SMS South Africa has launched SMS for Schools – A fast and easy way to bulk SMS pupils, parents and teachers.
The SMS text system offers schools the highest quality Bulk SMS Service at the cheapest price.
Setting up an Account is free and there are no monthly fees or other hidden cost. Schools only pay for the SMS’es that they have purchased.
SMS credits expire on the networks (MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, Virgin Mobile, etc.) after 12 months.
How Can I Use bulk-SMS for Schools?
There are dozens of ways in which schools use bulk sms text messaging as a way of communicating. Here are a few examples:
- Staff contact – Keep in touch with supply teachers or other members of staff
- Coursework deadlines – Reminder of crucial deadlines for coursework
- Exam dates – Text alerts with location and timing of examinations
- Event Reminders – Remind parents of meeting, location and pickup times
- Weather alerts – The weather always seems to play havoc with trips and sporting events