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Re: SchoolTool Slogan
I think the schooltool team should create a nice environment first before
you tell the people about SchoolTool. It is still ugly I think.
I think SchoolTool has to be renewed. The environment is not very logical
and it doen't look professional at all.
2011/11/18 Gediminas Paulauskas <menesis@xxxxxx>
> 2011/11/18 Tom Hoffman <tom.hoffman@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > SchoolTool has always lacked a punchy slogan. We've basically been
> > stuck with something like "SchoolTool is a suite of free
> > administrative software for schools around the world." It was just
> > the best we (mostly me) could come up with.
> > As I was staring at that at the top of our new web page -- coming
> > Tuesday -- the phrase "the Global Student Information System" popped
> > into my head. I think that's pretty good. Also google indicates
> > nobody really uses it.
> But SchoolTool is to be installed locally in each school.
> For someone in government looking for new software, a deployment model
> is important. But it is not only not global, but even things that are
> common to all school in a country (e.g. school years, holidays,
> subjects in secondary schools) cannot be managed centrally.
> On the other end, for someone looking for software to run their
> private school, global is not an advantage and may scare off.
> > Variations:
> > The Global Student Information System
> > A Global Student Information System
> > The Free Global Student Information System
> > Also there are terms other than "student information system" -- these
> > are often called "management information systems" etc., but those
> > don't necessarily get across the school connection without extra
> > words.
> Isn't it a school management system? It helps manage information not
> only about students, but teachers and projectors as well ;)
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