10 Oct

Creating stronger engagement with your school community

Creating stronger engagement with your school community

With modern technologies, there is an increasing pressure on schools to have more frequent and meaningful communications with their school community around student progress, school activities and other points of interest. A drive for convenience, personalisation and mobility mean that many schools are having to take another look at the way they communicate with their stakeholders in order to deliver effective communications. Communication the key to engagement A study by Harvard found that frequent teacher-family communication had a positive impact on student engagement*. Many state education departments have in place guidelines for parent and community engagement. For example, the Queensland Government’s communication strategies for schools states that schools should take a multichannel approach …

20 Jan

The Waiting Game: Engaging Students and Parents through the School Enrolment Process

The Waiting Game: Engaging Students and Parents through the School Enrolment Process

Being able to convert prospective students on a waiting list to actual enrolments is a critical issue facing Private Schools. School waiting lists are a source of frustration and angst for parents who may apply to as many as four Schools. They then anxiously wait to have their child’s enrolment confirmed. It is important that Schools are able to keep the parent and prospective student engaged in the school community while on the waiting list. This will help to: Avoid anxiety and ensure the student and parent are the right fit for the School Keep your School front of mind over other Schools the parent has applied to This can be a long …

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