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The Digital Education Show

Next week Groupcall are exhibiting at the Digital Education Show! 30th June and 1st of July at Olympia, London.   It brings together over 400 leading educators and more than 40 exhibitors to share and collaborate ideas around using technology … Continue Reading

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IDaaS Transfer and Use of Personal Information

Groupcall IDaaS securely transports information from your MIS for purposes of: Managing the life cycle of user accounts in Groupcall IDaaS; Verifying the identity of user accounts in Groupcall IDaaS; Forward provisioning information about persons in your school to third … Continue Reading

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Xpressions Supported Management Information Systems

Legend; Feature currently available. Feature available to Early Adopters. Feature not currently available due to MIS limitations; please speak to your MIS vendor. Blank cells indicate feature not currently available, but could be added at anytime; please speak to your … Continue Reading

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Where are contact details taken from in Progresso

Groupcall will use two key number sections in Progresso. Contact details are identified by first selecting a record from the “People, Learner” section: Once a Learner has been selected, you will then be able to identify the ‘Primary Emergency Contact’. … Continue Reading

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Persistent Student Absences

Description This report presents an overview of student persistent absences by school, or groups of schools. The Persistent Absence report is based upon the data from the Management Information System’s (MIS) Learner Attendance Summary Statistics. The report selects students by … Continue Reading

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Messenger is Mobile Friendly

Messenger works on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets that have an up to date Internet browser. You will see Messenger optimised for the size of your screen however, some of the admin features, such as Message History and Account Configuration, are not … Continue Reading

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Release Note: Messenger – Easter 2015

Messenger has a new look! We’ve made Messenger even easier to use by introducing a new look and way of using Messenger that we call ‘Tiles’. When you log in to Messenger after April 13th 2015 you will have the … Continue Reading

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Taking a ‘Fire Register’

The unique offering of this new features is that, in the event of a fire (real or drill) or other emergency, Emerge presents you with a single student per screen and allows you to quickly take your register visually when … Continue Reading

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Raising a ‘Help Me’ Alarm – Using The Emerge ‘Help’ Button

Once the Help Button has been configured (read more about that here or below) users can quickly and easily raise an alarm for help.      

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Configure the ‘Help Me’ Button in Emerge

Before users can raise a ‘Help Me’ alarm it’s necessary for some configuration to take place. The message text template of the SMS that is sent and the recipients of the SMSs or direct calls need to be specified. We … Continue Reading

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