By - Tue, 09/06/2020
My School Connect is constantly working to improve the business, innovate the product, and better meet the evolving needs of schools. This year, we have become more focused than ever before on the ‘cashless society’, as businesses work towards becoming completely cashless. The My School Connect Point of Sale system supports just that. This article will explore the feature-rich, intuiti..
By - Fri, 05/06/2020
2020 has shown the resilience of mankind and how capable we are of handling any challenge that comes our way. There is no doubt that lives have been changed forever - whether having lost a loved one, experienced significant financial hardship, or even simply faced conflict in the home, this year has brought challenges to most people's lives that we never imagined facing. On the flip side, it c..
By - Mon, 01/06/2020
The start of 2020 has been like no other. It has been challenging, enlightening and educational. Despite most people going through their own struggles, we have been given the opportunity to learn new skills, spend quality and uninterrupted time with loved ones, and gain a new perspective on reality. It is heartbreaking to think of the lives lost, but invigorating to think of the good that has come..
By - Thu, 21/05/2020
The day so many parents have long awaited is fast approaching and kids in some states are making their way back to the classroom, full-time. Understandably, there is unrest and anticipation in the community as parents fear sending their kids back to school. It was such a challenging adjustment, acclimating to life in lockdown, the process of undoing this acclimation seems to be equally challenging..
By - Fri, 15/05/2020
“Cash is no longer king” - this has been a hard fact for some time now. The Coronavirus pandemic has no doubt sped up the adoption of a mostly cashless society. Over the last few years, we have seen major change in the online world and the way customers pay for products or services. So, what will the world adopt post-pandemic? What will happen to cash as we once knew it? How ..
By - Fri, 08/05/2020
Gone are the days where only the elitists have access to innovative technology that can really revolutionise school life for school staff, parents and children. This year, we have been looking for ways to make the My School Connect product offering available to all schools Australia-wide, irrespective of their financial capacity. This has been of particular importance this year, as COVID..
By - Fri, 01/05/2020
As some states start to open schools once again, we are being forced to think of what school life will look like after the passing of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like most things, it is sure to look quite different; it will see rise to several opportunities, whilst also presenting threats that will need to be managed accordingly. Life as we once knew it has changed - let's explore some of the likel..
By - Fri, 24/04/2020
As schools all around Australia enter into Term 2 of the school year, there are mixed reports on the consequential impact of ‘online learning’ on our children. Whilst keeping kids at home, for the most part, is subject to family circumstances, the fear factor in communities has resulted in the majority of Australia’s 4 million students learning from home. This has brought with it..
By - Fri, 17/04/2020
With Term 2 underway, many parents have expressed feelings of unrest, apprehension and anxiety. Navigating new things can be challenging, but navigating a completely new way of life is downright overwhelming! Most Australians are now working from home, most kids are learning online, families are together 24/7, there is fear and panic in the community so even the mundane trip to the Supermarket is ..
By - Fri, 10/04/2020
“School is going to look very different in term 2,” Premier Daniel Andrews said. “If you can learn from home, you must learn from home.” As we fast approach Term 2 – it is clear that we will be creating a new norm for schooling in 2020. To slow the spread of COVID-19, we will transition into an online learning environment for the foreseeable future. Whether from th..
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