TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,065 Reviews & Articles | 38,982 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: NVIDIA releases the GeForce GTX 980, its most advanced GPU at $549

Google goes back to school, Google Play for Education is now accepting submissions

Google Play for Education will see third-party group of educators approving applications for students and kids

| Apps News | Posted: Jun 25, 2013 8:27 am

Google are stepping in a new direction with their latest announcement, in that they're accepting submissions for their Google Play for Education platform which will provide education- and age-appropriate applications to schools.

 

TweakTown image news/3/1/31312_10_google_play_for_education_is_now_accepting_submissions.jpg

 

Google Play for Education will fall under the Play Store, but will allow bulk purchasing and content curation for apps, books and movies for K-12 schools. If a developer has an age-appropriate application, they can now mark it for inclusion, which will see a third-party group of educators review it.

 

This third-party of educators will review each and every app, reviewing its subject, grade level and whether or not it meets a set of development guidelines that have been set in place for the education system. Part of these guidelines see that the app must not collect personally identifiable information or use student data for noneducational use.

 

The search giant has also put strict guidelines in place for in-app purchases and advertisements, and encourages developers to submit apps that are both paid or free without ads.

NEWS SOURCES:M.androidcentral.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Apps news at our Apps news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases