Document & share learning

Support teachers and engage families
in your own private community.

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Inspire your teachers

Give them the tools to reflect, learn from each other and grow professionally, to get nourishment from the good work they do.

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Engage parents meaningfully

Create a caring community around each child to share stories linked to learning, start real conversations.  

Your Program, In One Place

Child portfolios, teacher portfolios and everything in between.

Online learning story and documentation software that promotes collaboration and best practice throughout your program cycle.

  • Engage parents
  • Share and learn from peers
  • Reflect and grow as a teacher

Use learning stories connected to goals and other learning to inspire families and peers.

Everyone who cares about each child’s learning journey working together.

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Digital Portfolios Make Learning Visible

By sharing observations with parents linked to curriculum and/or plans, you communicate your approach – in real time. Send announcements from our message dashboard.

Support Teacher Development

Teacher portfolios for reflections or inquiry. Maintain appraisals and individual plans also. Use story comments to mentor younger teachers in real-time. More here

Communicate Your Values (and Passion)

Educa’s story format helps parents see your approach and values. Being able to share a child’s progress with validating links animates teachers, and creates special teacher-family connections.

Your Process, Made Easier

Educa was developed for New Zealand educators who are innovative and independent, each service needing a different set up. Our platform is highly adaptable.

Reports, Reports, Reports

Reports on learning for each child, on parent engagement, on teacher activity and more help you understand your service and save time in compliance.

Save Time and Paper

Our digital portfolios save paper, although stories can be printed. Having it all online in one place – for sharing and collaboration – helps efficiency.

Any Device, Anytime, Anywhere

Portfolios - Print, Save

Share with families and save to a portfolio in one click. Download or print as needed.

Forms & Assessments

Use our form builder to put everything online for easy access, e.g., staff appraisals, service review forms, child assessments.

Any Curriculum

Upload any framework or goal set or create your own. Then link to anything you write in Educa.

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Share Documents

Share policies and resources with teachers only or with parents also.

Custom Planning

Lesson plans, individual and group plans. Work individually or collaborate. Share with parents, link to stories.

Foreign Language Versions

Users can choose Educa in English (default), Maori, Mandarin, Spanish or Arabic.

Set your service apart.

Join 250,000 educators & families worldwide.

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Partners & Endorsements

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jackie lints educare“Educa gives us a place to build and grow the picture of a child. This story can be shared with parents and future teachers, which they can contribute to and work in partnership with the centre to build these skills at home. A true partnership, where else can you get this?!”


“It also allows us to set organisational goals for teachers and centres so that they can go on an educational journey, and be reflective and evaluative of what they do. It is a tool that can create time, and a tool that allows us to lift the quality of what we are doing irrespective of the regulations we have to follow.”

Jackie Lints, Co-Owner, Educare Group

"Educa has made our preschool more connected, more efficient and more in tune with parents. Everyone loves it."
Jane Peterson Teacher, Early Learners
“Fantastic way to communicate with families. Easy, effective and efficient. Saves precious time for teachers by providing a simple format."
Kelli Booth Owner & Founder, Riverhead Montessori
"From a business owner’s perspective the move to Educa has been an investment. It engages our families and educators more than ever. We’ll never look back."
Susan Phua Managing Director, Wild Things Child Care