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Why I sold my edutech startup after 18 years of building it

Founder of Momentum ESR Aaron Hughes tells Startup Daily about finding a shared vision with Compass

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Online learning shifts schools away from pass or fail results

Education-technology entrepreneur John de la Motte says the pandemic has forced schools to rethink how they report on student progress, paving the way for more detailed feedback and an end to "pass or fail" results.

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NSW's move on school IT systems points to better days for Compass

A decision by the country's biggest education system, NSW, to abandon a single IT platform for managing schools and open a tender for smaller companies to offer a range of platforms has significantly boosted the outlook for Compass Education.

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Private schools find work-around to protect income

Compass Education, which runs teaching management systems for government and independent schools, said it was handling data at a rate of 6.5 gigabits per second (Gbps) at the morning peak. On a normal first day of term it handles about 1 Gbps.

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Nimble education start-up makes a COVID pivot

It was early days in the pandemic but founder and chief executive John de la Motte says it was impressive how quickly they moved once a decision had been made to clear out the offices in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Balwyn.

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How data-driven insights can help principals thrive in 2021

Since 2012, Compass has worked with a wide variety of schools across Australia to support them in reducing unnecessary administration and create an environment where teachers and principals can focus on their core jobs.

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Education Platform Compass and MSP Photography offer free school photo reprints for bushfire affected families

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Compass launches WA operations, surpasses 1800 schools and 2 million users nationally 

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Corporate Bio

Compass Education helps school communities simplify complexity with an all-in-one school management platform and technology ecosystem. Compass empowers 1800+ schools in Australia, Ireland and Canada with the tools they need to reduce time-consuming repetitive tasks. From student information management and roll marking to parent communication and cashless school canteens, every aspect of a school’s operation can be connected in Compass. For more information visit compass.education or follow Compass on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

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    John and Lucas

    The co-founders together in Compass' Balwyn North office.

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      John de la Motte

      CEO and Co-founder.

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