Engage school management information system

Engage by Double First school MIS

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School management software seminar

The second June seminar held by Double First had a full house attendance.

Jeff Elliott, MD, explained the day's packed agenda and stated he would be keeping a watchful eye that timings went to plan!

The day began with five workshops from which delegates could choose to attend three. All were 'sold out' to capacity.

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Double First exhibits at the 2007 ISA Annual Conference

The ISA Annual Conference was held at the Stratford Moat House Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, between 10th to 12th May, in a beautiful setting next to the river Avon.

'Many Double First customers were there,' said Edina Champion, Customer Liaison Manager, 'including members of the Alpha Plus Group who recently placed an order for all their schools and colleges.'

Double First exhibits (read more)

Engage Portal is launched

Double First is proud to announce the launch of a new module, Engage Portal, an e-Learning and VLE platform.

'The Portal,' said Jeff Elliott, 'is a magnificent product, conceived around Becta's e-Learning strategy.'

Continuing, Jeff added, 'We have deliberately made the Portal pupil-centric to encourage its use.'

Engage Portal launched (read more)

Engage is chosen by The Alpha Plus Group

The Alpha Plus Group, formerly the Davies, Laing and Dick Education Group, placed an order for 16 of its schools and colleges, valued at £355,000 in February this year.

'We had been struggling with a well known MIS product for many years,' said Alan Holden, Alpha's Support Services Manager. 'Everybody was thoroughly fed up with it.

'The stage had been reached where we just had to find a replacement MIS which did what we needed it to do instead of being limited and constricted.

Alpha Plus chooses Engage (read more)

Refresher Course for Accounts users

Double First is offering Accounts Users a one day Refresher Course at a special low rate.

Will you be approaching Year End wondering if you have completed all the things you should have done? Does it seem a long time ago when you had to prepare these important routines? Is it your first Year End? Can you afford to make mistakes?

Whatever the case, attending a one day refresher course for Year End may save you hours of work and prevent costly errors.

Refresher Course for Accounts users (read more)

Double First Engage Timetable module released

Timetable for Engage (manual version) is released today. 'Timetable has been created from scratch and with no preconceived ideas,' said Paul Rastall, Software Development Manager.

'Our research was extensive and included examining existing timetable systems and discussing them with their users, as well as discussions with many schools from large to small, single gender and coeducational, to ascertain exactly what was needed, before we started designing,' said Paul.

Double First Engage Timetable (read more)

New branding for Double First

On 28th October 2006, Double First launched its new Logo and Branding to mark the fact that their software had reached a new peak of success within the Independent School market.

'Not only is Engage now being acclaimed as the most advanced School Information Management software available,' said Jeff Elliott, Group MD, 'but our suite of Accounts, Administration and Payroll software is under considerable development as well.'

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'Technology in Schools' Seminar

Hosted by Double First, the stunning Cisco Bedfont Lakes HQ in London was the venue for the seminar on Wednesday 18th October 2006.

Many schools attended this exciting seminar, some of which were existing customers. Cisco demonstrated how wireless technology can transform education offering connection to critical information, thereby improving efficiencies across a school's network enabling seamless delivery of media.

'Technology in Schools' Seminar (read more)

Engage Development Partners First Conference

Charlton House was the venue for on 4th October 2006, for the first Engage Development Partners Conference. Delegates began arriving at noon to check in and quaff a refreshing glass of Champagne.

After a Buffet Lunch, everyone was driven to Yeovil for a tour of Double First's HQ, which included meetnig the Support Team, the Development Team, and seeing the new dedicated Training Centre.

Returning to Charlton House, the Conference began with Jeff Elliott (Group MD), giving a history of Double First, and Engage.

Development Partners Conference (read more)

Further information

To receive further information or to arrange a demonstration of our school management information system and school accounting software please contact us by completing this form or call us on +44 1935 40 30 20

You can also see the full details of Double First's global offices here.

To receive support please log into the Double First Support Centre or call 08450 346655 (+44 1935 40 30 10 from international).

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