Why keeping your telephone systems for schools current is essentialOne of the biggest challenges facing many schools is ensuring that teachers, parents and pupils remain connected and well informed. Effective telephone systems for schools and communication in general, plays a crucial role in creating a healthy and supportive school community. As schools are expanding an updated communication system is now more important than ever before. By making correct use of advanced telecommunication technologies, schools can ensure their communications are always delivered to the right people, in a timely manner and at a low cost.
The main benefits of upgrading your school’s telephone system include:
Enhances Internal Communication
A good telephony system supports the day-to-day operations of a school by keeping your staff connected and up to date with the latest school news. Landlines, mobiles, SMS and mobile twinning help everyone stay informed and provide seamless access to information. Personal voicemail systems within classrooms and around the school provide your staff with mobility and increased responsiveness.
Increases Parental Involvement
A new telecommunication system can also help to improve teacher-parent interaction. Parents can receive notification from your school through SMS or via recorded messages services directly. In this way you can be sure that they are always well informed of any school event, incidents and emergencies or when their child is absent from school.
Improves School Safety
In the event of an emergency, advanced applications allow administrators to disseminate information quickly and efficiently to both staff and students. With an emergency notification system you will be able to ensure an early response to a crisis whereas emergency cloud backup will keep your data safe and secure if a disaster strikes.
Secures Your School Phone Network
Educational institutions are a very easy target for phone hackers as they offer long and frequent out of working hours. With a smart telecommunication system in place you can protect your school against this type of crime – with our advanced landline monitoring applications, you can always be sure that you school phone system is safe and secure.
Media enhanced lessons can be more informative and inspiring. Delivering curriculum content via audio, web and video helps to increase student engagement and enables teachers to deliver live classes from different locations. This type of communication is extremely helpful for students on sick leave or experiencing travel disruptions.
Supports Legacy Equipment
A new communication system will enhance your existing investment and reduce costs by setting the foundation for future growth. Our communication solutions will integrate, support and enhance the use of your existing technology.
Services like call routing, self-service and reporting all help to decrease incoming call response times and helps to keep your administration costs down.
How we can help?
Opus Education has been providing flexible, affordable and reliable telephone systems for schools for the past 25 years. As a result, we have attained the Mitel Platinum Reseller accreditation and Education Solutions Expert status.