Empower your teaching

Get a running start this school year with Canva for Education, 100% free for K-12 teachers and their students. Get verified on Canva to enjoy full access to teaching resources and templates, create outstanding teaching materials with AI-powered tools, and deliver lessons on one platform.

Why teachers love Canva for Education

It has everything you need to design the best school year yet.

A library of teaching resources

Discover 1000s of engaging and customizable teaching resources designed to help students achieve incredible results.

An online class space

Invite students to share, collaborate, and work on tasks and assignments online - perfect for improving their digital literacy.

Connects to your existing tools

Canva for Education integrates seamlessly with LMS, including Schoology, D2L, Google Classroom, and more.

It’s 100% free for K-12 teachers

From easy-to-use AI-powered tools to ready-to-teach lessons, Canva’s Premium features are free for teachers.

Easy AI powered-tools for teachers

Make every lesson engaging by quickly personalizing your resources with Canva’s AI-powered tools.

Create inclusive lessons with Canva

Make learning accessible and resonate with every student with Canva’s easy-to-use features.

Back to School resources

Get a running start this school year with everything you need to inspire your classroom.

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Join our community

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes - it’s 100% free, with no paywalls or nasty surprises. It’s our commitment that Canva for Education will remain 100% free for eligible K-12 (primary and secondary) educators, their students, as well as qualified school districts and institutions. Check out our full eligibility guidelines(opens in a new tab or window).

Canva for Education includes premium features for free, as well as dedicated features for educators, such as LMS integrations, the ability to share work and assignments with students, thousands of high quality educational templates, and more.

School districts and institutions can also enjoy enterprise-grade security features, deployment via SSO, onboarding support, and professional development training - all for free.

No problem. If you already have a Canva account, log in to your account, go to our sign up page(opens in a new tab or window), and follow the verification process to upgrade your account to Canva for Education. All of your existing designs will transfer over.

Our dedicated education and district offerings are FERPA and COPPA compliant, and we are also a signatory of the National Data Privacy Agreement. We are committed to GDPR compliance, and offer safe-for-school content.

Currently, Canva for Education is available for K-12 (primary and secondary) students. If you're a primary or secondary student, your teacher needs to invite you to join Canva for Education. They can do this from their Canva for Education account, here’s how(opens in a new tab or window).

Canva for Education is not currently available for college and university students, but you can still use Canva for free.

Canva uses a multi-layered set of safeguards to ensure the content within our Canva for Education platform is safe for schools and safe for students. In addition to a set of blocked search terms, we also leverage a best-in-class machine learning platform that scans our existing collection of millions of photos and graphics to identify, flag, and remove access to “not safe for school” content for anyone using for Canva for Education. Our collections are reviewed by content moderators to ensure compliance with our “not safe for school” definitions.

Yes, anyone can apply to become an Education Specialty Creator. The program is for creative teachers, and others to share their work with over 85 million people and earn royalties. Education Specialty Creators are qualified teachers. Teachers need to apply and be verified to be accepted into this specialty program. Check out this page(opens in a new tab or window) to learn more about the program.

We’re continuously adding more resources to our Education Library. Our free K-12 resources cover the core subjects of Math, Science, ELA, and Art.

Designed for teachers by experts, Future Skills Lessons cover a variety of topics from Personal Finance, Social Impact, to Journalism and more. The Lessons have been built in collaboration with The NY Times, NASA, Upschool, Ladies Finance Club, and so much more.