How many students have access to mobile devices?

Posted by Peter Twining on March 3, 2014 at 9:02 AM

The YOTS team are presenting the initial analysis of YOTS data from English schools in 2013 during a seminar hosted by the Education Futures research cluster within the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) at the Open University in Milton Keynes from 1.30 to 3.30pm on the 5th March 2014. Attendance is free and open to anyone, but places are limited - contact Sam Godfrey for more details and to register for a place.

Two of the findings are that 95% of primary pupils (Years 1-6) and 92% of secondary students (Years 7-13) reported having access to a WiFi-enabled mobile device at home.

Figure 1 The percentage of respondents who said they had access to a Wi-Fi enabled mobile device

 YOTS access to WiFi-enabled mobile device 3-Mar-2014

Come along to find out what proportion of them said they would be allowed, able and willing to bring their device(s) into school on a daily basis - and lots more ...


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Twining, P., Crisp, M., Demouy, V., Henry, F., Kan, Q., Shohel, M. & Spruce, G. (2014) How many students have access to mobile devices? YOTS news, 3-March-2014.

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