Why you should upgrade from your school texting app

Lots of schools use text messaging as a simple but effective way to communicate with parents en masse. It’s been the de facto choice for school closures, announcements and communication around performance or behaviour for a number of years. While it’s been a mainstay for quite some time, with the emergence of newer technologies, some … Continued

4 ways to effectively communicate with parents using technology

Effective parental communication and engagement nowadays isn’t just about launching a new website, working up some pretty email templates or deploying a shiny new app. It’d be great if it was, wouldn’t it? In reality though, to really get the most out of parental engagement, you need to not just think about the what – … Continued

School newsletter vs newsfeed – which is right for you?

Traditionally, schools have chosen to share news, announcements and generally promote school activity and initiatives using a well-established format and channel: the newsletter. Whether that’s now moved onto email or not is by-the-by – the idea is still the same. Someone has to carefully curate and lay out the document, and then distribute it by … Continued