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
So if innovation is not exactly gushing forth from SIMS, where do we look for it? Well, I took on an advisory role at Compass, the Australian HQ-ed MIS, two years ago precisely because I was keen to see more new thinking in this space. And now that their first English schools have gone live it seems like a great time to catch up with UK General Manager Pete Collison to find out more about the identity they’re carving out for themselves. Here’s a rundown of our conversation.Read Story
Here at Compass, we are delighted to launch our brand new, integrated data visualisation tool for schools: Pulse. We know as schools you are swamped with unproductive tasks that burn through your precious time, with endless reports, exports, OfSted documentation writing impact statements and reporting back in Local authority meetings. So we got to work making sure the data you collect already can be easily repurposed and transformed into intuitive reports and data visualisations (graphs, pie charts etc.) for all your needs, and no additional workload.Read Story
"The first thing is do it. That is the first thing I would say. Like, it's just a no-brainer. It really is! I've used a good few of the other systems, so it's not that I'm completely biased, I just know the benefits of Compass. Rolling it out is the easiest thing you will do."Read Story