Traditional school safety practices tend to be reactive and focused on fortifying buildings, improving security systems, and training staff and students for crisis situations or active shooter events. Unfortunately, many schools face resource constraints, leaving staff overwhelmed with daily responsibilities. Moreover, there is a lack of comprehensive tools to monitor the entire student body systematically and promptly. Existing data sources and systems are often isolated, requiring time-consuming manual interaction and analysis. As a result, early identification of students in crisis becomes challenging, leading to delayed interventions that may require more intense and prolonged measures, potentially hindering desired outcomes.
Educational institutions have long grappled with the overwhelming task of sifting through to find nuanced information from vast amounts of student data and to identify potential risks and provide early interventions to those in need.
Heimdall student safety and support platform
The Heimdall Student Safety and Support platform enables comprehensive analysis and review of student data through software, minimizing inherent human biases and disparities by objectively assessing data points and reducing assumptions and cognitive fatigue. Leveraging existing data within the school, the technology pays attention to students' participation, performance, and behavioral patterns. This process establishes a baseline for each student, derived from their past information, allowing real-time analysis of any deviations from their personal baseline.
Whenever deviations, nuances, or correlated changes are observed, which are different from the individual student's baseline, the system automatically alerts key stakeholders within the school, enabling them to conduct their own assessments and provide appropriate interventions at the earliest possible time. This makes student safety more proactive instead of reactive and prioritizes the safety and precaution for every student.