Free Microsoft Office Products Available on Glow
As part of Education Scotland’s Microsoft Licensing Agreement, users with a Glow account are entitled to benefit from free Microsoft Office products on their own hardware at home. To access this offer, you will find a tile on your School Launch Pad (you may need to scroll through the pages to find this). The tile looks like this:
This will enable a Glow user to install Microsoft Office onto five devices; this can be for example PC, Mac, Chromebook, Android and iOS. When activating the software for the first time you will be asked for your full Microsoft email address, on this occasion it will either be GlowUsername@glow.sch.uk or GlowUsername@glowmail.org.uk , after which you will be automatically re-directed to the Glow login screen and asked to log in as normal.
To keep the software active on the device(s), you must sign in to your Glow account at least once every 30 days. As Glow accounts are de-activated upon leaving Scottish Education, this means the software will cease to function when you leave.
We hope to be able to continue this opportunity of accessing free software for Glow users with future licensing agreements.
Please note that this product should only be installed on devices owned by the Glow user. Glow credentials and software MUST NOT be shared with any user other than the owner of the Glow account. For example, this product MUST NOT be installed on devices of family and/or friends. Any sharing of Glow credentials may be in breach of dat