting, learning, and creating,” we are a community that aims to update the educational activities of participants at school using Google for Education as a platform.

1. A community consisting only of educators
Anyone who is a faculty member in the field of education or a member of the board of education can participate with peace of mind.
Schools that are promoting the use of ICT based on Google for Education will play a central role. Even if you cannot solve it by yourself, you can refer to advanced cases and past problem solving.

2. A community where you can participate and use for free
Useful information and effective training will be provided free of charge. A wide variety of Google Workspace for Education applications can also be learned at no cost in this community.

3. A community that outputs the use of one step ahead
After learning, we aim to actually implement it in school. From proposals to implementation and improvement, participants will be divided into subcommittees on each theme, aiming to promote the use of ICT in line with the issues of their own school.

Service overview

Name: G-Apps.jp Community
Start Date: June 24, 2022 (Gold)
Price: Completely free
Provided by: Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd.
Support: School Agent Co., Ltd.
Site URL: https://g-apps.jp/
How to participate: Click the “G-Apps.jp Community” banner from the site URL, and click “Participate” on the Facebook group page. * We will approve your participation after confirming that you are an educator.

Company Profile

Provide business
Trade name: Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd.
Representative: President: Hideki Nakanishi
Address: No. 4-12, Shimacho 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
Established: February 1957
URL :https://www.mikasa.co.jp/

Support company
Trade name: School Agent Co., Ltd.
Representative: Representative Director: Yoshimasa Tanaka
Location: 3-3-13 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Nishi-Shinjuku Mizuma Building 6th floor
Established: May 2018
URL :https://schoolagent.co.jp/

Contact information

Mikasa Shoji Co., Ltd. Solution Education Sales Department
Person in charge: Aki Mizuno
Phone number: 06-6946-3780

G-Apps.jp Management Office
Person in charge: Rinako Miyagawa
Phone number: 03-6681-0150
E-mail mikasaggl@googlegroups.com

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