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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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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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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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Two charts from an education startup that show the dramatic shift to online learning for schools

Even before the Victorian government announced it would end its first term early and the NSW Premier urged parents to keep their kids at home this week if they could, edutech startup Compass Education began to see a dramatic shifts in both attendance and online learning.

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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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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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      CEO and Co-founder.

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