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Tips for a Terrific Term 1

December, 2017

The heat is on and the pressure’s high! We understand how busy this time of year can be and there is still plenty to do. While we’re all looking forward to getting a break during the holiday season, the team here are not going to take our foot off the gas until we get done what […]

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School-links app video

[VIDEO] School-links Emergency Alerts App

November, 2017

As School Principal or Office Manager, how do you notify parents, students and staff in the event of an emergency? Imagine there has been an earthquake, a fire alarm, or a bomb scare and you have had to evacuate the school. No access to Internet. No access to a computer… No problem. Log in to […]

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The calm during the storm: how communication tools can minimise disruption to your school community

August, 2017

Most of New Zealand has been battered by storms over the last few weeks, from ice and snow closing roads to rain causing flooding, slips and states of emergency being declared across multiple cities and regions. Fortunately for schools, a lot of this disruption happened during the school holidays. However, forecasters predict that we will […]

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School-links emergency app video

How to use the School-links Emergency Alerts App – Android

July, 2017

The School-links Emergency Alerts App allows schools to quickly and easily contact parents, caregivers, students and staff in an emergency. This video shows you how to use the App.   How to use the School-links Emergency Alerts App – Android from Andrew Balfour on Vimeo. This short video created by School-links demonstrates how to use the Emergency Alerts […]

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How to use the School-links Emergency Alerts App video - Apple devices

How to use the School-links Emergency Alerts App – iPhone/iPad

July, 2017

The School-links Emergency Alerts App allows schools to quickly and easily contact parents, caregivers, students and staff in an emergency. This video shows you how to use the App. How to use the School-links Emergency Alerts App – Apple/iPhone/iPad from Andrew Balfour on Vimeo. This short video created by School-links demonstrates how to use the […]

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How parent engagement can help with attendance management

How parent engagement can help with attendance management

July, 2017

The recent Ministry of Education report on student attendance rates, also highlighted that Maori and Pasifika students had the lowest attendance rates, with only just over 50 per cent, of these students regularly attending school. While this is alarming, unfortunately this is not new information. Research into the subject shows that there are a number […]

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How to empower parents to help reduce truancy in New Zealand

How to empower parents to help reduce truancy in New Zealand

July, 2017

Is Early Notification absent at your school? Increase parent awareness of truancy by keeping them informed with easy communication apps. A recent Ministry of Education report showed that student attendance rates were falling across New Zealand. 76,500 students were away from school each day in 2016. That equates to 10.2 per cent of students, up from […]

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Why do New Zealand school use Early Notification?

How to download the School-links Emergency Alerts App for Apple

July, 2017

How to download the School-links Emergency Alerts App – Apple from Andrew Balfour on Vimeo. This short video created by School-links demonstrates how to download the Emergency Alerts app to your iPhone or iPad. Note: to send email and text messages using the Emergency Alerts App you will need a Master level account in School-links. You […]

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How to download the School-links Emergency Alerts App for Android

July, 2017

This short video created by School-links demonstrates how to download the Emergency Alerts app to your Android phone or tablet. Note: to send email and text messages using the Emergency Alerts App you will need a Master level account in School-links. You should obtain this from School-links support prior to downloading the app. To find […]

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