'There has to be a better way'.

Compass Team

In 2009, Compass founders John de la Motte and Lucas Filer felt there had to be a better way for schools to use software to manage their daily tasks.

So they set to work developing it. Since then we’ve grown to serve over two thousand schools in Australia and Ireland.

Over the last 18 months we have been busy adapting the system to work for English schools. Our connected school management system has been tailored to reach every aspect of your school community, giving you more time to focus on the important things.

Grace from marketing sat down with John D., our CEO and one of the two founders of Compass Education. John flew out to see the UK team and join us at BETT 2022 conference, and very generously (if not, a little reluctantly) agreed to an interview of the Compass story so far. Featuring two strong Australian accents and one camera shy CEO, please enjoy Part 1 - of what John was like in school.

You can see the other parts of the interview on our Youtube channel

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