Auckland’s Carey Baptist College selects Tribal’s ebs student management system to transform student experience

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Tribal Group, a pioneer world-leader of education software and services, has announced the signing of a five year contract with Carey Baptist College for the deployment and ongoing management of Tribal’s Student Management System (SMS), ebs

Designed for rapid deployment in the private training and English language learning college sectors. ebswill replace the college’s legacy student management platform, Artena.

ebs features a pre-configured version of Tribal’s market leading SMS ebs student information system. This integrated functionality will enable the college to build both a feature rich student and staff portal as well as support admissions through Tribal’s ontrack portals, digitising the entire admissions process creating a better student experience. ebs will also modernise the interface between Moodle, the college’s learning management system. 

Chris Berry, Executive Director, Carey Baptist College, said Carey Baptist College is committed to the notion of ako – facilitating and building a community that supports, nurtures and facilitates transformational learning opportunities. Ensuring our student information system is robust and effective is of crucial importance. We’re delighted to be partnering with Tribal Group and look forward to continue to not only delivering high quality learning but utilising a system that will transform the management of our student information and communications to students.”

Carey Baptist College is Tribal’s eighth customer in the New Zealand Private Training Establishment sector and the seventh organisation in the last 18 months to implement its ebs solution.

Steve Exley, Tribal’s General Manager New Zealand, said “We’re really pleased that that Carey Baptist College decided to implement our solution for specialist vocational and tertiary providers. It is a powerful tool that will transform their management of student data and provide real efficiencies for their organisation. The onboarding of Carey as an ebs customer is a significant milestone for Tribal in New Zealand and we’re looking forward to collaboration on this implementation in the years ahead.”

Based in Auckland, Carey Baptist College provides theological training and NZQA accredited qualifications to train leaders for ministry and mission. The Private Training Establishment (PTE) has served both the Baptist movement and the wider church of New Zealand over the past 93 years.

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About Carey Baptist College

Carey Baptist College is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of theological education, offering NZQA accredited qualifications from certificate to PhD, in the areas of biblical study, theology, ministry and mission. Since 1926 Carey has served the Baptist movement and wider church of Aotearoa and is the highest ranked non-university research institute in New Zealand producing graduates. The College specialises in training people for Christian ministry and mission.

About Tribal Group

Tribal Group plc is a pioneering world-leader of education software and services. Its portfolio includes Student Information Systems; a broad range of education services covering quality assurance, peer review, benchmarking and improvement; and student surveys. Working with Higher Education, Further and Tertiary Education, schools, Government and State bodies, training providers and employers, in over 55 countries; Tribal Group’s mission is to empower the world of education with products and services that underpin student success.


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