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Learner improvement, engagement and achievement are top priorities for every educational organisation. We support learners from primary school all the way through to completing university with innovative solutions that help teachers, tutors and lecturers achieve these goals. Access your key data, monitor, communicate whether you’re in the classroom or teaching remotely - and ultimately create more contact time.

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Challenges faced in Schools & Multi-Academy Trusts

Schools and academies are facing many challenges in trying to improve teaching and learning. Student numbers are growing faster than budgets, so schools have to do more with less. Teachers juggle conflicts between dealing with administration and maintaining student contact time.

Reporting Trust-wide

There is a need for accurate and timely reporting for each academy and the Trust in its entirety, with the ability to report at cluster level.

Entries completed on time

Census time can be stressful. It is important to ensure all data submissions information, as well as exam entries, are completed in a timely manner.

Inspection readiness

A pending visit by Ofsted can be challenging. A school needs to have key information ready to present so they can easily provide Ofsted with everything they need.

Information availability

It is vital to make information as useful and accessible as possible to all stakeholders - from teachers through to the School Leadership Team (SLT) and governors.

Ensure effective engagement

Parental engagement is becoming more important with every passing academic year. Schools and academies need a system that can help facilitate this in a simple and effective way.

Legislation conformity

Ensuring compliance with both the education statute and employment legislation are ongoing challenges. Educational organisations need a solution in place that will help them keep on top of this - without taking too much of their valuable time.

Challenges faced in Further Education

Improving student experience and retention is pivotal to everything you do. Providing students with a view of their progress is key to this. Access to timetables, attendance records, targets and progress reviews allows them to take an active part in their education.

Viewing key data

It is vital to be able to access accurate data to review key performance indicators (financial / educational) to assess the current situation and predict future performance.

Maintain compliance

Maintaining a high quality level of statutory compliance will generate funding and avoid penalties: these include examination data and submission, Individualised Learner Record (ILR) and Ofsted readiness.

Reporting on data accurately

Developing accurate reports and supplying management information (from multiple systems) to stakeholders across the institution i.e. Head of Faculty, teaching staff, IT and Finance is increasingly important.

Ofsted readiness

A college needs to be ready for an Ofsted inspection at any moment, and be able to have data on hand to demonstrate progress to inspectors.

Ability to engage effectively

Educational organisations must be able to engage effectively with learners, staff and employers. It is important that your technology helps to facilitate and improve this engagement.

Monitoring learning

In order to drive academic improvement, there is a need to be able to monitor and develop the quality and effectiveness of teaching and learning throughout the college.




“We chose Cloud School for a variety of reasons, including its ease of use, extensive feature set, Multi-Academy Trust dashboard and reporting.”

Chris Shotter, Trust Business Leader for ICT

“ProSolution was the most responsive solution to our needs, the best value for money and there was a can-do approach to meeting the deadline.”

David Grant, Director of Information Services

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