Guidance on donated devices (May 2021)

This guidance is for schools and was written in May 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought society’s existing inequalities into sharp relief. Many pupils are living in households with severely limited access to computers and the internet either for financial reasons or because of where they live. This NEN guidance is aimed at schools who wish to accept donated devices to help support their pupil and staff digital needs. There are many considerations that need to be look at before committing to any donated digital devices and these are set out in the guidance below.