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Parent portal experiences

Parent access to student data – Does it make “helicopter” parents worse or is it the best invention in recent times? There are mixed feelings in the community about whether or not we should be checking up on every move our children make and this extends into online access to school information. There are so… Read more »

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How long is a parent teacher interview?

With over 9 million interviews booked since 2006 through our Parent Teacher Online (PTO) service we have a wealth of aggregate statistical information that schools can benefit from. In this article we look at the length of time allocated to parent-teacher interviews and how this affects the effectiveness of the event. Statistics at the school… Read more »

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The CountryNet Software Story

Who is CountryNet, how did we get where we are today and where are we going next? This article looks at the company’s background, its services: PTO, SSO, SPO and Educonnex: why we’re doing these and the problems we’re solving. CountryNet is a specialist software provider based on the Central Coast of NSW about one… Read more »