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School 'attendance' higher with online learning

Compass Education, which handles online processingfor 1800 government, independent and Catholic schools and has more than 2million users, says the online absentee rate was 4.8 per cent – less than half thenormal national absentee rate of 10 per cent.

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What will school look like when we (don't) go back this week?

At her eastern suburbs public school, all work will be uploaded on the Compass School Manager program and parents will be able to see what is due. Teachers will monitor progress and email parents to let them know if the child has not been completing it.

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Learning from adversity: how schools are preparing for remote learning

Teachers’ lesson plans and students’ homework are routinely uploaded online at many schools via tools such as Compass.

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Learning goes remote for local students in response to COVID-19

Free internet access and laptops will be on offer for vulnerable local students. “Every child that needs a laptop or a tablet will receive one,” he said. “Schools will work individually with families to work out the needs of their children.” Greater Shepparton Secondary College has asked families to register their interest for laptops via Compass.

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Nearly half of all kids stay away from school

Compass Education, which runs online school management systems, said absenteeism jumped from 30 per cent on Friday to just under 50 per cent on Monday. It was only 10 per cent a week ago.

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Schools are open, but don't send your kids: Conflicting advice about sending children to school

According to Compass Education, an online school management system, 30 per cent of students stayed at home across the country on Friday.

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“Compass has been profoundly transformative in the way we manage and communicate around critical issues and processes like student wellbeing and parent communications, and the ways in which we shape student culture”
Christopher Hill
Associate Principal, Shenton College WA
“Compass is absolutely central to how our school operates, it’s hard to remember what things were like before it.”
Neil Scott
Principal, St Kilda Park Primary School
“The longer we use Compass, we are finding new and innovative ways to enhance our communication between the College, and parents, students and staff.”
Kiah Lanham
Acting Principal, Murrumba State Secondary College
“Introducing Compass has been overwhelmingly positive in helping us streamline our student record keeping, taking us to that next level as a school.”
Lisa Wilson
Principal, River Nile School

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