School Devices Program

Our School Devices Program

“Technologies that facilitate the co-creation of knowledge or those that encourage self-discovery and personalised learning opportunities are especially valuable in providing stimulation and creativity to all learners. Using these, students and teachers can access new knowledge, communicate with experts outside the College and tap into resources across geographical boundaries, as well as collaborate with parents and the local community.”

Our school has heavily invested in our school network at both campuses (Derrimut and Tarneit) with hardware, software, teaching tools, interactive panels, and digital technologies program to support the new Victorian Curriculum model. Digital technologies are catered for at both campuses with a variety of devices that correlate with our school curriculum, also our school infrastructure of a multicampus allows students to collaborate with digital learning and media streaming across both campuses.  

 

Information Resource Centre (IRC) plays an integral part of Baden Powell's information hub as our central communications point in which both campuses have an extensive catalog of books, e-books, cameras, video production equipment, drones, iPads, computer labs, media equipment (professional media systems used as an industry standard) and a wide array of Wireless Access Points (WAPs) in all rooms and open areas.

Baden Powell has partnered with Centrecom Technologies to offer parents an affordable option for a student notebook to accommodate with your child’s learning and progression onto senior education. It is vital that parents take up on our school devices program to enhance and further develop your student's skills onto the progression of senior studies.

We support Windows editions but they must be Home or Pro. We DO NOT support Windows RT, Windows 10 S Mode or Windows 11 S Mode and Chromebooks. Students are provided with a fully licensed complete version of Office 365 Software.

 

Our Technology Program

My child is in Prep, Grade 1 or Grade 2 in 2024:

  • These students have access to a bank of iPads available in their classroom.

 

My child is in Grades 3 or 4 in 2024:

  • Students in grades 3 to 4 will have a class set of computers (1:5 ratio) that the school will provide for school learning for students who choose not to purchase their own device.

 

My child is in Year 5 or 6 in 2024:

  • Students in Grades 5 and 6 are strongly encouraged to purchase a device to support their learning at BPC and at home. If families choose to take up this option, Centrecom is the college’s preferred supplier. 
  • Classroom teachers will have access to devices through the library booking system.  This will ensure learning continues to embed ICT where required.
  • Teachers will collaborate and plan lessons ensuring ICT opportunities are utilised in the classroom.

 

My child is in Year 7 to 9 in 2024:

  • Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are advised that purchasing their own device is essential to support learning at BPC and at home. CentreCom is the college’s preferred supplier of devices through the Baden Powell portal accessible below. 
  • The College will endeavour to provide devices for students in year 7, 8 and 9 to support students who haven’t purchased their own device.  These, however, will be limited.  

Important information about supplier – Centrecom

  • CentreCom is Baden Powell College’s preferred supplier for Bring You Own Device (BYOD). The Baden Powell purchasing portal can be accessed by clicking the CentreCom icon below..

 

 

 

School Identification Code: BPC3029

 

 

BYOD information brochure 

 

Click here to access the BYOD Information Evening Video

 

Click here to access Centrecom Portal

 

Click here to access FAQs