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Introducing Orah's New Direct Communications Chat Tool for Schools

Ronan Quirke

June 21, 2024

Orah Direct Communications

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.

This compliments Communications Broadcasts, but to ensure it is easy to use for all staff, “Conversations” can be accessed right from the Homeboard.

Here's how it works

See how easy it is to use–it's just as easy to set up.

This is just the first release - coming very shortly are Communications Monitor and Group Conversations, the other key parts of bringing Conversations into Orah.

Schools with access to Conversations will see a new option in User Roles and Permissions that gives staff access:

If you don’t see this option or you do not have access to Orah Communications already, get a demo here and we can show you how it works and get you set up.

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Ronan Quirke

I live in Wellington, New Zealand with my family which includes three young kids, two cats and a dog. When not cleaning up after them, I love walking the amazing parks and tracks of New Zealand. I have been developing websites and apps for over 20 years for a variety of companies and industries. I enjoy finding ways to make a positive impact by providing schools and families with better tools to help the next generation.

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