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The Importance of Transition – Partner Post

Transition is a key time in the life of a child. Not only do they move schools, but they also move to institutions which are much bigger, and which are run in different ways, all at a time when they are experiencing accelerated personal development. Most children look forward to moving, and...

SixIntoSeven

SixIntoSeven Partner Spotlight

This month's partner spotlight presents SixIntoSeven, a leading U.K EdTech tool that's passionate about making sure children have the best possible start in secondary school, and that supports the most vulnerable children through the transition from primary to secondary school.  SixIntoSeve...

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Pebble Partner Spotlight

Pebble are the stars of this month's partner spotlight! Pebble are the innovators of an elegantly designed software suite which allows users to consolidate the management of income, expenditure and sales. If you’ve got multiple systems across different sites, Tali, Trac, and Till work alo...

WeAllBeam spotlight

We All Beam Partner Spotlight

This month's Partner Spotlight is dedicated to We All Beam! We All Beam is a mental health app for children of all ages; it provides schools, further education, and universities with a tool to measure and track the mental health of pupils. We All Beam enables teachers to identify children w...

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A Star Attendance Partner Spotlight

Xporter are proud to introduce this month’s partner spotlight: A Star Attendance, the new electronic online attendance officer on the market. A Star Attendance is the first and only attendance monitoring system for schools, designed by practitioners for practitioners. You are guaranteed t...

Classoos Partner Spotlight

Classoos Partner Spotlight

Introducing our partners at Classoos! Classoos is an accessible, intuitive digital textbook and learning resources platform providing schools and colleges across the globe with textbooks from the major UK publishers. We have asked the Classoos team some questions about how Xporter helps th...

DB Partner Spotlight

DB Education Partner Spotlight

DB Education create innovative IT systems that automatically collect key data around attainment, attendance, behaviour, engagement and more. This data is then reported centrally via user-friendly, intuitive data dashboards. By providing this often hard to reach data, in an easy to use forma...

2Simple Partner Spotlight

2Simple Partner Spotlight

2Simple is a partner of Xporter's that has been making powerful and creative educational software for learners and schools for over 20 years. They are committed to providing creative, inclusive, and inspiring software to encourage children to love learning and prepare them for later life.&n...

Product Releases March 2022

This is our summary of releases that have come out in the past two months. Keep an eye out for these monthly updates! [NEW!] Added support for Arbor Future and Leaving Staff - Staff Endpoint
[FIX] Fixed an issue which was showing incorrect start/end dates for Staff – Staff ...

Liquidlogic webinar

Groupcall & Liquidlogic: Webinar Invite

Since 2016, Liquidlogic and Groupcall have developed a strategic partnership focused on supporting and transforming the provision of core services provided by Local Authorities. Our joint expertise enables us to deliver key solutions with a wide range of benefits, cost savings and e...

Partner Post – Empowering Educators With Digitalised Work Experience Programmes

Amongst the many milestones of life, the transition from educators to the workplace is definitely the most memorable and probably the most nerve-racking. Lost in the complex procedures of applying for work-based learning programmes, it is quite common for students to feel overwh...

welbee partner spotlight

Welbee Partner Spotlight

Our newest partners at Welbee are the stars of this month's Spotlight. Welbee, from School Wellbeing Accelerator, is a highly effective online evaluation and staff wellbeing improvement tool, designed to help senior education leaders and HR Directors create a healthy school culture to...

parents booking partner spotlight

Parents Booking Partner Spotlight

Parents Booking is a partner of Xporter's dedicated to helping schools on the parental engagement and appointment-making fronts. The platform is used by thousands of schools in the UK and abroad. Principally, it helps schools run tens of millions of virtual and in-person parents' evening appoin...

Success Story – The Cornerstone Academy Trust

The Cornerstone Academy Trust are one of the many trusts that rely on Xporter to export MIS data. They are sharing their feedback and highlights of their experience with us: read on to learn how our services support your Multi-Academy Trusts! "We were moving from SIMS to Arbor becaus...

