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How to Guide: Ordering Your School Uniform Online

By James - Fri, 15/01/2021
  Sometimes, the inevitable occurs: your child has outgrown last year’s school uniform, they’re switching schools, or they have lost their jumper. Instead of waiting in the long queue at the uniform shop to replace it, you can simply jump online from any device and get a new uniform shipped straight to your door. With an online uniform shop, you never have to consider when the ..

Australian Schools are Joining the Cashless Revolution

By James - Fri, 15/01/2021
  A cashless society has been talked about for years with little interest, however, the ongoing pandemic has shifted the mindset of handling cash and coins, with experts reconsidering a cashless model.  While 100% cashless-payments may be far off on a national level, there are a range of reasons why schools across the country are choosing a cashless system to manage ordering for sc..

You asked and My School Connect Delivered!

By Nadia - Fri, 09/10/2020
My School Connect listens to your feedback and is committed to making system enhancements that will benefit everyone. We know you’ve been waiting for this one, which is why we’re so excited to announce it! The Products page now includes a MENU & CATEGORY column making Product location and sorting easier. Take a look... ​ Feeling Happy! Team MSC  ..

Helping our Children Best Navigate a Tech-Saturated World

By - Fri, 24/07/2020
The world we live in is becoming increasingly saturated with technology. There is an innate fear that technology and subsequent screen time has extensive negative implications on society and in particular, our youth. There are said to be implications on their mental and physical wellbeing, as well as behavioural consequences. The recommended daily limit is capped at 2 hours, though it's import..

Reverting back to 'Normal'

By - Fri, 17/07/2020
“Instead of constantly adapting to change, why not change to be adaptive?” - Fred Emery We all handle change differently and the revelations of 2020 so far have forced us all to accept change and quickly adapt to our new ‘norm’ as best as we can. As parents, it’s more simple to rationalise the current state of the world, accept it, and adapt to change - in many way..

Reaping the Benefits of Continued Online Learning

By - Fri, 10/07/2020
This year, kids Australia-wide have had to accept with open arms and gravitate towards online learning. For so many parents and students alike, this process was challenging and not something that came easy. It has extended the gap between Australia’s advantaged vs. disadvantaged students, something that will take a long time for so many to recover from. Despite schools having reverted back t..

The Implications of a Cashless Society on our Children

By - Fri, 03/07/2020
The cashless society is on its way, this was apparent long before the COVID pandemic hit. Schools are in a rush to transition to cashless, in an attempt to stay on the forefront of innovation, continue to meet the evolving needs of parents and students, and improve efficiencies. There is no question that a cashless society introduces endless benefits to society, but the negative implications must ..

Chip-In and Make a Difference

By - Wed, 24/06/2020
My School Connect endeavours to make online easy for schools, parents, and students. The focus has always been on streamlining the business operation, reducing the reliance on resources, and making online easy for all. Whilst improving efficiencies and making a business or School more viable - both financially and logistically, is of utmost importance to all schools, being a ‘good samaritan&..

Maximising Potential for Success

By - Fri, 19/06/2020
Social isolation has been a big problem for students for a number of reasons; loss of peer contact, loss of normalcy, change in routine, and fear of future outlook. One in two young Australian’s say that their mental health has deteriorated since the start of the pandemic. With students now back to face-to-face learning, there has been a surge in schools' reliance on mental health worker..

Nutrition Made Easy!

By - Fri, 12/06/2020
  The implications of healthy eating on our children's lives are far reaching. Diet plays a vital role in their health, growth and development. Instilling healthy life choices in our children from a young age increases their chances of maintaining a healthy and balanced life as adults. There is so much that we can do in the home by way of educating, guiding and supporting, that will..
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