Session 102

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in a Primary School – Dean Finch (Assistant Principal, Harrington Street PS)

Theme: LeadIT

Type: Showcase

Duration: 1 hr

Target Audience: School Leaders and Executive

Aim: This year, Harrington St PS will be trialing a BYOD model for students. In 2012, the school had 2 Year 6 classes piloting the idea in term 4 and is now embarking on a full trial this year. The session will work through the process of making BYOD a reality in a school, including; the development of an implementation policy, research into BYOD, getting the hardware/Wi-Fi capability to handle the extra devices, student/staff user agreements + more.

Requirements: All types of devices are suitable.


Files for the Workshop below:

If using a PC, Mac or Tablet that can edit Microsoft Word Docs you can use the document below:

BYOD in Primary

If using an iPad and you have Pages installed you can click the link below on your iPad and select open in Pages:

Pages Version for iPad

Here is also a pdf version as a last resort…..though you won’t be able to edit this one!

BYOD in Primary pdf version


Extra Resource files

Alberta BYOD Guide and iPad report:

byod guide revised 2012-09-05

ipad report – final version 2012-03-20

BYOD Briefing Paper:

BYOD_Briefing PaperK12_final

DEC Wireless flyer:


Aruba Instant IAP 105 Information:


Aruba Instant User Guide_6.1.3.4-