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CPOMS Partner Spotlight

Xporter is pleased to present its partnership with CPOMS. Driven by a team of specialists with extensive experience in the Education Sector, CPOMS is currently used by over 14,500 establishments spanning the UK, Ireland, Africa, Asia, Canada, USA and wider Europe. Gone are the days of extens...

Satchel Partner Spotlight

Xporter is pleased to present its partnership with Satchel, a learning platform trusted by 1 in 3 UK secondary schools. Xporter has helped the Satchel platform for a number of years by providing access to schools’ MIS. Satchel is an EdTech company that is specialised in creating award-winn...

School Authorisation within Xporter

Once Xporter is installed, we will only share your data with applications you have authorised. Each application that utilises Xporter must be authorised separately which allows you to control exactly what data is being shared on an application-by-application basis. For example, if your cashless...

What does an excellent product look like?

Usually, customers look for that value addition or the problems you can solve, but also for the reassurance that you can evolve with them as their needs and issues change. To achieve this, you will need to know your customer and how to measure your successes. Alongside using volume and usage me...

Product Releases October 2021

This is our summary of releases that have come out since 1st September. In future, we will be releasing this on a monthly basis.

  • [ENH] - Added support for XodHub on Tools tab in Emerge Management Console
    • XodHub connection now shows in  Service Endpoints panel
    • Chec...

September Support

On Wednesday 8th September 2021, our very own Gillian hosted a support webinar enabling you to prepare yourself fully for the busy rush of September. If you missed it, you can watch it back at your convenience here whilst also accessing some useful links below: Useful Links Document ...

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Partner Post – Children’s Character Development Gap

Schools have a vital role in helping children develop positive character “virtues” and soft skills, and despite schools’ efforts, remote education has created a character development gap that needs to be filled, writes Tim Ballard. When the Covid-19 pandemic forced schools to close, te...

Changing Education Partner Spotlight

Xporter is delighted to have been chosen to work in partnership with Changing Education to provide evidence-based practice for a range of work experience opportunities, as well as a careers management platform to help students make the leap from the class...

Getting to know Open Kitchens: Q&A

Open Kitchens is a national food solution that brings together restaurants & their communities to fund, produce & deliver free meals to those in need. Their service, Meal Dash, enables children who live in food insecurity to be given food parcels comprised of the 3 million tonnes of foo...

Introducing Our Partner: Open Kitchens

Open Kitchens is a national food solution that brings together restaurants & their communities to fund, produce & deliver free meals to those in need. Their service, MealDash, enables children who live in food insecurity to be given food parcels comprised of the 3 million tonnes whi...

SEEMiS Integration

Thank you all for your patience, we have made great progress on our integration with SEEMiS! We plan to be going into early-stage pilots for the start of May and will be in touch in the coming weeks to discuss what Local Authorities and schools you have from Scotland in your pipeline wan...

Xporter Update – Automated Error Notifications

Hope you had a wonderful Easter break - to join in on good news of the 12th we have some exciting new support enhancements in place for Xporter!  Proactive messaging – We will introduce 6 new automated error notifications to our platform from the 12th April. This will n...

The Easter warm up!

From the 8th March we saw a majority of schools returning after what seems like an eternity(or so the home schooling parents thought) which hopefully hasn’t been too stressful for everyone. We have another EGGsellent school holiday on the horizon too. We wanted to drop in some bits and bobs from ...

cost of data

What does my school data cost?

If you are one of the 20,000 UK schools using Groupcall Xporter to collate the data from your schools, you will be aware that the cost of acquiring the data is apparently zero. Once the product has been set up, it will be updated automatically, and give you streams of whatever data you’ve ask...

Our products and the education revolution

On the 7th of August 2018, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds announced his challenge to the EdTech sector in England to ‘launch an education revolution for schools…’ or, to provide tools and software to support and ease the burden of teachers and schools in a number of critical and oft...

SEEMiS

SEEMiS Partner with Xporter

Solution helps connect Scottish schools to best of breed educational software at the same time as increasing efficiency and supporting data-driven decision-making Groupcall is delighted to have been chosen to work in partnership with SEEMiS Group LLP to provide data integration ...