The dashboard, at parents.igssyd.nsw.edu.au, contains tiles which link to useful information, including key dates, a payments portal, CareMonkey, IGS Notices, the Canteen top-up facility, InFocus, school policies, and uniform shop and clubs information.
Importantly, there is also a tile linking to the Engage Parent Portal, saying “Coming Soon”. It contains information about the new IGS data management system which will go live from the start of the 2019 academic year, replacing the “Igloo” portal that we are currently using.
“Engage” will allow parents to access a calendar filtered to show details relevant to their own children. It will also show their timetables, health information, academic reports, account details and activity choices.
“The new Parent Dashboard and Engage are part of our commitment to streamlining communications at IGS,” said Director of ICT & Digital Innovation Graham Clarkson.
“Please note that while there is open access to the Dashboard, access to secure information in CareMonkey and Engage require sign-in. Parents and caregivers will receive an email notification about Engage in the coming weeks.”