Everything explained in a 5 minute video…

This video shows iAbacus being used to create a whole-school self-evaluation and action plan using Ofsted criteria. Please note, iAbacus can be customised with your own criteria – or pre-loaded with other frameworks, e.g. Eti, Estyn, ISI, HGIOS.

The Power is in the Process

Start with your judgements

Slide the beads to record your initial judgements about effectiveness in each area.

Check them against criteria

Check the accuracy of your judgements by re-sliding the beads to review the criteria.

Summarise your evidence

Justify your judgements by providing evidence and including file attachments or weblinks.

Analyse what’s helping or hindering

Analyse the factors that are helping or hindering effectiveness.

Plan your actions

Plan actions to strengthen the helping factors and weaken the hindering.

Create reports to share

Automatically produce clear and concise reports and plans to share with others.

Collaborate with others

Invite others to add their beads for a simple 360° approach to collaboration

NEW Collaboration Features

You can now combine and compare abacuses from multiple users for instant insights into effectiveness across departments or groups of staff.

  School leaders “love it!”

Most school systems are time-consuming and complicated – full of features which slow you down and frustrate you. iAbacus® is completely different – it’s interactive, engaging and a joy to use.

 Trust our 10 minute guarantee

iAbacus® straightforward and intuitive. Leaders start using it immediately and instinctively. If they help? No problem. We’ll happily show them everything they need to know in 10 minutes.

 Create powerful, strategic plans

iAbacus helps leaders create concise and high impact plans they’ll be proud to publish and confidently share with others. No more long documents which are dull to read and difficult to maintain.

Make sense of school data

iAbacus helps leaders distil vast amounts of data to justify judgments and demonstrate impact. It enables leaders to use data effectively and find new purpose in existing information systems.

  A simple, step-by-step process

iAbacus® is based on a process designed by John Pearce during 40 years as a School Improvement Adviser. It helps leaders think strategically and plan clear actions that drive improvement.

Build the capacity of colleagues

School improvement planning is strengthened by shared thinking. Equip your colleagues with iAbacus® and you will empower them with a tool they can trust.

 Customise it for your school

iAbacus is for schools of all phases and sizes. It comes pre-loaded with criteria from Ofsted, Estyn, ISI and many others. Choose from a range of ready-made templates or tweak them to fit your needs.

 Stress-free collaboration

Leaders collaborate by simply sharing their abacuses with each other. Put an end to those confusing email trails and out-of-sync documents.

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