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 1.5 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. 

How does it work?

Use the free trial and the demo company

Xero is taught using the free trial and demo company. The demo company comes complete with existing sample data or you can upload your own chart of accounts and bank statement files to complete specific exercises. The demo company data remains intact for 30 days before it's reset, or you can reset it yourself.

Download the guide 'Teaching with Xero'

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)