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School fact sheet

The information for schools fact sheet (PDF 92.57KB) outlines the Best Start Year 7 assessment, opt-in process and answers frequently asked questions.

Technical requirements

The general specifications required to administer the Best Start Year 7 assessments are as follows:

 

Equipment

Description (Minimum Requirements)

Monitor

Resolution of 1024 x 768

9 inch (diagonal measurement)

Audio

Headphones, earphones or earbuds

Devices

Laptop

Desktop PC

Chromebook

iPad

Android tablet

Pointing device

Mouse, trackpad, touchpad or touch screen

Operating system

Mac OS X

MS Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10

Chrome OS 38+

iOS 10.3.3

Android 5

Supported web browsers

Google Chrome 28+

Firefox 20+

Internet Explorer 9+
(earlier versions of Internet Explorer are not compatible)

Safari 6+

Bandwidth

512 KB bandwidth for up to 20 users

2 MB bandwidth for up 100 users

Note: No locked down browser is required to administer the Best Start Year 7 assessments.

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