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Bring Your Own Device

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOX) Program

The Bring Your Own Device Program is a compulsory technology initiative that Narangba Valley State High School initiated in 2016. This program allows students to use their personal laptop device in the classroom with limited access to the Department's Information Communication Technology (ICT) network. As of 2020, participation in the BYOX program is compulsory for Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 as well the SMA (Science, Maths Academy) students, Year 12 students are welcome and encouraged to participate. From 2021 onwards, the BYOX program will be compulsory for all students in all year levels.

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Am I eligible for the BYOX Program?

The BYOX Program is open for all students to participate in. However, it is imperative that these devices have the capacity to enhance the student’s learning. For this reason Narangba Valley State High School has provided an eligibility guideline, outlining the minimum specifications and features a device must have to be deemed appropriate for use in the classroom. At present, eligible device types are limited to laptop computers. Tablets and Smartphones are currently ineligible.

Restrictions and security for online activity

All devices connected to the department’s ICT network, including personal devices, are subject to strict filtered internet restrictions; ensuring students can only access online educational material whilst using the internet on the school campus. Students will be able to access their individual school file storage whilst connected to the Department’s network.

Support and maintenance

It is important to note that Narangba Valley SHS takes no responsibility for the security, integrity or insurance for any personal device used as part of the BYOX program; nor will the school provide any further IT support beyond the initial consultation and connection of the device. Charging of personal devices will not be allowed at the school due to strict guidelines by the Department regarding use of electrical outlets by students.

How to apply

The BYOX Charter: 2017 Guide for Parents and Students document outlines the process for applying to the BYOX program. It also includes the full terms of the BYOX agreement.

                    


Where can devices be purchased?

Narangba Valley State High School cannot specifically advise one supplier over another, however we can share with you a number of vendor portals for purchasing portable devices. There is no restriction on where the device is sourced from, as long as it meets the minimum specifications. Please see related links at the right of the page.


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Last reviewed 15 November 2019
Last updated 15 November 2019