Bring Your Own Device Program

This page is intended for parents and students who are attending a New Westminster school that is participating in the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
program. The District believes that it is essential to teach our students the skills necessary to
use, create and interact with technology ethically, competently and thoughtfully, to become
responsible digital citizens. Integrating technology seamlessly into our curriculum is a key
part in being an innovative school district that prepares students for lifelong learning. A BYOD
program improves flexibility and access to online resources and digital tools, which enhance digital literacy skills. It promotes individualized learning as personal devices can be customized to fit the needs of the learner and provide easier access to assistive technology.

Schools participating in BYOD are encouraging students to bring a personal electronic device,
such as a Windows laptop, to school each day to be used in learning activities. Students who do
not have a device that can be brought to school will have access to school-owned devices at