Find out how to get Turnitin software for your school, who can use it, product options available and how to get support.

Level of complianceMain audienceOther


  • Principals and Tumukai
  • Teachers and Kaiako
  • School ICT Specialists
  • Boards
  • Administrators
  • External ICT Providers

What software is available

Turnitin software assists teachers in providing feedback and ensures authentic student work that enables students to grow as writers and critical thinkers. Turnitin makes it simple for teachers to address plagiarism and student collusion.

Turnitin Similarity (for Microsoft Teams) and Turnitin Feedback Studio (for Google SSO)

Turnitin Similarity or Feedback Studio assists teachers provide feedback and ensures authentic student work, that enables students to grow as writers and critical thinkers. Whether you use Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom or Google Single Sign-On, Turnitin makes it simple for teachers to address plagiarism and student collusion.

Turnitin Similarity(external link) | Turnitin Similarity introduction video(external link)

Turnitin Feedback Studio(external link) | Turnitin Feedback Studio introduction video(external link)

 Both options offer:

  • Turnitin Similarity Scores that quickly summarise the percentage of a student’s submission that matches sources in Turnitin’s extensive internet, student paper, and academic journal databases.
  • Turnitin Similarity Reports that help educators identify and turn potential plagiarism into teachable moments by highlighting passages from student work to highly similar material.
  • Formative learning opportunities for students when they review Similarity Reports and self-correct work prior to final submission to their teachers.


Turnitin Gradescope is an assessment platform that reduces the pain and time associated with traditional marking. It provides integrated technology solutions to help teachers digitally collect, organise and store work, streamline marking workflows for paper-based exams and assignments, online homework, and programming projects; and identify student and class trends with robust statistics and dashboards. It is particularly suited to STEM-based subjects.

Gradescope(external link) | Turnitin Gradescope introductory video(external link)

Gradescope (basic) is offered free to NZ schools for a limited two-term period (until 1 Dec 2021).

Discounted rates for schools

New Zealand state, state-integrated and private schools can benefit from discounted education pricing.

Email Jeremy Burnet for pricing information: jburnet@turnitin.com

Duration of the Turnitin licence rights

An annual agreement renewed each year according to requirements.

How to get Turnitin software

 You will need the following information to get started with Turnitin:

  • school name
  • school number
  • product of interest
  • number of students enrolled at your school.

Email to Turnitin’s New Zealand Account Manager Jeremy Burnet: jburnet@turnitin.com

A meeting will be setup to determine your exact requirements and answer your questions, including pricing enquiries. A demonstration of the software can also be requested.

Training for Turnitin

Turnitin’s Professional Education Services team can tailor online or onsite specific training programs for your school, get in touch discuss your requirements.

Email Turnitin’s New Zealand Account Manager Jeremy Burnet: jburnet@turnitin.com

Turnitin provides on-demand and live discovery into Turnitin’s solutions through their webinars website.

Turnitin webinars(external link)

Gradescope provides training video tutorials on marking (grading), course management and assignment workflows.

Get started with Gradescope(external link)


The Turnitin Support Centre provides knowledge articles, user guides and a place to create 'support case' tickets to get personal help for those trickier situations.

Turnitin Support Centre(external link)


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