Educa

Educa

Communication software for early education

4.8/5 (8 reviews)

Educa Overview

Educa is an early learning and education software that offers child care professionals a single, centralized platform from which to communicate, collaborate and engage with families. Incorporating document sharing, progress planning and customizable progress reporting, Educa aims to deliver a simple early education solution.

Designed to facilitate parent engagement, Educa enables users to send classroom photos, videos and observations directly to parents. Since Educa is available as a native mobile application on iOS and Android, parents can receive updates and post feedback on the move from any smartphone or tablet device. Educa supports secure document storage and sharing, allowing users to create and send comprehensive child portfolios to parents and other schools.

As users are able to upload state guidelines as well as custom methods such as Montessori, Educa grants child care professionals the flexibility to connect and align updates to any curriculum, equipping users with the tools to plan, track and assess child progress against predefined curriculum goals.

While child progress can be tracked with customizable progress reports, Educa also permits users to monitor parent activity using activity reports. To promote teacher development, Educa enables teachers to record their professional development goals, reflections and progress, and with a review and approval system, Educa helps users manage content quality; a useful support feature for inexperienced teachers.

Pricing

Starting from
US$1,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, United States

Supported Languages

English

Educa Reviews

Overall rating
4.8/5
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Ben K.

easy to use and access required information

Used Weekly for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2017/06/06
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

An accessible menu, easy to follow time line. I appreciate how simple it is to find the information and updates I am after.

Cons

The design/aesthetics, more specifically how photos appear. Feels a little cheesy and dated. Some of this may be to do with how it is used by the preschool staff?

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Likelihood to recommend

8.0/10
Amanda R.

Professional, interactive & inspiring

Reviewed on 2016/06/07
Review Source: Capterra

We have been using Educa for a few months now and are thrilled with it! Our educators are inspired everyday to share moments & stories with families so easily. Our families are absolutely loving the program and seeing what their children are doing each day, sometimes live! The connection between educator, child & family ( even extended family ) is brilliant - our family involvement has gone through the roof! Most importantly educators have more time with the children as they are not spending hours & hours writing observations and learning stories. We cannot recommend Educa enough - best decision we ever made.

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Rho L.

Great tool for Early Ed

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2018/03/26
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

It's amazing software for educators, faculty and parents. It allows you to keep up with children's progress and keep parents informed.

Cons

None that I can think of. It's a great portal that works well. No glitches, no issues just seamless information.

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Javy C.

Great tool for Educators, excellent system for parent to be connected and very easy to use

Reviewed on 2016/06/07
Review Source: Capterra

There are no cons really on my experience as an Educator, Centre Manager and a Parent it has only been positive, it is a much easier, less time consuming tool to document children's learning, all families loved it, especially grandparents that live overseas or in different states, they loved having the opportunity to be close to they grandchildren and be part of their day to day life. And as a parent I loved that I'll have my children stories and memories of their early years of learning for the rest of their life and that one day they may show it to their own children.

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Renee C.

Great product

Reviewed on 2016/06/07
Review Source: Capterra

We have been using EDUCA since the beginning of 2016. I don't have a negative thing to say about the product. EDUCA is easy to use, you get great customer service, great online training options and great reporting functions.
My educators love it, because they are getting the most feedback and involvement from families ever and it is easy to use!
As I Director one of the many things I love about it is the REPORTING! Knowing that families are reading the learning, tracking my educators learning stories and seeing the families comments are amazing benefits!

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Educa Pricing

Starting from
US$1,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Educa is priced at $1/per child, per month, and offers a free 30-day test drive.

Educa Features

  • Activity Tracking
  • Assessment Management
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Communication Management
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Progress Tracking
  • Records Management
  • Reporting & Statistics

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Attendance Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Course Authoring
  • Course Catalog
  • Customizable Branding
  • Data Import/Export
  • Learning Management
  • Registration Management
  • Self Service Portal
  • Time & Attendance Tracking

Additional information for Educa

Key features of Educa

  • Activity tracking
  • Approval system
  • Assessment management
  • Child portfolios
  • Commenting
  • Communication management
  • Curriculum alignment
  • Custom education methods
  • Customizable progress reports
  • Daily reports
  • Data import from billing & contact management systems
  • Document management
  • Document sharing
  • Document storage
  • Feedback management
  • Goal management
  • Goal tracking
  • Invitations & reminders
  • Lesson plan management
  • Newsletter management
  • Parent collaboration
  • Parent portal
  • Password management
  • Permission management
  • Photo gallery
  • Photo sharing
  • Planning tools
  • Progress reports
  • Progress tracking
  • Push notifications
  • Records management
  • School policy sharing
  • Secure data storage
  • State guideline upload
  • Teacher development tracking
  • Text messaging
  • Video sharing

Benefits

  • Showcase your curriculum and stand out from the competition.
  • Engage and collaborate with parents to extend learning and improve outcomes.
  • Reduce paper and save teacher time by putting portfolios online and sharing service notices and documentation with parents through the private Educa website.
  • Encourage quality practice and enable teachers to collaborate with peers.
  • Simplify parent communications by having it all in one place.

  • Educa FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Educa.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Educa offer?

    Educa offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$1,00/month

    Pricing model: Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    Educa is priced at $1/per child, per month, and offers a free 30-day test drive.

    Q. What are the main features of Educa?

    Educa offers the following features:

    • Activity tracking
    • Approval system
    • Assessment management
    • Child portfolios
    • Commenting
    • Communication management
    • Curriculum alignment
    • Custom education methods
    • Customizable progress reports
    • Daily reports
    • Data import from billing & contact management systems
    • Document management
    • Document sharing
    • Document storage
    • Feedback management
    • Goal management
    • Goal tracking
    • Invitations & reminders
    • Lesson plan management
    • Newsletter management
    • Parent collaboration
    • Parent portal
    • Password management
    • Permission management
    • Photo gallery
    • Photo sharing
    • Planning tools
    • Progress reports
    • Progress tracking
    • Push notifications
    • Records management
    • School policy sharing
    • Secure data storage
    • State guideline upload
    • Teacher development tracking
    • Text messaging
    • Video sharing

    Q. Who are the typical users of Educa?

    Educa has the following typical customers:

    Mid Size Business, Public Administrations, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Educa support?

    Educa supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Educa offer?

    Educa has the following pricing plans:

    Subscription

    Q. Does Educa support mobile devices?

    Educa supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone, iPad

    Q. What other apps does Educa integrate with?

    We do not have any information about what integrations Educa has

    Q. What level of support does Educa offer?

    Educa offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support