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Brisbane Water Secondary College - Woy Woy Campus

Brisbane Water Secondary College - Woy Woy Campus

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BYOD - Bring Your Own Device

BWSC is an advocate of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. It allow students to bring their own personal electronic device such as popular tablets and laptops to school and access online resources via the schools DEC filtered wireless network at no cost to students.

The aim is to assist students in developing their 21st century skills, perform better academically and provide enhanced communication between their teacher/s.

The school has a growing list of teaching and learning resources accessible 24 hours a day via their own Google Apps for Education (GAFE) domain. This includes assessment tasks, worksheets, past examinations and resources used by teachers in their lessons. Google Apps for Education.

Smart phones will not be allowed in the BYOD program as they are not seen as educationally beneficial and can be used by students to access unfiltered online material via personal hotspots. 

The school will not take any responsibility for personal BYOD devices or provide any technical support.

Teachers and staff are allowed to exercise discretion in the use of BYOD devices in the classroom.

Additional documents to assist in your understanding are located below.


Key points addressed and contact details - BWSC BYOD Letter


BYOD Policy -   BWSC BYOD Policy

Frequently Asked Questions


DEC BYOD Device Options and Support

BYOD Minimum Requirements

DEC Wireless Connection

Hardware Connection Guide (pdf 4532 KB)

Free Software

Software webpage