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The GOAT Update was a major update to Education Edition. Development for this update started with beta Education Edition 1.17.30.2. This update brought the Nether Update and Caves & Cliffs: Part I features to Education Edition, as well as Flipgrid and Microsoft Teams integrations.[1][2][3] Education Edition 1.17.30 was released on November 2, 2021.

Additions[]

Items[]

Photos
  • The item form of the in-game photos taken with the Camera.
  • Can be put into and taken out from Portfolios.
  • Can be placed in item frames and inserted into book and quills.

General[]

All the skins from the Friends! Skin Pack

Features

Added features from the Nether Update and Caves & Cliffs: Part I.

Skin packs
  • Added the Friends! Skin Pack.

Changes[]

General[]

Flipgrid and Microsoft Teams
Library
  • Renamed folders for Starter Worlds, Build Plates, History & Culture, Equity & Inclusion, Literacy & Language.
  • Added a new folder called “Climate & Sustainability”.
Multiplayer
  • Now supports up to 40-players multi-player.

Fixes[]

v1.17.30.52
  • Fixes an issue that caused a "Sign-in required" error on specific proxy environments.[4]

Gallery[]

References[]

  1. "What's new in the GOAT Update (version 1.17.30.5)" (archived) – Minecraft Education Edition Support.
  2. "The GOAT Update Celebrates a Minecraft Milestone!" – Minecraft Education Edition.
  3. "Feature Walkthrough Minecraft: Education Edition GOAT Beta (version 1.17.30)" (archived) – Minecraft Education Edition Support.
  4. "GOAT Update (1.17.30) Feedback" – Minecraft Education Edition Support.
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