With the launch of the new Office for consumers, and Office 365 for education customers, there's also a new batch of resources to help partners who are developing apps for Office, Office 365 for education, and SharePoint. With the new Office, publishers can create apps that can be sold through the Office Store to users. It's an ideal way for education partners to reach new customers, as the marketplace is directly accessible from within the Office software. You can read more background about the ideas for building education applications for Office here, including app ideas, and scenarios for building apps for teachers and others in education establishments.
The Office team have now created a bunch of new resources, to help you to create your first app, as well as covering developing Office apps in more depth, including APIs and app samples. You can find all the samples and resources on the links below, and links to the new developer forums: