16 – Google Meet


Previous known as Google Hangouts Meet, it is now known as Google Meet. It is a place to hold impromptu video meetings as well as scheduled virtual training classes around the world

Websites: meet.google.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 22
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 48
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 7

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 16 2019: 93 2018: 85 2017: 85 2016: 41 2015: 23 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Some comments on Google Meet in 2021

“Easy to communicate and teach students face to face in online.” Caroline, teacher, Malaysia

“For live lessons with my students while we are in lockdown mode” K12 Math and computer science teacher, Croatia

“Video conferencing with colleagues, customers and friends. Teaching and communication tool” Managing Director, UK

“Internal meetings; best way to meet-up online with your colleagues.” Jos Berden, Blended Learning Professional, Netherlands

Previous comments

“Easy to use when you’re using Google Suite products.” Blended learning professional, Netherlands, 2020

“This was great when I wanted to schedule weekly meetings with my classes during remote learning. I could also create fast meetings for one-on-one course refreshers.” Jared, Visual Art Educator, USA, 2020

“Meet was my friend during the pandemic. Our class held all our meetings on Google Meet, and it was very simple. I am anxious to try out some of the new features next year!” Librarian, 2020

“I still bounce between 3 or 4 meeting platforms every day. Meet remains my go-to.”JD, LearnGeek, Canada

Quick Guide to Google Meet 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Google Meet for teaching, training, learning and development.

Access to the Quick Guides is currently only for registered users. Registration will open up again shortly.