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1:1 Netbook Program

At Brighton Secondary College there are two models for provision of netbooks to students available to parents. Access to the College wireless network is provided for both models.

Managed BYOD

Parents purchase or rent a Netbook through the Managed BYOD scheme via the JB Hi Fi (Education Division) portal.

The portal can be found here: http://jbeducation.com.au/byod and use code: bsc2017.

Relevant information:

  • Support managed by college technicians at school
  • Next day on-site support
  • Business grade “hardened” device
  • Parts supply guarantee
  • All required software provided
  • Supports common teaching and learning programs

BYOD

Parents may provide a Netbook or Laptop of their own choice. Tablets are not permitted.

Minimum Netbook requirements:
For the purpose of BYOD use in class, iPods or smartphones and tablets are not considered a suitable replacement for a Netbook.

  • Physically connected keyboard
  • Must have a USB port
  • 6 hours battery life or more.
  • Minimum 10" screen

Relevant information:

  • Support provided by your retail outlet and managed by parents and students
  • Repair time unknown
  • Limited software supplied by College
  • No guarantee of parts availability

For information on how to join your device to the College network, printing and installing software please visit the BYOD section here https://go.brightonsc.vic.edu.au.

Our ICT Technicians are available to answer questions and to give assistance. However, if you choose to bring your own device, the school does not manage, support, own or service the device – it’s your device.

Equity Policy

We have developed an Equity Policy to operate alongside our 1:1 Device Policy. The Equity Policy outlines a number of strategies the school may take, in consultation with you, to ensure access to 1:1 devices. If you are concerned about the costs associated with the 1:1 device program, you can apply for consideration through, familyfinance@brightonsc.vic.edu.au

If you have any questions or queries, please contact our staff at byod@brightonsc.vic.edu.au.

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