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“Discover plays a pivotal role in the management of our early learning centre…” – Macaela, Director of Mini Thinkers

Everyday childcare
management made easy

Discover by Xplor, a Kiwi-made childcare management platform, helps streamline day-to-day operations for centres with intuitive features such as attendance tracking, billing, family communication and curriculum planning.

Accessible on multiple devices

Discover’s student management system is cloud-based, so you can work on different devices with the freedom to work when and where you want.

A seasoned, dedicated support team

Our dedicated and reliable team of experts will take care of all your needs, concerns and requests across all platforms.

Seamlessly integrated ecosystem

From increasing administrative efficiency to staying compliant and boosting family engagement, Discover’s student management system and tools work together effortlessly to make the everyday life of childcare workers easier.

Constantly evolving with changing times

Our developers, testers and engineers are committed to providing the latest technological updates to future-proof your service and meet your childcare management needs.

Real-world experiences
See what our customers are saying

At Discover, we take pride in our commitment to customer satisfaction.
Find out what our customers love about our student management system and how we help them achieve their goals.

Easy pay parity tracking

Automatically track pay parity in the Discover student management system, the only licensed SMS to automatically track pay parity. We help you stay compliant, ensuring your centre receives higher funding rates, while enabling you to save almost 3 hours/month compared to tracking pay parity manually.

Childcare Management Resources

Advice, techniques and ideas to help enhance the running of your centre. Help yourself!

Guide to prepare for
ERO Reviews

Use this overview to better understand the types of reviews the Education Review Office does to prepare for your next review.

Discover by Xplor Student Management System—Frequently Asked Questions

What key features make the Discover by Xplor student management system (SMS) a top choice for Kiwi childcare services?

The Discover student management system makes it easy to manage enquiries and marketing, enrolments, waitlists, room transitions, staff rosters and ratios, visitor tracking, invoicing and all other aspects of day-to-day childcare administration. Discover is the only licensed SMS that automatically tracks pay parity, helping you save almost 3 hours/month and maximise your funding.

Why is Discover by Xplor considered one of the best student management systems in New Zealand?

The Discover student management system was built by Kiwis for Kiwis, based on MOE regulations. We strive to help streamline admin while keeping you compliant. Discover by Xplor gives you the flexiblity to create rosters via quick entry, spreadheet or graphical scheduler, so you can work the way you want. Our smarter, easy to use platform enables you to focus on what’s most important—caring for the children in your care.

Is the Discover student management system suitable for both small and large childcare facilities?

The Discover student management system (SMS) is suitable for individual services, multi-centre providers and home-based centres. Contact us to discuss what options are availble to meet your unique needs.

What reporting tools does the Discover by Xplor student management system provide for monitoring childcare centre performance?

With the Discover student management system (SMS), you’ll have access to 60+ reports, providing you with the data you need to make informed decisions. Most reports are customisable and available in several different formats (i.e. .pdf,.xlsx, print), so you can easily access and analyse the data in a way that makes the most sense to you.

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Join the almost 2,000 innovative childcare centres already using the Discover student management system to simplify childcare management.

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