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PTO Mobile Apps Released

We’re excited to announce that the mobile apps for PTO have now been released and are available for both Apple and Android. Parents can now choose to make bookings in PTO using their phone or tablet device or with their browser as usual. Information about the apps is displayed prominently on the login screen for… Read more »

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Five significant challenges in education technology

As modern day educators saturated in an ever-expanding world of technology we have had it firmly drummed into our agendas that our pedagogy and curricula need to incorporate technology in meaningful and effective and ways to meet the outcomes of our students. While we intellectually agree that this is a good and necessary practice, many… Read more »

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Why a private cloud?

Educonnex is the premier cloud-based school administration system. As discussed in a previous article, there are many benefits and challenges of implementing an administration system in the cloud. This article focuses on the cloud itself – where exactly is this cloud? Does it matter where it is? These are important questions, not just for CountryNet… Read more »

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Taking a school administration system to the cloud: Benefits and challenges

In 2013 our development team embarked on a new project to create a school administration system called Educonnex from the ground up. Right from the start we decided that this new system would be totally hosted online – in the cloud – aka software-as-a-service (SaaS). Delivering a school administration system like this is a radical… Read more »

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Getting started with cloud computing

This week I attended the DiG2015 conference in Newcastle with some great talks and workshops about surviving and thriving in a world where “digital disruption” is happening all around us. This means being flexible and agile enough to embrace the rapid pace of change that’s constantly coming our way through innovations in internet technology. Think… Read more »

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Optimising Education Administration

The following article from Education Technology Solutions provides some interesting perspectives on trends in education administration system … http://educationtechnologysolutions.com.au/2015/09/24/optimising-education-administration/