Category Archives: Messenger v5

Data Life Cycle

Your data’s point of origin remains in the school MIS. Changes made in the MIS are carried up to the Groupcall Product either via Groupcall Xporter or cloud-to-cloud transfer. This is dependent on the MIS product you use. Data is synchronised … Continue Reading

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Attendance Write-back

Messenger v5 can write-back student attendance marks for students within selected MIS systems. An example of this can be in instances where a parent has responded to a challenge of unknown absence and the response explains that the student is off … Continue Reading

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Data Security

This information gives details of the management of data security in relation to the use of Groupcall Messenger v5. Schools may wish to use this with their fair use policy.   School hosted MIS products data extraction  Cloud hosted MIS products data … Continue Reading

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Use of Data

The Use of Data policy is provided for schools to ensure that, as data controllers they have the ability to share data, and that they consider there to be appropriate measures in place, ensuring that the data is held securely and confidentially. … Continue Reading

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Transfer and Use of Personal Information

For the purpose of allowing authorised users to build and transmit messages to students, staff and parents through Groupcall Messenger, the system requires specific personal information. This specific personal information is based on a range of selection criteria, such as current … Continue Reading

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What is Groupcall Messenger?

Groupcall Messenger is used by over 2,500 Primary and Secondary schools and provides an easy-to-use solution for parental communication. The system gives schools the ability to send text messages (SMS), emails and automated voice calls to the mobile phones and … Continue Reading

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Multi-language Support for SMS and Email

Messenger v5 supports the sending of messages in multiple languages for SMS and Email. If a contact in the recipient list has an additional language configured in the MIS, the “Translate Message” option will be displayed under the SMS and … Continue Reading

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Protected: Messenger 5.2 – Release Schedule (March 2013)

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SEEMIS – Preparation of Data for Import

In order for the import to work, the column headers must be in the first row of the file. Some header information is often added to the file when it is exported from Click n’ Go. You will need to … Continue Reading

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Messenger v5 Manual Data Import

Having prepared the data for import (please see MIS specific instructions on how to do this) you can now add your contacts and attendance information (where supported) in to Messenger v5. Please note, you will need to be logged in … Continue Reading

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