About SchoolUpdate

General Information

The secure and smart communication solution for schools and childcare facilities is available as a web application and mobile app!

SchoolUpdate is a secure communication solution.

  • 100% DSGVO compliant
  • Data hosted in a certified data centre
  • More than a simple news application

SchoolUpdate is the digital answer to the classic message booklet.

  • Distribute information quickly and paperlessly
  • Manage deadlines online
  • Use the translation function
  • Request a read confirmation

SchoolUpdate supports and simplifies the exchange of information.

  • Facilitates communication
  • Simplifies organisation
  • Manages absences

Simple and always up to date – that’s SchoolUpdate!

Target Audience

SchoolUpdate is designed for schools and educational institutions to simplify communication.

Users of the application are teachers on the one hand, and parents and students on the other. SchoolUpdate also offers the possibility of central communication for schools and institution managers.

Despite its name, SchoolUpdate also benefits childcare and educational institutions – whether they are kindergartens, nurseries or after-school care centres: SchoolUpdate makes communicating with parents a breeze.

If there are several children in different facilities (e.g. kindergarten + school), a single app is sufficient for parents and reference person!

SchoolUpdate – Functions & Features


Simply send messages and request read receipts. Use the translation function to overcome language barriers.

Exchange of documents

Upload files and send additional information up to 10MB.

Emergency Notification

Report emergencies through the app. Contacts receive timely notification via SMS, in-app and/or email.


Report absences and document them.


Announce and view dates and events.


Distribute, collect and hand in work assignments.

List & Surveys

Organise different votes and coordinate registrations.


The digital bulletin board for links and tips.

Parents' Day

Schedule appointments and book meetings.

Interface to SOKRATES

Import data and avoid multiple entries.


  • Safety first: legally and DSGVO-compliant communication
  • Everything in one place: Information, appointments, work orders and more in one app. All communication through one channel.
  • Always at your fingertips: send messages, access information, check homework and more – anytime, anywhere.
  • Communicate without language barriers: Automatically translate messages into the language of your choice.
  • Send absences directly: Report sickness and absences with just a few clicks.
  • Read confirmation: Messages are acknowledged and confirmed.
  • Respond as quickly as possible: Use the emergency message to notify all caregivers at the same time.
  • Communicate paperlessly: Eliminate paper clutter and save on copying costs.
  • Easy to get started: Import data via the SOKRATES management systems.

Product Packages

SchoolUpdate standard

The standard package includes unlimited messaging, the ability to report absences with a few clicks, calendar integration and recommendations.

SchoolUpdate premium

The Premium version is the complete package of SchoolUpdate. In addition to the features of the standard package, it includes the distribution of homework, the creation of lists & surveys, the assignment of parent-teacher conferences and the sending of emergency messages.

Have we aroused your interest?

Would you like to start using SchoolUpdate or find out more about it? Contact us and we will be happy to advise you!