Networking/ Wireless Networks

This section covers information and advice on 'Networking/ Wireless Networks'. If schools need advice in this specific area, please email us at ictadvice@pdst.ie

 

Wireless/Wifi Technical and Purchasing Considerations :
The Wireless purchasing framework that had been in place for schools for the last 4 years, and which many schools and ETBs successfully used to procure wifi has recently expired. If you are considering purchasing and installing suitable Wifi in your school and are seeking objective advice, including technical advice, please email us at ictadvice@pdst.ie 

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In addition, for Post Primary schools involved in new build or refurbishment programmes a new ‘Guidance Document for the Provision of Wireless Network Installations in Post Primary Schools’ has been put in place. This document will assist schools and other parties in working with their school builders and architects, in helping to understand the new wifi-enabled building specification, and in how it has evolved to support mobile learning and wifi in schools. The guideline is available here:

For Primary or Special schools involved in new builds or refurbishments a new ‘Guidance Document for the Provision of Wireless Network Installations in Primary Schools’ is available. This document will assist schools and other parties in working with their school builders and architects, in helping to understand the new wifi-enabled building specification, and in how it has evolved to support mobile learning and wifi in schools. The document is available here: