Our parent and student messenger system

Communicating effectively with parents and students can be a challenge. Parents and teachers are often at work at the same time, so phone calls are difficult and giving parents teacher email addresses is often controversial. Adding students one by one to an email is time consuming and students can easily be missed. By using epraise Messenger, schools can solve all these problems and more by having one central system for all communication.

Messenger can be used by teachers, students and parents. You can send out direct messages to an individual, several individuals or groups such as teachers, classes or year groups. Most importantly the messages are carefully recorded and tracked, so that school leaders always have an overview of the communication within their school.

Communication made easy

Write

Compose your message within the epraise platform

Attach

Attach a newsletter or form to fill out

Share

Share the message with more than one student or parent

Confirm

Check if and when someone has read your message

Add

Add groups to a message - e.g. all year 7 parents

Customise

Add sensible restrictions to protect teacher workload

Review

See messages you have yet to respond to at a glance

Analyse

View detailed statistics for the messages sent

The power of effective communication

We built Messenger with schools in mind, which is why it's so unique. There is nothing else available that offers this kind of functionality that was specifically designed for schools. We know that teachers are concerned about workload, so we've allowed schools to set limits for things like conversation length and frequency to ensure they are protected. We've provided school leaders with insights about how well teachers are communicating with parents. And we've made it incredibly easy for parents to communicate with the teachers educating their children.

Why is this better than the alternatives?

There aren't really any alternatives to what we are offering - sure, several competitors can send out newsletters or individual messages to parents, but last time we checked, nobody was able to offer what Messenger does. Schools often use emails for parent and student communication instead, but there are so many problems with emails, such as the lack of accountability or overview and most importantly the impact on teacher workload.

What does it look like?

We don't want to give too much away, but here's a few screenshots to give you an idea. If you'd like to see more, why not book a demo?

How much does it cost?