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Atlassian inspires education software player to adopt 'Team Anywhere'

Compass helps school managers handle enrolments, student attendance, academic results, communication with parents and processing of payments for things like excursions or canteen orders.

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The lockdown has brought Compass Education closer to clients

Compass sent all its staff home early in March and since then has changed its priorities, employing staff in remote locations and letting employees relate to users of its services at a more granular level.

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Launching Compass Pulse: get straight to the heart of the matter

Compass Pulse is our brand new data visualisation and insights module. Get the inside scoop on the story behind Pulse with this exclusive guest blog from Catherine Elliot-Jones, General Manager of Data and Analytics at Compass.

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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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Partnered with K-12 schools across Australia

After a decade of partnering with schools we’ve got top marks for our school management system.
“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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