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The Taminmin Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) refers to students bringing a personally owned device to school for the purpose of learning. Students will have the opportunity to bring their own laptop or tablet to school and connect to our wireless network for the purpose of enhancing their learning. The laptop or tablet must be able to connect to the school WiFi and students will be able to download Microsoft Office 365 as supplied by the Department of Education.

Before students bring their device to school, they will be required to sign a BYOD Student Agreement that sets out how the device can be used at school.







    Webmail access (Emails)

    Webmail NT Schools

    External link

    Office 365

    Login microsoft online

    External link

    BYOD Wireless connection





    Operating System

    Windows 10

    Apple: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher

    iPad: iOS 6 or higher

    Android: Jelly Bean (4.1 – 4.3) and above

    Chrome OS

    All Windows 10 and Mac computers can be connected with the NT Schools Guest network allowing users to access the internet.

    Please note: Chrome OS will not allow students to install the free Office desktop and mobile apps, which allow them to work on their Office documents while offline.


    Minimum 1 year Most vendors will offer 1 year warranty however it is recommended at least 2 years of warranty is purchased.

    Physical Size

    Laptop or Tablet

    Minimum 10 inch screen

    For continuous usage screen size must be large enough to reduce the impact on eye strain.


    Minimum 8 GB RAM RAM is important for applications which will be run from the device rather than using web or department hosted services.


    Minimum 128 GB 256 GB is recommended, however, a 128 GB HDD or SSD with suffice. All students have access to free cloud storage through the departments Microsoft OneDrive service.

    Wireless Compatibility

    Device must support IEEE 802.11n (Wireless N) or later
    Most modern devices support Wireless AC and should be backwards compatible to Wireless N


    Minimum 6 hours battery life It is recommended that students charge devices at home. Taminmin has a lockable charging station.


    Keyboard for tablet devices
    Protective case/cover
    Typing on screen reduces visible area and not recommended for extended period use.


    Virus protection and all devices must be up to date with all critical patches and OS security updates. All computers (Windows and Apple Mac) should have an anti-virus program installed and kept up to date. There are many antivirus programs available both paid and free versions. Also ensure the computer is kept up to date with all security updates.


    Students can download Microsoft Office desktop and mobile apps for free onto their personal devices using their NTSchools accounts. Parents are not required to purchase MS Office Suite for their Children. 


    Contact us

    P: 08 89 83 7000
    F: (08) 89882351


    Postal Address

    PO Box 21
    Humpty Doo, NT, 0836

    Physical Address

    Challoner Circuit
    Humpty Doo, NT, 0836

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