The data you’re collecting from your MIS platform does a job. It helps you communicate with parents on a basic level, but the key takeaway here is the word ‘basic’. Yes, you can share attendance statistics and other mildly interesting insights, but it doesn’t truly support your parental engagement efforts — it’s just data. This […]
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It is undeniable that Covid-19 has changed many aspects of our lives. We’re all adjusting to new lifestyles, work environments and ways to interact with colleagues, and learners. While you might be busy rethinking your school’s operations to create a safer and more comfortable environment for all, it is also essential to put yourself in […]
What if there was a way to save school money by using a different approach to communication with parents and carers?
OK, so what’s a desire path? A desire path (sometimes also referred to as a desire line) is an unplanned path created literally as a consequence of the repeated use over time by humans, animals or traffic. You’ll see them everywhere you look. On the school field it’s the daily shortcut pupils take straight across, […]
We talk to a lot of schools, and a comment we hear over and over again is: “we haven’t got the time”. We hear you, we know that all schools are busy, and it really isn’t in our interest to burden you with yet ‘another thing to do!’
However, spending a few minutes on alternative thinking might help you make some big changes – and ultimately save you precious hours!