Canon & Education

Canon has a long experience of supporting educational establishments, teachers and students with technology that enable richer learning experiences.
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Working together for optimised educational outcomes.

Attracting pupils, retaining teaching talent, and delivering personalised student learning experiences against a backdrop of changing technology and budget constraints can be a challenge.

We can help

Canon has over 45 years’ experience working with schools, colleges, universities and purchasing frameworks helping institutions achieve their objectives whilst minimising their environmental footprint and maintain data security - without draining precious IT resources. We have supported them to:

  • Keep back-office costs low

    increasing available funds for front line teaching and learning resources.

  • Maximise staff and student productivity

    by automating processes and creating efficiencies that leave more time for teaching and learning.

  • Deliver rich learning experiences

    with industry leading print, projection, photo and video solutions.

  • “Working with Canon has delivered great cost savings and has made the process of replacing a large fleet of MFDs and printers so much quicker and easier than I could have believed possible.”

    Our Education solutions

    Our Education solutions help keep information flowing and support an integrated learning environment.
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    Intelligent Scanning, Workflows & Archiving

    Whether its enrolling students or arranging school trips, the collation; processing; and filing of paper and digital documentation is made simpler with our intelligent scanning solutions. Capture documents, digitise them, extract relevant data fields to trigger automated processes, and automatically archive for easy retrieval.

    Cloud Document Management

    Authorised personnel and students can save and view key documents – such as student files - quickly and easily, from any location, in our cloud-based document management system. Full access control and built -in auditability ensure data security and compliance.

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    The world may be increasingly digital, but print used at the right time for the right purpose still has a role to play in education. Whether its attracting new students with a high quality, professionally finished prospectus, interactive and colourful classroom learning resources that aid student engagement and recall, internal and parent communications, or student art and coursework – with the broadest portfolio on the market, Canon is an approved public sector print supplier with the perfect printer for your needs.

    Cloud Print Management Services

    Enable your hybrid and mobile workers to print wherever they are, and future proof your IT investment, with a could print infrastructure that is easily scalable to the required number of users, removes onsite print IT server costs and space, and offers peace of mind on the security front with a UK Microsoft Azure™ data centre and Zero Trust capability.

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    Managed Print & Document Services

    Cut costs, improve sustainability, and eliminate waste by letting us manage your end-to-end print products and services for you. We can be the knowledgeable support and information partner you require - allowing you to free up time to refocus on the digital first approach for your staff and students.

    Hybrid Mail

    Drop your digital data into online and physical documents at volume, so you can communicate messages efficiently and effectively.

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    “I think it is important to mention that not only did Canon offer us the best solution in terms of hardware, software and its MPS, but the company also stood out from the competition in other ways.”


    Canon are an approved print supplier on many purchasing frameworks, which are supported by the Department of Education and the Further/Higher Education buying consortia.

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    Case studies

    Learn how we have helped education institutions provide better learning experiences to their students through our Canon solutions.

  • University of Glasgow

    Find out how Canon helped the University of Glasgow implement a strategic, fully Managed Print Service across the entire University.

  • Other Public Sector Organisations

    Learn how Canon works with other organisations within the Public Sector to help with their document management and printing requirements.



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    Local Government

    Learn how Canon helps Local Authorities deliver better services to citizens for less.


    Central Government

    Learn how Canon can support Central Government with all their document and printing requirements.

  • Related solutions

    Explore Canon solutions that enable us to help education institutions provide richer learning experiences for a fast-moving, mobile and connected world.

  • Parental consent forms

    Improve efficiencies and reduce data security risks by digitalising parental consent forms and workflows.

  • Intelligent scanning

    Canon’s document scanners are the ideal solution for managing administrative tasks involved when onboarding students.

  • Hybrid Mail

    Canon’s hybrid mail solution allows you to handle mass personalised communications such as open day packs seamlessly.

  • Cloud Process management

    Capture student coursework, update student grades and collaborate feedback with students and teachers based remotely.

  • Managed Print Services

    Ease staff burden. Save money and prevent data breaches by outsourcing your print management across student campus and faculty homes.

  • Production Print

    Transform your essential workflows with our high-volume production printers.

  • Wide format print

    Allow your creative students to print their CAD and GIS coursework in high-quality both in colour, and black & white.

  • Pro Photo

    Our range of full-frame cameras are suitable for the beginner photography apprentice or experienced multimedia student.

  • Explore further

    Learn how Canon can help Educational institutions provide better learning experiences to students through technology.