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20 Free Education PowerPoint Templates for Schools & Teachers (PPT Downloads)

PowerPoint presentations can engage your students and allow you to present your material in a new and exciting way. 

And this quickest way to create a presentation is by using academic PowerPoint templates. 

Ceremony Education PowerPoint Template
Ceremony Education PowerPoint Template, a premium template from Envato Elements

Besides being more interactive than the standard lectures, you can involve your students in creating the presentation for the class. You can even hold debates or have a Q&A session at the end of the presentation. 

If you’re looking to create an educational PowerPoint, you’re in the right place. In this post, we’ve gathered the best free education PowerPoint templates for teachers. We've also shared a curated list of top premium academic PowerPoint templates from Envato Elements and Graphic River.

Find Beautiful Premium Education PowerPoint Templates for Teachers 

Before we get into the free education PowerPoint templates, let’s take a look at some of the premium PowerPoint templates for teachers. Premium templates are a great way to take your presentation to the next level as they offer more customization and layout possibilities. 

Academic PowerPoint Templates on Envato Elements
You can find thousands of great education PowerPoint templates on Envato Elements—with unlimited downloads.

If you’re looking for education PowerPoint templates, the best place to start is Envato Elements. Envato Elements gives you access to thousands of beautifully designed education PowerPoint templates as well as other design elements such as stock photos, fonts, icons, and more. The best part about Envato Elements is that you pay a low monthly fee that allows you to download as many items as you need and use them as many times as needed. 

PowerPoint Templates on GraphicRiver
You can also download great academic PowerPoint Templates one-at-a-time on GraphicRiver.

However, if you prefer buying individual PowerPoint templates or don’t need design assets on a regular basis, GraphicRiver is an excellent choice. GraphicRiver offers thousands of attractive PowerPoint templates that you can buy individually.

Take a look at some of our best-selling PowerPoint templates from Envato Elements and GraphicRiver.

1. Education PowerPoint Template - Colorful PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Education PowerPoint Template - Colorful PowerPoint Template for Teachers

The Education PowerPoint template offers a colorful PowerPoint design with graphic elements that are perfect for teachers. This is a versatile template that can be used for all kinds of presentations. It also comes with a custom set of icons that'll help you create an engaging presentation for your students. The template was designed in widescreen format and is fully animated. 

2. Education PowerPoint Template - Minimal Academic PowerPoint Template

Education PowerPoint Template - Minimal Academic PowerPoint Template

If you’re looking for simple and clean academic PPT templates, this minimalistic template will be right up your alley. It comes with 30 modern and minimal slides and in five color variations. It’s also easy to customize thanks to image placeholders that make it easy to drag and drop your content in.

3. Rapid - Modern School and Education PowerPoint Template

Rapid - Modern School and Education PowerPoint Template

The Rapid PowerPoint template is a modern template designed with school and education presentations in mind. The template comes with 36 unique slides and easily editable image placeholders. The template was designed in widescreen format and you can change colors and fonts to your liking.

4. Thinkids PowerPoint Template - Bright Education PowerPoint Template

Thinkids PowerPoint Template - Bright Education PowerPoint Template

This PowerPoint template is an excellent choice if you’re making a presentation for lower classes. The template features a bright color scheme and comes with vector editable elements, image placeholders, and a grand total of 80 slides. On top of that, the template has 11 built-in color schemes and includes subtle slide animations.

5. Abel PowerPoint Template - Clean Education PowerPoint Template

Abel PowerPoint Template - Clean Education PowerPoint Template

Consider the Abel PowerPoint template if you’re looking for a clean and minimal way to present your topic. This template comes with 82 unique slides and 6000 vector icons that you can use in your presentations. The template also includes 10 color themes and is fully animated. On top of that, the Abel template was designed in the widescreen format.

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Best Free Education PowerPoint Templates for Teachers

Below, you’ll find the best free education PowerPoint templates that were designed with teachers in mind so you can create beautiful presentations for your students. 

1. Free Education PowerPoint Template

Free Education PowerPoint Template

This education PowerPoint template has a versatile design which makes it a good choice for any type of presentation. You’ll get four unique slide designs and a template designed both in 16:9 and 4:3 formats.

2. Free Blue Education PowerPoint Template

This modern blue education PowerPoint template offers four premade slides and is suitable for a literary, history or art presentation. The template was designed in both widescreen and standard screen format. 

3. Laptop Education PowerPoint Template

Use this free educational PowerPoint template for teachers if you’re giving a presentation on the topic of technology or computer science. The template is easy to customize and comes with four premade slide designs.

4. Free Academics PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Consider this free academic PPT template if you’re looking for a template designed with college students in mind. The design is suitable for topics about student life as well as various topics such as history, literature or any other humanistic study. 

5. Chalkboard Free Education PowerPoint Template

Chalkboard Free Education PowerPoint Template

This chalkboard education template can be downloaded straight from the Microsoft website and has a variety of slides that will help you create an engaging presentation for your students. 

6. Free Academic Template for PowerPoint

Try this PPT template for education if you’re looking for an academic-style presentation. The template features an elegant design with its wide, taupe-gray bands and matching pinstripes.

