Switch is a SaaS (software as a service) platform for teachers and students, providing high quality on demand data + practical ‘things to do’ to build emotional intelligence and improve self-regulation.
How much does it cost?
$10 per student per year subscription with a 20% discount if it's rolled out to the whole school. Minimum yearly subscription is $500. More detailed info is on the price page, including a premium option and the free parent portal.
What age is it appropriate for?
The program is currently used from prep - year 12, and now includes functionality for teachers and support staff as well.
Where is the data stored and is it secure?
Yes. Data is stored on Amazon servers within Australia as per the requirements of the federal and state government security requirements, of which we have been assessed by and are fully compliant with.
How do I get things started?
Simply sign up for one of the options under the Try for free menu, follow the prompts and within 24 hours we'll have your classes set up and ready to go! If after the trial period you're happy with everything, just keep using it and we'll sort everything out for you. Simple!
Does it work?
Increasing emotional intelligence has significant impacts on every school, often in quite unique and incredible ways. For Samford State School, Switch was a key part of a whole of school focus for them, and this is the impact they experienced comparing the 10 months before, and after implementing Switch4Schools.
Do I need iPads?
No. You can use any device that connects to the internet. Whether using the iOS app, or connecting through a browser, it all works together.
Is there technical support?
Yes! Our team with work with you through any technical issues you might have - not that there will be many! We are here to ensure that you are able to fully experience the impact of Switch.
What materials are available to help me get started with my teachers?
We have a range of materials to help you 'plug and play', including information slide decks, template emails, fact sheets, cheat sheets, videos and lesson plans and learning materials.
Personal and social learning capabilities aligned curriculum
Educators have access to a suite of age appropriate learning materials focused on developing emotional intelligence at the varying competency levels needed to meet and support student development.
What do I get with my subscription?
Everything you need and more!
Along with all the info sheets, lesson plans, posters, communication templates and videos, you also receive access to an administration portal so you can control the fun!