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Introducing Orah's New Direct Communications Chat Tool for Schools

Our communications team have been busy developing the much-requested ability to bring direct messaging into Orah so you can have one place where messaging, organising communications and ensuring your school has oversight, all in one place.

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Latest Updates to Workflows (May 2024)

Orah schools have been looking for ways to improve their utility in response to student actions, so we’ve made a number of enhancements to help with this.

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The (New) Easier Way To Communicate With Your Students

Broadcast responses are a simple but effective way to gather a positive (or negative) response from students & parents - ensure students read and acknowledge important messages, or get quick feedback on something time-sensitive

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Introducing Orah’s New And Improved Shift Reports

Every boarding school writes up a “Shift Report” or “Duty Report”. We knew we could do it better.

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Empowering Education: Unveiling the Orah Browser Extension Duo for Class Attendance and Teacher's Notes

Unveiling Orah's new Browser Extensions for Chrome. It's even easier to mark a roll or log student conduct notes. In this brief article, we'll explain how each extension works and how you can start using them.

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Product Update: Scaling Student Data Access with User Roles & Data Permissions

Today, we're excited to announce the release of our latest feature - user roles and data permissions for improved access management.‍ See exactly what has changed, learn how to make the most of these new tools and hear our recommendations.

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Introducing the new app for Parents & Families!

The Orah For Families app provides parents, guardians and other trusted contacts with an easy way to manage all aspects of their student's life - passes, events, and forms from one easy-to-use place.

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Collect deeper feedback about your students' well-being with our Conversational Surveys

Introducing Conversational Surveys - A new way to for students to communicate their concerns and provide you with the necessary insights to improve their well-being and evolve your culture.

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Nurture Beta is Enabled For Our Early Adopters

The mood check feature as part of the Nurture beta was rolled out to our early adopters. It helps schools identify struggling students and helps them proactively support them. Read further to know about all the features that it offers.

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Rebranding Boardingware to Orah

Today we are announcing the rebranding of our company and the launch of our platform, Orah. These changes are a part of a multi-year company evolution that is elevating the way we serve schools, like yours. With the introduction of Orah...

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API Update: New Attendance End-points

You can now use Boardingware’s OpenAPI to feed attendance data back to your SIS or other systems for better reporting and visibility.Since Boardingware was founded in 2014 schools have loved to use the Staff Mobile App for taking attenda...

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New Online Form Builder For Schools

A couple months ago we hosted a Covid Webinar series where we discussed some of the ways you can use Boardingware to uphold responsibilities and meet new health and safety guidelines with solutions such as Contact Tracing, Workflows and...

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