Implementation of BYODD will begin with Year 7, 2019. This means that parents are required to either purchase or use a laptop that they currently own, which meets the College’s specifications, for their daughter’s use at school.
The College is designating the following device(s) for Year 7 2019
Why BYODD? At Our Lady of Mercy Catholic College, our vision for learning fosters a love of deep learning, encourages students to think critically and creatively and provides a foundation for authentic learning. All students will have the opportunity to engage in learning that incorporates real‐life experiences, technology, and tools that are already familiar to them. Learning is enriched through interactions with community members. The effective use of technology can support this vision for learning and can thereby bring authentic learning into the classroom. (Horizon Report 2015 p5)
The College will provide the following support for BYODD:
Support the College does not offer:
If you require any further information please refer to the OLMC Burraneer BYODD FAQ document or contact Mr Andrew Mackenzie (Research and Information Coordinator) at the College on 9544 1966.