If you’d like to learn more about how to use Minecraft, please see the links below. YouTube is also a great resource for learning how to use Minecraft, in general and as an educational tool.
If you are a parent, here is an article you may find useful: “An Introduction to Minecraft: What parents should know”
If you are a member of the public who has not heard of Minecraft, here is a good article explaining the basics.
In particular, we have provided a section for Minecraft Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition can be downloaded on computers that run Windows 10. There is a free trial available for everyone: educators get 25 log-ins and students get 10. After this you have to purchase it for further access.
Minecraft: Education Starter Kit (recommended reading)