SharePoint MVP and Microsoft partner, Alex Pearce from BFC Networks, has created a very useful starter manual for Office 365 for education.
This starter manual will give you a step by step guide to implementing Office 365 for education for your school or college. It will include the subscription process, how to register your first domain to some simple Exchange, Lync and SharePoint housekeeping.
The guide can be downloaded directly from BFC Networks. Alternatively, you can view/download the full eBook below.