Flexischools news

News and information about Flexischools and our industry.

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  • School News Australia

    27 February 2024

    Flexischools in the news

    School News Australia takes a look at the issue of cash handling in schools, and the benefits of online ordering and cashless payment solutions like Flexischools, in its Term 1 2024 edition.

    >> Read more

  • Food allergens image

    20 February 2024

    Declaring allergens on canteen menus

    Flexischools can help you make sure your canteen’s menu lists allergens and ingredients.

    >> Find out how

  • Service at the school tuck shop

    22 January 2024

    Back to the Tuck Shop for Queensland students

    Today saw the return of Tuck Shop ordering for thousands of students across Queensland.

    >>Read more

  • Right Bite

    17 January 2024

    Are you Right Bite ready?

    Flexischools is here to help South Australian canteens meet the requirements of the Right Bite traffic light standards at your school canteen.

    >>Read more

  • Mobile phone bans across Australia

    16 January 2024

    What is your tuck shop’s ‘away for the day’ plan?

    Mobile phone bans begin at Queensland state schools next week. Is your tuck shop ready to take phone-free payments?

    >>Read more

  • Flexi team reading Daily Telegraph coverage

    2 January 2024

    Flexischools in the news

    The Daily Telegraph’s Eilidh Sproul-Mellis reported on the impact that mobile phone bans have had on over-the-counter sales at NSW school canteens, since the beginning of term 4 2023.

    Flexischools CEO Rachel Debeck was interviewed by Eilidh for the story.

    >>Read more

  • Updated Flexischools app screen

    30 November 2023

    Fresh look for Flexischools app

    The latest release of the Flexischools app brings a smoother, more modern-looking ordering experience to parents’ busy mornings.

    >> Read more

  • 13 July 2023

    Flexischools in the news

    9Honey and Channel 7’s The Morning Show took a look at lunch order trends across Australia, covering Flexischools’ annual Digital Lunch Box report.

    » Read more

  • Rachel Debeck and Geoff Austen

    13 March 2023

    A new era for Flexischools

    Flexischools welcomes Rachel Debeck as CEO, who takes over the Australian-owned and operated technology platform from founding managing director, Geoff Austen after more than 15 years.

    >>Read more

  • March 2023

    Create new services across all categories in the Supplier Portal

    We’ve loved hearing that many canteen managers are appreciating the flexibility of being able to 'create new food services’ themselves in the Supplier Portal. Now you’re able to create any new service yourself - across your shop, payments, and events - at a time that suits you.

    This exciting new Flexischools feature is now available under the ‘Services’ tab in the Supplier Portal.

  • February 2023

    Get a bespoke menu review

    We’ve analysed over 77,000 menu items in the Flexischools database to identify how the price of the most common food categories has changed over the last 12 months.

    If you’re considering changing your menu prices, we are now offering custom menu reviews comparing your service to the average across Australia. Get a bespoke menu review here

  • February 2023

    Friends of Flexischools Facebook group

    Flexischools canteen managers and operators are invited to join our private Facebook group.

    It’s a place for service managers, schools, and P&Cs to share tips, ask questions and hear more about the latest Flexischools features! Flexischools staff will be in there to help wherever they can.

    Search for “Friends of Flexischools” in Facebook.

  • January 2023

    Flexischools launches monthly FlexiFeed Newsletter

    Each month, we’ll send all our schools and suppliers a newsletter with tips, updates, and announcements, to help them get the most from Flexischools.

    If you’d like to receive our monthly newsletter, sign up here

  • January 2023

    Social media resources

    We’ve put together some free resources you can post on your school's social media channels to help guide your parents to start using Flexischools!

    Download social media resources here

  • July 2022

    Traffic light system for healthy eating

    Flexischools partners with QAST to drive healthier eating in Queensland schools. The QAST Menu Health Check uses the traffic light system to rate tuckshop menus on availability of healthy choices.

  • June 2022

    Supplier Portal Calendar Feature

    This awesome new feature gives schools and suppliers the ability to manage service dates themselves for the first time ever!

  • June 2022

    Placing orders with Flexischools just got 10x faster

    Our new fast ordering feature allows parents to place a repeat lunch order in just a few seconds!

  • November 2021

    Flexischools launches FLX

    FLX is an awesome savings and spending app for kids! Find out more about FLX here.

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