Technology has come long ahead of the time when it was an add-on. Its a need in todays world. Therefore, schools and institutions have started to adopt technology too. But there are some problems that they face while adopting it. Check for recent developments, know what your competitors are doing and keep assessing the changes to integrate technology seamlessly.
In today’s world, both website and school Mobile app have their own significance. Website may be suitable for showing static and generic data for everyone. On the other hand, school mobile app allows school to reach out to parents more effectively with user generated dynamic data.
The school website is distinctly different from a school mobile app. Here are some key differences between the two.
Schools have to incur expenditures all year round on circulars, timetables, notices and other material that is needed to communicate to the parents. It all adds up to a big amount that can be saved with the help of a branded educational mobile app. Here is how a school saved INR 1,25,000 per year in communication costs
Cloud computing is trending since its very endeavor. Educational institutions are gearing up with cloud computing as well. The reason being advantages such as reduced IT costs and easy accessibility of content. Adoption of Cloud computing by several schools have inspired other institutions to adopt it as well.
In a circular dated 10th December 2016, the Secretary of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Mr. Joseph Emmanuel has asked all CBSE affiliated schools to go cashless.
Schools have to brace themselves for less-cash (if not cashless!) days ahead. After many years of taking most of their fees in cash, schools now face the situation of demonetization. CBSE has already mandated that its affiliate schools will not be able to collect fees in cash much longer and that dominates a large chunk of the private school market.