Compass Team

Our vision is to help schools leverage 'tech' to deliver a great experience for their school community. If you're up to the challenge, we're waiting for you.

Compass Team

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2022 HeadStart Program

Thinking of running a HeadStart program to get your students ready for their 2022 classes? Register for our webinar on Wednesday the 27th of October and we will run you through the whole process.

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Meet the Team | Amir M.

Amir is our Head of Account Management. He champions the Compass product and is driven to foster excellent client outcomes. Here's his story!

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Meet the Team | Karen C.

Karen is the newest member of the Compass NSW team, joining as a Schools Engagement Manager. Let's get to know her!

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Meet the Team | Marie S.

Meet Marie S., our Schools Engagement Manager in NSW! Born and raised in Canada but now living in Australia for the last 20 years, Marie knows that understanding needs and interests is key to building relationships.

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Meet the Team | Aaron H.

Meet Aaron H., our NSW State Manager! Aaron has extensive experience in developing technology solutions for schools, as well as a genuine passion for supporting the wider education system.

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Meet the Team | Kate D.

The first post in a regular series of 'Meet the Team' profile pieces. Let's find out more about Kate D., our Customer Success Manager for VIC, NSW and SA!

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Here we grow again! Compass gains Momentum.

Compass acquires Momentum ESR to help streamline digital school management systems in NSW. A boost in local talent and industry knowledge.

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Compass Product Update: December 2020

The time has arrived for our final Product Update Blog of 2020 - and it’s certainly not our least.

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2020 Unwrapped: Our Year in Review

It's been a very challenging year, but together we achieved a lot.

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Compass Product Update: October 2020

Introducing Learning Task Categories, Compass Meetings, and three new Pulse widgets focused on academic data.

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Compass Product Update: September 2020

This month we launched a brand new data and analytics module, alongside updates to our attendance and remote teaching and learning functions. It's been busy!

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Compass Discussions: more than a remote teaching and learning tool

Discussions is a great tool for remote teaching and learning and beyond: from class debates to activity planning, this blog offers some ideas for getting more from the module.

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Building a COVID-safe school community with Compass

Three top tips for using Compass to assist your COVID-safe processes at school, benefiting teachers, students, and parents.

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Compass Product Update: August 2020

We’re back with our monthly snapshot of new features and functionality the Compass team have been working on over the last few weeks.

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Compass Product Update: July 2020

From kicking off a brand new feature to new attendance filters to make your life easier, we’ve packed the best bits into this month’s Product Update Blog.

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Top tips for the return to remote teaching and learning

With many students in Victoria now returning to remote and learning, we thought we'd give you a little refresher on how to make it work best for your school community.

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Compass Product Update: June 2020

It's been a busy month for the Compass team, with a brand new module, changes to our security functionality, and COVID-19 ready updates to the Kiosk.

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Compass Product Update: May 2020

Enhancements to remote teaching and learning functionality, attendance and school photos feature alongside Office 365 integration in May's product update.

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Three ways Compass can help you connect with families

Compass is about more than making processes easier for school staff. It's about making life simpler for parents and carers, too. Here's how.

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What happens when remote teaching ends?

Whatever the debate surrounding school openings during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the backs of school communities.

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Product Enhancements: Remote Teaching & Learning

New enhancements to school communities have the best possible experience using Compass for remote teaching and learning.

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Teaching online: the do's and don'ts

Setting up the tricky technical bits required for teaching remotely is an important part of setting up your online classroom. But there are other things to consider.

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Going even further to assist school communities throughout COVID-19

This week's update on the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps we are taking to support you.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): our commitment to keeping you updated

A quick update on the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the steps we are taking as an organisation.

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Introducing our new Compass Schools & Partners Brand Guidelines Portal!

Access our new branding portal to get all the guidance you need for using our new logo, brand colours and fonts.

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Using technology to beat the Term One blues

Getting back into the classroom after the summer break can be stressful. Technology can offer some very valuable solutions.

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Three top tips for Safer Internet Day 2020

Check out our three very simple ways to promote safer, smarter internet usage on Safer Internet Day 2020.

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School management system vs. learning management system (LMS): what's the difference?

SMS... LMS. Help? With so many acronyms in the edtech space, it can be difficult to stay on top of what everything is. With this quick guide you'll know your school management systems from your learning management systems in no time.

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PRESS RELEASE

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

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App changes to make life easier for parents and carers, one step at a time

We're beginning to make changes to the mobile app to improve the way parents and carers in your school community use Compass.

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PRESS RELEASE

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

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Compass Update - July 2019

Read about the latest updates from Compass.

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Compass Catch Ups 2019

Hear about what happened at this year's Compass Catch ups

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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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