School management platforms exist to streamline school operations and automate time-consuming administrative tasks and processes. However, today’s best school management platforms (SMPs) deliver benefits beyond a school’s business office, revolutionising how teachers perform their roles too. Quality SMPs support classroom… Continue Reading →
You don’t have to work in the education sector to know that the last few years have been tough for teachers. The pandemic had a seismic impact on educators in Australia and New Zealand, with a 2022 Monash University study… Continue Reading →
In recent years, schools have embraced digital technology for education delivery. While they’re successfully going digital to improve learning outcomes, the opportunity to revolutionise the school business office technology isn’t always exploited. Many administrative teams are still stretched managing tasks… Continue Reading →
Transitioning to a new school management system can feel daunting. Your student information system (SIS) is the backbone of your school’s operations and plays a crucial role in many aspects of school management. In our experience, it’s not uncommon for… Continue Reading →
As managing enrolments becomes a year-round task, many schools are reflecting on their enrolment process. While the start-of-year intake is the major enrolment event for schools, managing enrolment is an admin-heavy task that requires close management at all stages of… Continue Reading →
An increase in the cost of living means schools need to manage their tuition fees effectively with consideration to the needs of their families. It is important to communicate expectations clearly, manage hardship sensitively and provide easy ways for families to pay.
The right school management platforms support schools to operate more efficiently and effectively. Best-in-class school software captures and integrates all aspects of running a school. From operations to teaching, communication, tuition fees and financial management, a quality school management solution… Continue Reading →
Sending your child to school can be a significant investment. While school tuition fees vary considerably across Australia, the 2021 Futurity Investment Group Planning for Education Index found that the average total cost of education for a child starting at… Continue Reading →
Late tuition fees are a reality for most K-12 schools. However, the way they’re handled can be the difference between a growing arrears balance that’s hugely time-consuming to control and a small number of late payers who are generally managed… Continue Reading →
Five of the most significant benefits of automating tuition fee payments; less administration, fewer errors, better security, set-and-forget for families, comprehensive arrears management, predictable cashflow and greater transparency.
As business offices evaluate their processes in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions, changing school policies, and ever-evolving technology priorities, keeping payment compliance top of mind is critical. Maintaining compliance for software applications that process payments is demanding, requiring regular audits… Continue Reading →
The role of the school business manager has always been diverse and demanding. Covering a wide range of functions and dealing with many stakeholder groups, school business managers wear many hats – and the demands on them are growing as… Continue Reading →