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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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