Resources for Users

Use of Smata constitutes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions. Read them here before you get started.


Smata is simple to set up and use. These two guides will have you up and running in no time.

Six Simple Steps to Set Up Smata

Six Simple Steps to Using Smata

Our YouTube channel has some short videos for those who prefer visual instructions.


Don’t forget, you’re gathering and storing learner data with Smata, and for that you require their consent. We have  prepared some consent templates if you require them, and they can be found here.

You can read how we handle your data in our Privacy Policy.


If you get stuck or have any questions reach out to us:


We look forward to helping you focus on small data and seeing clearly the potential for learner growth.

Bevan Holloway About the author

Bevan is the founder of Smata. He is a former secondary school English teacher and Core Education e-Fellow, where he researched the adoption of play pedagogy in a secondary context. Bevan works with schools across New Zealand who look to foster learner agency, both in the primary and secondary sectors. It is that work that led to the development of the Smata app.

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