Education - Helping schools communicate better with LIN

LIN is a real-time contact management and unified communications platform that helps schools to establish connection with parents and alumni and communicate with them using emails, sms, voice message, in app notifications and emergency alerts all from a single window. LIN offers two custom designed ready to use solutions ‘Education Connect’ and ‘Alumni Connect’ on web and mobile, built on the LIN platform, for educational institutes, schools and colleges to maintain and keep updated contact details of their students, parents, faculty, alumni and communicate with them using different digital means.

LIN is a secure platform on cloud that any educational institute can on-board and start using it instantly as a subscription service without worrying about long technology development times, investment in hardware/software and ongoing maintenance. It is a ready to use cost effective solution that can justify its own business case. Schools and colleges can readily start reducing cost of paper mailers by replacing the communication through emails from LIN. Once they gradually achieve a good adoption of the LIN4Me mobile app, it further reduces the cost of communication using free in app notifications instead of SMS/text messages. Thus, establishing an efficient and cost-effective communication protocol.

Extending institute's reach
LIN extends the reach and connection of the institution in the hands of the students, alumni and parents through easy to use LIN4Me mobile app. Institute’s personalised profile is visible to connected members when they log into the app and that gives the mechanism to stay connected with their school, college or university.

Any student, alumni and parent can keep his contact details updated on LIN4Me app and they are always reflected correct and complete to all the institutes and connections that he is connected to and agreed to share his information. The students can also search for other batch mates and faculty on LIN and establish long lost connections with them if permitted.

Institute’s LIN administrators, teachers and alumni coordinators can send unlimited instant in-app alerts and important notifications about child’s performance, homework, PTA meetings, school events, alumni meet etc on LIN4Me absolutely free, thus saving valuable money that can be diverted to other student benefits.
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Integrate and personalise
LIN can be easily integrated to institute’s website and other student systems. It can be personalised to use institute’s logo and branding, messaging, configure multiple departments and courses and pin point different locations.

LIN provides additional capabilities to create events such as Christmas fares, PTA meetings, alumni meets or any other children’s programmes. The events can be proliferated to students, alumni and parents through email and notifications on the LIN4Me mobile app directly. Members can save these events in his favourites, register for them and can even navigate to the location using LIN’s single click navigation. Any changes to the event details like change of timings or change of location at any time can be communicated in real time.

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LIN ‘Education Connect’ and ‘Alumni Connect’ help educational institutions to strengthen their relationships with their students, alumni and parents, reduce their operational costs for maintaining their contact directories updated and reap multiple following benefits from the connections.

  • Efficient way of maintaining online student and alumni directory with updated contact details
  • Real engagement and active connection with stakeholders on mobile and web
  • Ease of organising school events and upfront event registration
  • Effective communication with members using mass mailing, sms, voice, video and mobile in-app notifications
  • Analytics to tap parents network for higher benefits like PTA engagement
  • Rapid roll out, easy personalisation, no investment in hardware or software
  • Flexible opex based engagement model providing software as a service
In addition to multiple benefits to the institute, LIN also provides a lot of value add features to faculty, students, parents and alumni to use LIN as their new self-maintained phone book, search and connect with other batch mates and parents, navigate to and communicate with their contacts and use LIN as their digital business card. LIN strengthens the feeling of association between the institute, student, alumni, faculty and parents and keep him bonded to each other for years to come and wherever life takes him.

LIN provides a rich set of capabilities for educational institutes to manage their stakeholders and engage with them. These capabilities include:

  • Special admin workspace on web with full view of students, alumni and parents contacts
  • Bulk on-boarding of student data and registration
  • Engagement through creation and management of academic and social events like alumni meet, sports day, annual function etc.
  • Search and filters for data selection and export to excel
  • Powerful analytics and dashboard to measure success of communication
  • Email and SMS notifications to all / selected students and parents
  • Workflow to capture additional information from parents
  • Mobile app for parents and alumni with self-service to update their contact information
  • Search and connect with other students, alumni and parents
  • Personalised digital business cards for trustees and faculty
To download the brochure, click Helping schools communicate better with parents or Alumni Connect