7. Free Education PowerPoint Template for Science Presentations

This free education PowerPoint template features a design suitable for science presentations and even comes with sample content to help you create the presentation for your students.

8. Widescreen Chalkboard Presentation for PowerPoint

This fun presentation template is a good starting point for presentations tailored for lower classes and younger audiences. The template was designed in widescreen format and you can customize the colors and fonts to your liking.

9. Free Quiz-Style PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Make exam time less stressful by turning it into a fun quiz. With the help of this PowerPoint template, you can do just that. The template allows you to create five categories with five questions with increasing point values. Instructions are included with the template.

10. Free Education PowerPoint Template

Free Education PowerPoint Template

This free education PowerPoint template was designed to showcase an illustration of the schoolyard. It makes a good choice for daycare or lower grade presentations. 

11. Free Back to School Education Template

If you’re about to teach a new class, this education PowerPoint template will be a good starting point. Use it to help your students get to know you and the class material you will cover.

12. Free Academics PowerPoint Template

Use this academic PowerPoint template if you’re making a presentation for a graduating class. The template comes with four premade slides and was designed in widescreen format. 

13. Free PowerPoint Template for Teachers In Flat Style

Consider this free PowerPoint template for teachers if you need to design a presentation for a humanities class. The template has three unique slide designs and you can tweak colors and fonts to your liking.

14. Free School PowerPoint Template

This school PowerPoint template is a good choice for any presentation that deals with literature or even linguistics. The template has three master slides which you can duplicate as needed. 

15. Free Science PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Free Science PowerPoint Template for Teachers

For any science presentation, try this free PowerPoint template. If features a colorful and fun design with lab equipment. It comes with three master slides that can be customized to your needs and duplicated as needed.

16. Free School PowerPoint Template

This is a versatile school PowerPoint template that makes a good starting point for any type of presentation. The template has three master slides and comes in a variety of sizes.

17. Free School PowerPoint Template for Teachers

This school PowerPoint template is a good choice for a literary presentation or a language class. The template comes in a variety of sizes and has four master slides that can be customized and duplicated as needed.

18. Free Academics PowerPoint Template

Use this versatile school PowerPoint template for any type of presentation. It can be customized to your needs and you can reuse it multiple times for different topics. The template has four master slides to get you started.

19. Free Education PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Here, we have another free PowerPoint template for teachers that can be used to introduce yourself to new students or for back to school presentations to go over the curriculum and other important information your students need to know. 

20. Free School PowerPoint Template for Teachers

Free School PowerPoint Template for Teachers

This free school PowerPoint template can be used for all kinds of school presentations and it works well for both elementary and higher education presentations. It comes with four master slides that can be customized to your needs.

5 Tips to Make Great Educational PowerPoint Presentations

Once you've found the perfect PowerPoint template for your academic or teacher presentation, you'll need to customize it to your needs. Here are five tips that'll help you make a great educational presentation and get the most out of your PowerPoint template. 

1. Tailor the Template to the Topic

The first tip is to tailor your PowerPoint template to the topic of your presentation. If your presentation is about science, you don’t want to use a template that has an art or history theme for example. This will require a lot more customization than using a template that’s already made with a certain topic in mind.

University School Education PowerPoint Template
University School Education PowerPoint Template

2. Include Plenty of Images and Graphs 

Countless studies show that we memorize information better when we can visualize it. If you want to help your students remember your presentation better, use charts, graphs, images, and other visual elements instead of relying on a lot of text.

3. Use Bright Colors to Draw More Attention

Using bright colors such as red, yellow, orange and green will help keep your students interested in the presentation and make it easier to highlight the most important information.

Phantom Education PowerPoint Template
Phantom Education PowerPoint Template

4. Keep the Presentation Short 

Considering the length of an average class, it’s best to keep your presentation short. This will allow students to ask questions after. You can even organize a debate to help students absorb and retain the material better.

5. Let Your Students Ask Questions or Engage in a Conversation 

Directly tied with the point above, allowing your students to engage in a discussion about the presentation and ask questions makes them more likely to remember the material. It'll also help them feel more involved and more inclined to participate in the class later on.

iEdu PowerPoint Template
iEdu PowerPoint Template

Learn More About Using PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a powerful program with many great features. It can be a little daunting if you’ve never worked with it before. If you want to learn more about PowerPoint or simply  brush up on your PowerPoint skills, we've got plenty of tutorials to help you. Here are a few:

Make an Engaging Presentation With a Beautiful Education PowerPoint Template

Creating an engaging presentation for your class is easy when you have a gorgeous education PowerPoint template to use as a starting point. We've just shared some of the best premium templates to create a school presentation in PPT. We've also shared some free educational PowerPoint templates.

If you’re looking for the best education PowerPoint template for teachers, be sure to stop by Envato Elements and check out our selection of beautifully designed PowerPoint templates. And if you want to buy individual PowerPoint templates, be sure to stop by GraphicRiver and peruse our best-selling PowerPoint templates

Why not download a school presentation PPT template for your next academic presentation today?

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