BYOD at MAGS (Bring Your Own Device)

Welcome to BYOD at Mount Albert Grammar School

Students at Mount Albert Grammar School are required to bring a personal computing device for use in class to support their learning.

The school has reviewed which devices are best suited for our students’ needs and they may bring either a MacBook, a Windows laptop, an iPad with a keyboard or a Chromebook as their digital learning device.

There will be a BYOD drop-in question time from 3.30pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday 13 November in the school library. Parents are encouraged to come along to discuss which device from those recommended will best suit their child’s needs.

Smartphones are not considered as a suitable main device in the BYOD programme, but can be used in class for educational purposes with teacher approval.

Please feel free to e-mail me if these BYOD pages do not answer your queries.

Regards

Elise Goddard (Mrs)
Director of E-Learning: [email protected]

Digital Citizenship

The School encourages students to participate in society as good digital citizens where they are technically capable, digitally literate and socially responsible.

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Adobe & Office 365

Students and their families have free access 15 licences for Microsoft Office.

Individual students may also purchase a yearly subscription for a full-featured licence for Adobe Creative Cloud.

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BYOD – Which Device?

Students may bring either a MacBook, a Windows laptop, an iPad with a keyboard or a Chromebook as their digital learning device.

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Current offers for the purchase
of a device

The school offers two online BYOD portals where parents may purchase devices and accessories at competitive prices.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Required Apps for iPads

If your child is bringing an iPad, please ensure that they have their own Apple ID so they can download any further apps at school.

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