Teach your students using Xero

Connect with your students online, anytime, on any device, using Xero cloud-based Business software.

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If you’re a student, find out more about Xero and get a free 30-day trial.

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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.

How does it work?

Use the free trial and the demo company

Xero is taught using our Xero demo company and free trial. The Demo company comes complete with existing sample data or you can upload your own specific exercise to a free trial.

The free Xero trial, allows you/your student to set up an organisation and have access to it for 30 days. You can also still use our Xero demo company experience during this time.
Both our demo company or a free trial are a great way to learn Xero.

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Want free NCEA teaching resources?

Along with a detailed student instruction manual including exercises that can be used with a free 30-day trial of Xero. You’ll get: 


• Four 3-hour student exercises with .csv data files to upload

• A 2-hour NCEA assessment, teacher marking schedule and completed .csv data file

• Online feedback form for students and teachers


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