Teach your students accounting with Xero

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Why teach with Xero?

Future of accounting
It's the future of accounting

Xero is used by over 2 million+ subscribers, accountants, bookkeepers, schools and universities in over 100 countries worldwide.

Real-world skills
Real-world skills

Use Xero to educate high school, college and university students using real small business accounting software.

Cloud-based software

As an online platform, there's no software to install so you and your students can log in anytime, on any device. 

New to Xero?

Scroll down to setup your free 30 day trial. This will give you access to the demo company, which is pre-filled with sample data to help you explore all that Xero has to offer. Then, click here to find out about Xero Learn and to register your interest for this exciting new way to give your students a hands on learning experience.

Download Xero's student training manual*

Setting up and using Xero for small business training manual

This training manual provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Xero and to set up and operate Xero for small business.

Students will:
- be introduced to Xero
- understand how to implement the integrated accounting system
- learn to process transactions, maintain the system and produce reports from the software
- discover what ensures system integrity in Xero

Download Setting up and using Xero for small business v1.1 (PDF; 52.7 MB)*


*Training manual download available for a limited time only.

Below are exercise files for download to help you complete exercises in the training manual

Exercise files (.zip file; 78 KB)