Student-owned computer

Definition

Computer that belongs to a learner and is operated for educational use. This includes laptops or any personal computer (excluding personal digital assistants and Smartphones). From a statistical perspective, count privately owned computers in educational institutions that have a policy requiring all learners to possess their own computer as part of the pedagogical kit. The total number of learners enrolled in such educational institutions will correspond to the total number of student-owned computers.

Data source

Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.

Source definition

UIS Guide to measuring information and communication technologies (ICT) in education.