Once you've completed the 5 steps to setting up your app, it's time to start thinking about communicating to your community and preparing them for SkoolBag.
1. Make sure SkoolBag can be found! [IMPORTANT]
One of the most important things you can do to drive adoption of SkoolBag is adding a Link to the SkoolBag Download Instructions on the Contact Us page of your School's Website.
You could also this suggested copy to accompany your link.
|Website Download Instruction Copy||
"We use SkoolBag to keep everyone informed with what's happening at school - it's our window to school life! From Notices and Events to Reminders and important links.
It's all on SkoolBag!
The best way to get your community using SkoolBag is to upload your users via your Admin Console. All you need is their Name and email address.
Uploading users in this way will mean that you can start sending updates immediately via email to all users once they have registered their account.
You can also see a full list of all your app users in the User Tab.
3. Promoting SkoolBag to your community
We recommend preparing your community before you start using it for important communications. This give them time to get signup and get setup.
Use can existing communication channels, such as your newsletter, social media and events to promote SkoolBag and let your community know how you'll be using it.
The table below contains a suggested timeline and example messaging.
|Message Type||Example Message||Suggested Images (right click to download)|
Newsletter Article / Social Media Post
2-3 Days Pre-Invite
SkoolBag: Our new home for school life
Based on feedback from our community, we've signed up to a new platform to help improve communication between our school and the parent community.
You will shortly receive an invite to signup for SkoolBag, the new communication app.
SkoolBag will be used to send app notifications and emails regarding important events and school announcements. As well as a reference point for key documentation.
You will also be able to sign absentee notifications and other submit details via the app.
We're excited to be using technology to help bring our community closer together.
If you have any questions or feedback on what you would like to see in SkoolBag.
Otherwise, please follow the prompts when you receive your invitation to your email or follow the download instructions.
|Social Media / Website Launch|| SkoolBag: Our new home for school life
You should have received an email invite to create your SkoolBag Account.
If you have any issues or would like more information, please refer to SkoolBag's Help Centre
|Poster for your School||
Stay informed with the SkoolBag App
Print this poster and put it up where your parent community will see it or include copies in your orientation packs.
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