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Personal Devices On School / District Networks

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Results of a survey, via Twitter, of educator's ability to connect devices to the school / district's network.

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Personal Devices On School / District Networks

  1. 2. 55 Responses
  2. 3. QUESTION 1: Does your school (district or board) allow personal computers / devices to be connected to the network?
  3. 4. QUESTION 1: Does your school (district or board) allow personal computers / devices to be connected to the network? Ontario
  4. 5. QUESTION 1: Does your school (district or board) allow personal computers / devices to be connected to the network? Canada Ontario Manitoba Alberta British Columbia Newfoundland
  5. 6. Why not? <ul><li>33 % Virus Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>18.5% Security </li></ul><ul><li>Other: Extra work </li></ul><ul><li>But: </li></ul><ul><li>Two districts are changing their policies to allow personal devices to connect to the internet. & Most districts ‘allow’ USB drive devices. </li></ul>
  6. 7. How? <ul><li>No precautions. </li></ul><ul><li>Devices are scanned by district staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers must show proof of anti-virus. </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi network access (only) for personal devices. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via a registered network. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest Wi-Fi access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The wireless network covers the entire school and has three secure VLANs running on it, PLCSydney, PLCMobile and PLCGuest. </li></ul><ul><li>HP Procurve Networking (with guest access). </li></ul>

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