Ashford College

Ashford College

A school that, like many, is cautious about privacy and security

We helped Victoria’s Ashford College build and launch their app via in Term 1, 2016 via the private iOS & Android app stores. This meant only parents and students who were sent the link to download the app could see it.

We were pleased to offer this service – no other Australian school app developer offers this level of privacy and security.

Launching a popular new communication tool

By the end of Term 4, 1270 out of 1388 invites had been actioned and the app accounts created and the app had been accessed more than 73,000 times during the 2016 school year.

Parents certainly got the message: the open rate for push notifications via the app was 97% compared with only 62% via email.

The top 3 accessed tabs were Latest Notices, School Calendar and College Sports. The new canteen option was also popular, with 66% of orders coming through the app in Term 1, 2017.

The savings

Taking into consideration staffing resources, paper costs and reduction of school technology systems, it’s estimated that Ashford is saving $2,500 per school term.

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