Communication options with parents
There are many ways to communicate with parents using the parent portal. Here is a summary table showing what happens when you use a particular type of communication channel.
|Type of communication||Is an email sent?||Can you attach information?||Can parents opt out?||Can parents reply?||Can I track replies?|
|Message & announcement||Optional||Links||No||No||No|
|Task (no submission)||Yes||Yes - files & pages||No||They can 'mark as done'||Yes|
|Task (online submission)||Yes||Yes - files & pages||No||Yes - they can upload a reply||Yes|
|Recommend pages||Optional||Custom message||No||No||Can see if they have viewed the page|