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BYOd LAPTOP PROGRAM 2018

29/11/2017
Maroochydore State High School’s 1:1 Laptop program involves students bringing their personally owned Windows or Apple device to school each day. 
 
Key factors to consider
·         Connectivity Fee  $40
·         You will need your own insurance and/or accidental damage insurance
·         Your device must meet minimum Specifications (See BYOd Charter or BYOd Pamphlet)
·         Will the device run the software necessary for all of my subjects?
·         Our computer technicians are not permitted to repair hardware or software issues on BYOd devices.  They will however provide support and advice where possible.
·         Adobe Design Web is available for free
·         Microsoft Office 365 is available for free
·         Internet is filtered while students are at school
 
What do I need to do to be part of this exciting program?
·         Read the BYOd charter information booklet and BYOd Pamphlet. 
·         Purchase a device that meets the Minimum Specs – Download BYOd documents to the right to obtain minimum specs for devices
·         Complete and return the BYOd Student Participation and Connectivity request
·         Pay $40 to the school cashier
·         Student takes receipt and device to School Technician in A19 for connection assistance.
 
Purchasing Options
Parents are able to purchase laptops from local retailers, online retailers or computer shops. 
Parents may also like to purchase from one of our purchasing portals.  These portals contain a selection of laptops that meet the schools minimum specifications and also allow you to purchase accessories and Accidental Damage Insurance.  The accidental damage and warranty options when purchasing from the Dell and Acer portals also allow the devices to be repaired on site at Maroochydore SHS. 
 
Dell Purchasing Portal
Click
here to access the purchasing portal
https://myschoolshop-qld.datacom.com.au/maroochydoreshs
Access Key: maroochydore
Password: maroochydore

Acer Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the purchasing portal
http://byod.acer.com.au//school/mashs/index.php/byod-store.html
No password required

Apple Purchasing Portal (Coming Soon)
Shane Hilder, HOD, IT