Device Program

Each year the school reviews our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program against the needs of our girls and the curriculum. There have been some exciting changes to the program for 2020 which are outlined below. The aim of this program is to streamline the development of skills and teach ownership, responsibility and appropriate use.

Kinder - Year 1
Students are provided access to shared iPads in the classroom.
iPads are school managed and remain in the classroom. These devices are covered under school levies. More information about these devices can be found at www.apple.com.au/ipad

Years 2 - 4
All students are provided with a School-owned iPad.
iPads are school managed and remain in the classroom. These devices are covered under school levies. More information about these devices can be found at www.apple.com.au/ipad

Years 5 - 6
All students are provided with a School-owned Chromebook.
Chromebooks are school managed but may travel to and from home with students when required. These devices are covered under school levies. More information about these devices can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/en_au/chromebook/

Years 7 - 12
Students in Year 7 - 12 are required to bring their own laptop. Any Apple or Windows Laptop running a current operating system is acceptable.
Laptops can be purchased at any reputable retailer. Fahan School students are provided an educational discount at The School Locker. Their products can be found at https://theschoollocker.com.au/schools/fahan-school

Laptops are personally managed. These devices are purchased by the family and not covered under school levies or insurance. iPads recently purchased for school use are permitted as usable devices.

For parents needing to purchase a device, an online store, provided by the School’s supplier, The School Locker, is available at https://theschoollocker.com.au/ Please follow the instructions on the the attached information to create an account. You can also purchase directly at School Locker Cambridge Park. Please note, It is not a requirement that you purchase through this option. You are welcome to purchase from any IT supplier.

If you have any further questions about the program, please don’t hesitate to contact Mr Chris Summers, ICT Co-ordinator, at summersc@fahan.tas.edu.au or Mr William Lelong, Manager of ICT and AV Services, at lelongw@fahan.tas.edu.au.

 

 

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