We are looking at offering a tablet leasing scheme to our sixth form students. Ideally, we don't want to standardise or 'force' a particular product on our students, although I understand that many schools do this with Apple as the exclusivity gives them better discounts. We'd like to offer students the choice of an Android, iOS or Windows 8 tablet - I was wondering if any other schools are doing something similar, and whether they can recommend any leasing companies for me to approach?
We have guest Wi-Fi in place and students are already bringing in their own devices - we're just looking to bridge the gap, and allow students and parents to purchase/lease tablets which are fully warranted and insured for accidental damage etc.
I used to work at a school who did this with these Sixth Form Students.
There offered Ipad or a samsung Galaxy. I think there used a company called Square Group. Im not 100% Sure tho.
I basically think there had to put a depoist down first to reserve one and then go from there. I was not really involved much. I just had to configure them.
Thanks Ryan - I will give them a call!
Too many pitfalls and associated costs for us to consider it as viable.
We've done similar schemes with parental contributions via Fully flexible finance solutions from Syscap
Thanks - will give them a ring!
Originally Posted by Sylv3r
In my last place we used Syscap on our laptop scheme and it allows you to be vendor agnostic. Apple do a scheme directly, or you can get it via an ASE / AASP such as Square, KRCS, Solutions Inc, etc.