Why do Online Platforms need Student Management Systems? 

Neha Uddin
Student Management System

A Student Management System (SMS), also known as Student Information System (SIS), coordinates faculty scheduling and communications. This system simplifies information tracking for parents and administrative staff and makes the management of information more accessible. The system also enables students to access course materials, receive grades, and communicate with classmates. Likewise, students can also contact student services, track progress, and submit assignments. 

A school management system is essential for thriving in the digital environment and enables crucial functions that ensure smooth and effective management. Below are some of its benefits.  

Tracking of Student Attendance Record 

Recording and reviewing students’ attendance is just one basic yet useful feature. It allows teachers to automatically formulate attendance reports with various matrices. Teachers can also use SMS to notify parents if their children are absent, so parents know that their kids’ sick or leave notification has been received. It can also alert them if their children skip class.

Organized Online Materials

Students can download assignments, upload work, complete classwork and homework, notes, and projects through SMS. They can also attach documents to the system. The system provides access to past lessons and materials and eliminates the need for students to carry textbooks around in backpacks.

Exam Management

Teachers can upload exam questions, randomize questions to prevent cheating, and use various formats. The system also organizes grade records, allowing teachers to generate and calculate students’ performance throughout the semester. Teachers can immediately post results for students and parents.

Effortless Fee Payment

The system provides a channel through which payment can be made online to avoid long lines at the bank. The SMS also features notifications about school fees, minimizing late payments. 

Effective Communication

SMS has features that connect parents, students, teachers, and school admins. Information about the recipients is stored in the system already, so one doesn’t need to input it manually. 

The student management system not only makes administrative tasks easy, but it also keeps a record of every student, which includes examinations, attendance, and other activities. The system is an information hub that automates and optimizes school activities.   

You can read our previous blog about ERP as well: How Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Facilitates eLearning

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