There was a time when children used to attend a nearby school within walking distance of their homes and the world was a safer place since everyone knew everyone in the neighbourhood. Today, it is vastly different. Cities have grown larger. Parents are choosy about schools for their children and some of the best schools may be about 30 to
There was a time when schools were run as purely educational institutions, subsisting on fees and grants. Today, the scenario is different. Schools are big business. Some of the best and most sought after schools are run first as a business and then as centres of learning. This, in itself, is not a bad idea since a well-funded school can
School administrators are a harried lot. They have so many things to do and even as work piles up, new ones arrive to add to their burden and it is no surprise if their schedules go all out of whack. School managers must be masters at juggling time and getting things done on time every day to ensure smooth functioning.
Schools must have information technology in their operations. Schools have administrative sides and the teaching sides. Both can be integrated into one centralized school management software which would be the best way forward but then management rarely has that vision. Cost is a deterrent and another factor is the changeover to technology that would involve training for everyone concerned. Even
The education sector is witnessing a fierce competition since the last decade. Every educational institution’s management needs to ensure they offer the best infrastructure and administration for remaining ahead in the race. Technology, in the form of school management systems, helps in doing just that. Thus, it has become the world of education’s latest cool quotient. What is the school
From the ambiance of the school, security arrangements, to the methods of teaching used by teachers, educational institutes in India have changed a lot since the last decade. Not just private, but even government schools in states like Delhi have taken initiatives to raise the standard of education. Technology, especially, systems like school ERP, has played a key role in
From giving consent for kid’s participation in various activities, saving exam dates in the phone’s calendar, paying schools fees, checking teacher’s remarks and test performance. There are several features that these apps have in store. • Access to a wealth of information at all times These days almost all the high-school students have access to smartphones and tablet PCs. Thus,