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Why it's time to move on

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jan 17, 2020 2:33:45 PM

Just as the classic floppy disk, or the Commodore 64 have had to evolve over the years since their dominance in the 80’s, management information systems (MIS) used in schools, have also moved on. In fact, now there are several viable MIS providers in the market, each offering something different for schools - from clever new features and apps to price competitive bundles. This is great news! Strong competition in the market means a huge opportunity for schools to seek out the best deal - just as we did a decade ago, when we realised we could switch energy suppliers, or bank account, in just a few clicks!

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Topics: Workload, cloud, technology, reports, efficiency, MIS, data, schools

Procedures for excluding a pupil

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jul 19, 2019 11:01:24 AM

With so much recent news coverage on the subject of off-rolling, we decided to take a closer look at the official exclusions guidance. We find out when pupils can be excluded and for how long. We also investigate how to record exclusions on attendance registers.

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Topics: data, procedures, exclusions

Efficiently updating personal data

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jul 12, 2019 11:29:19 AM

We sought the help of our associate education expert David New to put together some top tips on how to update student and staff information efficiently on your MIS.

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Topics: efficiency, MIS, data