If your school doesn’t yet have a customer experience strategy or operating model, now’s the time to start the journey. This complimentary eBook offers insights and practical frameworks to support principals, deputies and other school leaders in understanding, prioritising and delivering customer experience strategy.
At EdSmart we work with 1000s of schools around Australia and beyond. We have great expose to best practices at work, and are helping shape emerging best practices around technology scaffolds to support those processes. To help schools make sense of it all, we have created this complimentary best practice guide to developing excursion and incursion processes. Please download and make the most of it!
In late 2018 EdSmart was selected, as part of a consortia with Civica Education, by the Department for Education South Australia, as the technology of choice to support a community of 185,000 students and 30,000 teachers and school administrators.
EdSmart has been the partner of choice for the Brisbane Catholic Education network’s 140 schools since 2017. The EdSmart core modules have supported the automation and streamlining of school administrative functions for K-12, driving cost and wastage minimisation, increasing teacher-student contact time and improving understanding of school relationships through data driven insights.
Uplands Primary School and Nursery opened in 1962 in Sandhurst, Berkshire, UK. A National Teaching School, Uplands is lead school of the Forest Learning Alliance and holds an Outstanding rating from OFSTED. Led by change maker and Head Teacher Phil Sherwood, Uplands began using EdSmart in early 2016 as their first foray into digital transformation.
The climate is ripe for schools to digitise and automate processes that remove staff manual effort. In order to achieve this transformation, a K-12 school needs to implement the most appropriate digital system to support their workflows and ambitions. Tasks such as digitising medical forms and permission slips are the tip of the iceberg.
Preparing to upgrade from paper to digital? Follow this checklist for a comprehensive guide.
Is your school emergency plan reliable in a crisis?
The immediate, emotional effects of a school emergency exacerbate the challenge. And those effects are often driven by a lack of clear information and instruction. There is no time like the present – while the ‘weather’ is fine – to review and practice your emergency procedures so you’re, as much as possible, ready for anything.
Make sure your school is safe, sensible and compliant with the latest legislation around data protection and data breaches. Download your complimentary Data Breach Response Plan to add to your preparation toolkit. This plan is designed for Australian schools but can be adapted for any school looking to add more rigour to their data management regime.
Don’t buy an edtech product without asking these critical questions of your vendor.
There’s rarely a week that passes without news of a technology incident compromising our data and livelihoods. Increasingly, those incidents are impacting schools as they, too, digitally transform and modernise systems.
Empowering a network of schools, parents and students.
The Catholic Education Services – Diocese of Cairns (CNS) oversees a network of 29 Catholic schools and colleges, serving over 11,000 students. Their schools span across an incredibly far-reaching region (encompassing 377,000 km2), extending from Thursday Island in the north to Tully in the south and Dimbulah in the west. Alison Forster, School Information Systems Manager at CNS, shares the network’s EdSmart story.
Digitising administration for international schools
SJI International High School opened its doors in 2007, and was followed in 2008 by SJI International Elementary School. Together, they form part of a group of seven Lasallian schools in Singapore with a history dating back to 1852.
We show how Barker College is achieving outstanding results in a timely manner.
The school joined the EdSmart schools community in 2018 and has already become one of our superstar users. A big reason why the leadership team at Barker College chose the EdSmart platform was for its speed and efficiency. The ability to have information at the fingertips of busy staff is important to the School and has made a big difference in the time staff spend on paperwork.
IT deployment without help from the IT department – Oxford Falls discovered the ease of introducing EdSmart into their administration.
Located in the beautiful surrounds of Sydney’s northern beaches, Oxford Falls Grammar School (OFGS) is a co-educational school that prides itself on providing an inspiring and dynamic Christian foundation for children in K-12.