Dynamics 365 Education Accelerator


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Education Accelerator adds updated data model and sample apps


  • New Pre-built entities and forms: The data model includes core entities such as course, program, student resource. Additional areas with specific entities are included to support the development of solutions for Higher Education and K-12 institutions.  
  • Available on GitHub: The solution, data sample, Power BI examples, SDK extensions, and more are provided as part of the open source creative license and available on  GitHub
  • Portals and PowerBI reports: The Higher Education model includes a student portal to access tele-advising and student success path. The K-12 model includes student and parent portals to track grades, attendance, and homework assignments as well as a K-12 attendance PowerBI report and dashboard.  
  • Common Data Model (CDM): It provides a shared and consistent metadata definition for common education entities allowing customers and ISVs to build on the same data model, this common schema allows for new interoperability and improved processes and insights.

How to Experience

  • Get It Now: This option installs the scenarios into your Dynamics 365 or PowerApps environment. Please know, you need an environment and the appropriate privileges to install. Please uninstall the previous version of the accelerator after installing the latest version.
  • Test Drive: To immediately experience the Education Accelerator with the associated sample data, try the Test Drive option. With a Test Drive, you do not need a Dynamics 365 environment and you’ll have 24 hours to experience the Accelerator. 
  • GitHub: solutions, samples, documentation, and more are available on GitHub

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