1:1 vs BYOD in Education Infographic
Both 1:1 and BYOD have pros and cons. Some schools even using a mix of both solutions. The best solution is always based on what fits your school's needs. To help visualize the decision process, the team at SecurEdge Networks has developed the 1:1 vs BYOD in Education Infographic.
While both 1:1 and BYOD require wireless network infrastructure upgrades, BYOD's users are providing the device
1:1 bring uniform integration of technology to every class which eliminates digitally inequality. With 1:1 schools won't have to worry about who doesn't and who does have the right device.
Applications may not be universal across all platforms causing possible issues for BYOD users. With 1:1, since everyone has the same device and on the same platform, schools know whatever apps they use will work on all of the students devices.
With 1:1 there are long term maintenance costs for the school including upgrades and replacing old devices for new ones. With BYOD the maintenance is the responsibility of the user.