Gosford Public School

Honour before Honours

Telephone02 4349 3600

Emailgosford-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Technology For Learning Specifications

T4L Devices and Specifications

GPS Recommended Devices:

  • Windows Laptop (Windows 10)
  • Chromebook
  • Neverware Converted Laptop

Prior to purchasing or using an already purchased device, parents and students should be made aware of the following technology standards required for devices used within schools:

  • The DoE wireless network installed in primary schools operates on the 802.11ac & 802.11n 5Ghz standard.
  • Devices with 802.11a/b/g or 802.11n 2.4Ghz only will not be able to connect.
  • The battery life of the device should be capable of lasting 5 hours minimum of constant use without charge.
  • Device hardware specifications must meet the minimum (ideally the recommended) specifications of the operating system and all applications.
  • Currently supported and up-to-date Operating System.

Other considerations when purchasing a device include:

  • Antivirus & Malware protection
  • Extended warranty
  • Device insurance
  • Protective casing (scratch/impact/liquid-splash resistant)
  • Additional or spare battery packs
  • Ergonomics (is this device comfortable to use for an entire school day)