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Introduction to School Management System
Traditional school management processes are often paper-based and siloed, which makes it challenging to have a holistic view of student performance and school operations. A school management system (SMS) can help bring these disparate systems together on one digital platform for improved coordination and real-time insights.
SMS is a software solution that handles core administrative functions like student admission, attendance tracking, conduct monitoring, online fee payment, and more on a single, centralized system. This provides teachers, students, parents and school administrators a unified portal to access relevant information anytime, anywhere.
How Digital Transformation Can Help Your School
Digital transformation via SMS can modernize processes, save time and costs associated with manual paperwork and improve stakeholder communication. School administrators can make decisions based solely on analytics of students and institute performance. Digital transformation also enhances the security and accessibility of sensitive information like student health details or financial aid offers. Such particulars can be securely stored and only accessed by authorized users through digital access control management. Real-time monitoring also ensures any unauthorized access or modification of protected data is flagged immediately.
School Management System Enables Real-Time Application in Education
SMS with real-time monitoring capabilities lets administrators have their fingers on the pulse of school operations. It provides up-to-date visibility of attendance, conduct, academic results and more and notifies of any anomalies. Up-to-the-minute awareness of nearly all school operations enables administrators to make quick decisions that enhance overall efficiency.
Components of a real-time monitoring system include but are not limited to geofencing for tracking student/staff movements, online attendance marking, conduct logging and automatic updating of grades. These advanced reporting and analytics features allow actionable insights, real-time and historical, to be captured as and when they occur so that all relevant parties stay informed.
Examples of Real-Time Monitoring for Schools
School administration systems have evolved over the years with technology, letting various processes be digitised and automated; this offers numerous benefits, from increased efficiency to more informed decision-making. The following are examples of systems that exemplify how schools can utilise real-time monitoring capabilities:
Boarder Management System
- Boarder Management System or BMS: Schools can monitor/track which students are on campus versus approved off-campus activities and provide alerts if a boarding student leaves without permission or does not return by curfew. Processes like room tracking or visitor management are simplified with BMS’s automated features.
B2P Budget Procurement System
- B2P Budget Procurement System: This system digitizes the requisition, approval and payment processes for school budgets with real-time analytics and reports. Staff can enter purchase requests online rather than using paper forms, which reduces approval bottlenecks, enabling budget planning and purchases to be made centrally and more quickly.
Conduct Management System
- Conduct Management System: Maintaining digital records of student behaviour and interventions is always advisable. With this Conduct Management System, teachers can log incidents and consequences immediately rather than using paper logs and giving administrators access to action incident reports in real-time from any location.
Results Management, Analysis and Progress Report System
- Results Management, Analysis and Progress Report: This Results System captures updated student performance data as they are scored and then provides administrators and parents live progress reports rather than batch uploading later.
Parent-Teacher Meeting Scheduling System
- Finally, there is the Parent-Teacher Meeting Scheduling System. The online meeting scheduling digitizes arranging parent-teacher conferences by providing a shared calendar for entering available times and allowing parents to book slots on their own schedules in real-time.
Leading education institutions including but not limited to Methodist Girls School, Raffles Girls School, and School of the Arts (SOTA) who have worked with us have seen a return on investment and increased productivity using our Budget Procurement Purchase system (B2P). We are also proud to currently serve Government schools such as Punggol View Primary School and have served Paya Lebar Methodist Girls School in the past. Learn about how NCODE Consultant can transform your school’s financial efficiency with our cutting-edge Budget Procurement Purchase System (B2P) in Singapore in our other informative blog post, “A Guide to Budget Procurement Purchase System (B2P) in the Education Sector”.
Streamlining Operations with an Integrated School Management System
A holistic School Management System like NCODE’s NTRIX System integrates all school functions for unified real-time oversight. Using NTRIX, administrators can access modules for admission, student and employee profiles, attendance, conduct, online assessments, finance, inventory and more from a central dashboard.
As a leading education technology provider throughout Singapore since 1994, NCODE Consultant understands the nuanced needs of modern schools. Our NTRIX School Management System offers all critical features required for real-time monitoring and management, therefore, contact our Singapore team of software consultants at (+65) 6282 6578 to discuss customizations.
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