Adobe Express: Injecting Creativity into Non-Creative HE/FE Departments

Last updated: 22nd November 2023

What is Adobe Express?

Adobe Express is the fast, easy and fun all-in-one app, and with Firefly’s Creative Generative AI built in, it now offers even more!

In the world of education, creativity isn’t confined to art and design classes alone. While creative courses still demand the full suite of Adobe creative apps such as Photoshop and Premiere Pro, non-creative education departments can also benefit immensely from the power of visual communication and engaging content.

Adobe Express, a user-friendly design tool, offers a seamless solution for educators looking to elevate their teaching materials and captivate their audience. In this blog, we’ll explore some ways in which Adobe Express can be a game-changer for non-creative education departments.

Creating eye-catching presentations

Gone are the days of dull, text-heavy presentations. Adobe Express allows educators to transform their presentations into visually stunning experiences.

With a variety of templates and design options, even the least design-savvy individuals can create professional-looking slideshows that capture and maintain the audience’s attention.

Engaging lesson plans

Adobe Express provides a dynamic platform for crafting interactive and engaging lesson plans. Whether it’s a history timeline, a science experiment summary or a literature analysis, educators can use Adobe Express to infuse creativity into their materials.

The platform’s intuitive design tools make it easy to incorporate images, videos and other multimedia elements. See examples of what science, business and engineering students are making with Adobe Creative Cloud here: Adobe Creative Cloud Projects for Higher Ed (

Effortless video creation

Video content is a powerful educational tool and Adobe Express makes video creation accessible to everyone. Non-creative education departments can use the platform to produce instructional videos, project explanations or even virtual field trips. The drag-and-drop interface simplifies the video-making process, enabling educators to focus on content rather than technicalities.

Professional-looking social media posts

In an era where social media, such as Instagram and TikTok, play a crucial role in communication, non-creative education departments can use Adobe Express to create visually appealing posts.

Whether it’s promoting an upcoming event, sharing student achievements or simply keeping the community informed, Adobe Express’s templates and customisation options make it easy to maintain a professional online presence.

Encouraging student creativity

Adobe Express is not just for educators; it’s a tool that can inspire students to unleash their creativity. Non-creative education departments can incorporate Adobe Express into projects, assignments, and collaborative activities. This not only enhances the visual appeal of student work but also cultivates valuable digital communication skills.

Consistent branding

Establishing a consistent visual identity is crucial for any organisation, including non-creative education departments. Adobe Express enables the creation of branded materials, ensuring that all communications, presentations and social media posts align with the department’s identity.

Adobe Express: in summary

Within education, creativity knows no bounds. Adobe Express provides a user-friendly and accessible platform for non-creative education departments to elevate their materials, engage their audience and foster a culture of innovation.

By harnessing the power of design and visual communication, educators can transform the learning experience and equip students with valuable skills for the future. Whether you’re crafting presentations, designing lesson plans or creating social media content, Adobe Express opens up a world of possibilities for non-creative education professionals.

Start using Adobe Express today!

While Adobe Express is in no way designed to replace Adobe Creative Cloud’s professional standard creative tools, within Higher and Further Education, Adobe Express can complement your existing Creative Cloud subscription by injecting creativity into your non-creative departments.

To get set up with Adobe Express, please get in touch with our friendly Adobe HE/FE specialist Eldi Berkshire today on 01974 200 212 /

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