African Institute Of Science And Technology has in excess of 100 student-use desktops, laptops and tablet devices on campus. The three main IT computer labs can accommodate a full class of up to 23 Students. There are two smaller group-based project labs. Each lab is well equipped with access to printers, scanners, digital cameras, 3D printers and other specialist peripherals.
The majority of African Institute Of Science And Technology’s computer facilities run one of two different platforms: Microsoft Windows based devices connected together on an Active Directory network, and Google Chrome based devices, (Chromebooks), connected by the Google G-Suite for Education platform.
All main classrooms are equipped with at least a networked computers for student use. Each classroom is fitted with a ceiling-mounted projector and built-in audio system. Many classrooms also have interactive whiteboards and visualisers (document cameras) installed.
The campus is covered by a site-wide wireless network. Our Wifi network is segregated into several sections, providing access for Guests, Students and Staff, with different levels of security / access / web-filtering as appropriate.
Visitors to African Institute Of Science And Technology may obtain a short term, limited availability, guest wireless access account from Reception or the IT Office.
Within the Library there are public access computer terminals with Internet access.
PowerSchool is the school’s student information system. The parent/student portal gives parents and students access to attendance and academic progress information. All middle and high school students and their parents will receive access IDs and passwords. Please visit the PowerSchool page for more information.
The school’s virtual learning environment, isa247, extends the classroom on to the Internet. All middle and high school students have individual accounts that enable them to access course content, resources, assignment/project information and a homework calendar for each of their classes. The Library, IB programme and various clubs and activities also have a web presence via isa247.
Powered by Google, Apps247 provides student email accounts, unlimited ‘cloud’ file storage and access to a variety of online applications (word processor, spreadsheet, web site design & hosting, presentation, blog).
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