About Illumine

Ranked as #1, Illumine solves all your childcare management needs. Designed to keep educators' requirements around the world in mind, Illumine offers many features to streamline all your childcare operations.

Our customers are present all over the world across in over 450 preschools and daycare centres. It allows preschool owners to monitor all the activities happening at their school. It makes child assessment, attendances, and lesson planning simplified for teachers and gives peace of mind to parents.

With features like parent communication, billing and payments, lesson planning, digital attendance, virtual classrooms, and child assessments, Illumine is a one-stop shop for all your childcare management needs.

Payment & Billing:
This childcare billing software automates the entire billing process. Send payment reminders and invoices to parents, collect payments, and create reports with the app with just a few clicks. It also gives you an option to deduct payments automatically from the account. This childcare billing app also ensures that the payments are contactless and paperless by making the process completely digital.

Parent communication:
Having transparent and direct communication with parents plays a significant role in establishing trust and reliability. You can give parents a completely immersive experience in their child's learning journey with Illumine's parent-teacher communication solution. Send live updates regarding meal, nap, and diaper change times of a child with just a push of a few buttons. The platform lets you send unlimited photos, videos, and documents and also allows you to share lesson plans and assignments with parents uncomplicated.

Live CCTV streaming:
Parents can watch the live feed via the app and monitor their toddler's activities in the classroom if the school allows it. In addition, schools can limit who has access to the cameras, allowing only verified parents to see the footage.

Child Assessment :
With Illumine's advanced assessment tools, assessing a child's progress becomes super easy. It saves teachers numerous hours of work and effort they would have otherwise put in while manually making the calculations. The childcare assessment tool empowers both parents and teachers to closely monitor and know where the child stands with his weak and strong points. It also allows them to view their historical progress, and hence, helps them in supporting the kids in their learning journey. Illumine makes assessments for preschool straightforward.

Virtual classes:
With its advanced functionality and powerful UI, Illumine allows you to stay one step ahead in this time when remote learning is critical.

• With the stroke of a button, you can organize and conduct online classes.

• Plan and share lessons.

• Assignments submissions

Lesson planning:
This childcare platform lets teachers create and share lesson plans with parents for either a week altogether or any day. In addition, it allows parents to give their inputs through comments and collaborate with teachers. With the platform, parents also get notified regarding the upcoming submissions.

Daily daycare reports:
Teachers can record the children's meal intake, nap periods, and diaper changes, keeping parents informed about their children's day-to-day progress.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Illumine

Illumine childcare software supports multiple currencies, multiple time zones, customized reports, and multiple languages, which helps companies in managing all their centres from one platform
1. Streamline core administrative functions while raising the bar for the parent's experience with professional communication.
2. Get insights, reports and manage all your centres
3. Eliminate paper use.
4. Manage attendance and generate reports
4. Unlimited file, photo, and video sharing for an elevated parent communication experience.
5. Preschool assessment tools help preschool child care providers, teachers, and parents assess a child's development. It lets you understand a child's strengths and learn how to support a child's overall growth.
6.Paperless and automated childcare billing. Receive online payments, generate receipts, send reminders and more.
7. Available on all platforms like Mac, Windows, Android and IOS

Devices

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Markets

Australia, Bulgaria, Finland, France, United Kingdom and 5 others, India, Malaysia, Norway, United States, South Africa

Supported Languages

Arabic, Bulgarian, English, French

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Trial
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Features

Total features of Illumine: 75

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Admissions Management
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Assessment Management
  • Assignment Management
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking Software
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Calendar Management
  • Class Scheduling
  • Client Portal
  • Communication Management
  • Communications Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management Software
  • Content Management System (CMS) Software
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Curriculum Management
  • Daily Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Security
  • Document Storage
  • Electronic Payments
  • Employee Management
  • Enrollments/Onboarding
  • Event Calendar
  • Faculty/Staff Management
  • Financial Management Software
  • Image Library
  • Immunization & Allergy Tracking
  • Invoice Management
  • Lead Management Software
  • Learning Management
  • Live Chat Software
  • Mailing List Management
  • Meal / Nutrition Management
  • Member Database
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Multi-Location
  • Online Calendar
  • Online Payments
  • Parent Portal
  • Parent/Student Portal
  • Payment Processing Software
  • Progress Reports
  • Progress Tracking
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Receipt Management
  • Records Management Software
  • Registration Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • School District
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Social Promotion
  • Special Education
  • Student Information/Records
  • Student Management
  • Student Portal
  • Summary Reports
  • Transportation Management Software
  • Two-Way Audio & Video
  • Video Conferencing Software
  • Video Streaming
  • Video Support
  • Wait List Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(80)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support Software
4.5/5

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Ishita R.
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  • Industry: Computer & Network Security
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

I virtually see my son learn and grow

Reviewed on 2020-03-24

After whatsapp if there is any other app I use daily, its Illumine. Its like a necessity for me as...

After whatsapp if there is any other app I use daily, its Illumine. Its like a necessity for me as a parent of a 3 year old.

Pros

It has everything I could ask for. I am a working mom and I always felt anxious and guilty for not being there for my boy or not be involved or informed enough. Its like Illumine has crept into a parents mind and collected all the needs and built this app. I can see what activities my toddler son is doing, i get the notifications, I know when he ate, what he ate, when he slept at all times. I immediately get to know if he got hurt or had a quarrel. The UI is pretty good (Sorry for the PM in me speaking). I can drop notes to the teacher. I can very well communicate with the school admin and have all record of conversations. I see the reminders at all times. I see the lovely pictures of my boy with all his friends and it fills my heart with joy.

Cons

One tiny thing could be that if a school does not use a specific feature, may be that can be hidden so the parents don't see it. Although my son's school uses almost all features, they don't have the live streaming thing. So may be if that feature can be completely hidden.

Selina L.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Using Illumine in pre-school on a daily basis

Reviewed on 2020-08-03

Other than upgrading our kindergarten's standards by embracing technology and going paperless,...

Other than upgrading our kindergarten's standards by embracing technology and going paperless, Illumine has effectively smoothed our internal management as well as improved our organisation's system. Parents are also satisfied, if not impressed with the app and how we make use of it. This app will definitely be a bonus and an additional reason for parents to send their kids to our pre-school and child care.

Pros

The features available are perfectly catered for the needs of pre-schools as well as parents. It is really user-friendly, be it for the admins, teachers or parents. Even the more elderly teachers that are not familiar with the latest technology can use the application with ease!

Cons

There were some minor glitches or crashes in the app, but after notifying the support team, the problems were solved promptly!

Bharath A.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Need improvement in the UI navigation

Reviewed on 2020-10-29

It was a pleasant experience

It was a pleasant experience

Pros

The facility to upload pictures and videos

Cons

When I want to see a particular day's dairy, all the dairy details will come up.

Diptesh R.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Good School Management App

Reviewed on 2021-04-01

Good

Good

Pros

Ease of use and compatibility of two-way communications

Cons

Invoice rectifications, payment gateway option

Falak Z.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

A teacher's guide

Reviewed on 2021-03-30

Good

Good

Pros

The best feature is that it allows to choose different options while posting pictures for kids. Easy to check updates and backdated information.

Cons

No option of selecting multiple parents to message. Have to individually select which is time consuming.

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Illumine has the following typical customers:

2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Illumine supports the following languages:

Arabic, Bulgarian, English, French

Illumine supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Illumine integrates with the following applications:

Google Forms, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Salesforce Sales Cloud

Illumine offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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