Canva is the only design platform your classroom will ever need. Pass on creative and collaborative skills that’ll last a lifetime with our intuitive drag-and-drop tool makes visual learning and communication easy and fun. Plus, it’s available for free to all K-12 teachers and their students.
From brainstorms and worksheets to presentations and posters – your whole class can design anything, with any ingredient, together. As a go-to platform for project-based learning, you can create assignments that reflect the challenges your students will face in the real world. Canva is also optimized for Chromebook and fully functional cross-platform.
If you can dream it, you can create it on Canva
Create presentations, classroom decorations, infographics, worksheets, lesson plans and much more.
75 million+ premium stock photos, videos and graphics free-to-use
Publish assignments and activities for your students
Access your content from Google Drive, Dropbox and Folders
Bring your designs to life with Bitmoji, Giphy and YouTube
Share your designs to Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams and Remind.
More value for schools
Education is priceless. So we're offering a supercharged version of Canva to K-12 classrooms for free. Jam-packed with value and time-saving features (including thousands of educational resources), every Canva teacher can invite their students across all their classes for free.
From folders that help you stay organized to classroom collaboration and assignments that increase engagement levels, there are endless ways to engage with your students, regardless of if you're teaching in the classroom or remotely. Register now to unlock the best teaching tools Canva has to offer.
How schools are succeeding with Canva for Education
Balboa High School, SF
Empower students to build visual literacy
"One realization I had with our 12th Graders is that Canva’s platform and layout inspires and encourages entrepreneurship! The students are finding new ways to be creative and are sharing and collaborating. Many of our students are especially pushing the boundaries of using Canva."
Director of Media Arts at Balboa High School, San Francisco, USA
Chatswood High School, AU
Creative collaboration in the classroom
“Being able to bring students into an online space, where they can easily collaborate and I can see what they’re doing in the classroom is really important for me. Canva is a tool that is so ingrained in my teaching now - and what I do every day.”
PDHPE Teacher at Chatswood High School, NSW, Australia
How to register for Canva for Education
Registering your school unlocks hundreds of dollars of value for every user – entirely free.
Want to bring your whole school or district on board? Contact us
Built with the classroom in mind
Focus on what you do best – teaching
Technology should break down barriers, not impose them. Canva is simple to set up and there’s no complicated software to learn. Canva was created with ease-of-use in mind, so students of any age can use it: simply drag and drop.
Google Classroom rostering
Optimised for Chromebooks
Create and collaborate
Work together, learn together
Set up your class and share learning resources and assignments. Make teamwork effortless and fun. Group work is easy with Canva. Collaborate with a partner or the whole class in real-time, from any location — all for free.
Publish anywhere, any way
Deliver outcomes fast
Canva adds an element of fun to any project. It’s hands-on, interactive and delivers outcomes fast. Teachers say they watch their students’ eyes light up as they discover what they are capable of when they use Canva.
Share to Google Classroom
Download as PNG, JPG, PDF, PPT, Video, GIF
Share to Microsoft Teams
Share to Remind
Empower teachers to create classrooms that are built for creativity.
Canva for the Classroom
We’re on mission to bring more creativity to your classroom, and make design easy for you and your students. Canva for the Classroom is a tool to help with creative thinking, and ICT capabilities, we’ve got you covered.
We’ve got an active Facebook community that empowers teachers to use Canva as a tool to educate. Join and start sharing ideas, lesson plans and resources with other teachers. The best way to get the latest tips and tricks straight from the Canva team.
Nothing! Canva for Education is offered to classrooms for free. Register your class to unlock the additional features.
You can apply for Canva for Education if you are a primary or secondary school teacher. You also need to have an existing Canva account.
We get you to fill out a form with details about your class. Our team then verifies this information – this usually takes around one week. You’ll then receive an email confirming your registration for Canva for Education, granting access to you and your class.
Yes, you can. We’ll upgrade your existing account with the Canva for Education features, so you can access all of your favorite designs, folders and more.
Yes, Canva for Education is COPPA and FERPA compliant. This means students can design with ease, while you have peace of mind.
There is no limit to how many classes you can set up or how many students you can invite.
Add Canva to your Clever library and allow students to sign in with Clever. Learn how to set up Canva with Clever in this tutorial.
Canva for Education
The creativity tool for every classroom. 100% free, now and forever.