What is a student information system? Benefits, Features and Recommendations
23-Jan-2021, 11:01:01 PM
What is a student information systems?
The Student Information System (SIS) is an essential part of the Edisapp school management system (School ERP) developed explicitly by Eloit for educational institutions to manage student data, student life cycle and all the school operations connected with the teaching and learning process. The SIS automates the entire process flow of the school's student life cycle, starting from Student Admission to issuing transfer certificates once the student completes their studies. A well designed SIS also digitises Student Document Management, Student Attendance, Exams Marks and Reports, Grading, Ranking, Transcripts, Assignment, Homework, Achievement, Behaviour, and Student Promotions.
Top 10 Essential Features of a good student information systems
Facilities that are core to a student information system regarding the student registration (New Student Admission) and managing the student life cycle till they graduate and become an alumnus.
Must have bulk student data upload facility to the student information system
Bulk data edit/upload facility.
Should have bulk student blocking / unblocking facility
Facility to view 360-degree, complete information of the students, including data from other modules, like fee, attendance, exam marks, etc.
Bulk / Individual student photo upload facility
Student promotion and demotion facility as the academic year progress.
Facility to delete and change class for the student.
Option to update family details & guardian details, including escort id cards
Facility to auto map / suggests siblings studying in the same school.
Option to issue student ID cards.
The above points are crucial for keeping up to date, all data related to students in a school. Several other features and facilities are required that define a good student information management system from the ordinary.
The student information systems should also have some other important features too, like
Facility for the students to log in to the portal
Option to create and activate user accounts for the students
Feature to send important communications to the students/parents
Student data and contact information are visible to the decision-makers via mobile apps
Mapping students to their respective class/ grades and sections.
Mapping students with their subjects to learns, including options subjects
Facility for the students to view their assignments and homework, respond and upload their finished work.
Facility for the students/parents to communicate with the respective staff members and teachers
Provision for parents to see the pending fee, view and download fee paid receipts.
Exam reports cards integrated with school fee module for publishing exams reports for fee paid students alone.
Why Should a School opt for Edisapp the Cloud-Based Student Information Systems?
Adapt your school to the new digitalised post-Covid-19, Stay always connected to your school, enable highly secure access for all the stakeholders to the school's digital infrastructures, enable both online or in-class teaching and learning, empower all the students, teachers and parents to access teaching and learning resources, communicate, pay the fee, attend exam either online or offline, view grades and exam reports. Manage & Run the school from anywhere by enabling the school staff with the cloud-based digital infrastructure they need.
The cloud-based student information system can handle any traffic with load balancers and auto-scaling facilities.
Data Security and Data Backups, Cloud-based systems come with automated backups, disaster recovery plans, and data security assurance.
Cloud systems enable and always connected and hybrid mode for school, the new normal for post-covid-19 schools
Students can take online exams using Edisapp, a cloud-based student information system. The answer sheet evaluation with annotations, auto marks tabulation and feedback submission is also possible. Above all, publishing exam results to internet portals and apps is simple and straightforward.
Avoid expensive hardware - Cloud-based student information systems/applications run on all modern web browsers and are accessible on all mobile devices, laptops, and desktops with internet connectivity.
Easy Anytime, anywhere access - Everything from communications, alerts, assignments, homework, attendance, exams, grades, fee payments etc. In addition, all of these facilities are made available to parents via cloud-based school software. For instance, all the teaching tools can be easily accessed and resources uploaded anytime by the school teachers.