Top 9 Issues Faced by School Administrators

issues faced by school administrators

Top 9 Issues Faced by School Administrators

  1. Registration of students
  2. Enrollment and admission
  3. Managing courses
  4. Evaluating teachers
  5. Collaboration and communication
  6. Managing classrooms
  7. Monitoring students
  8. Managing revenues
  9. Academic achievement

One of the biggest issues that school administrators face all around the world is the huge number of paper-based processes that are integral to their very existence. In most cases, it is common to see schools being immensely burdened by the huge amount of manual process and paperwork that they have to undertake on a regular basis.

Therefore to simplify the life of school administrators institute are moving toward digital platform as it make easier for admins to manage & store the files or documents in a single place, additionally the data remain secured as it cannot be accessed by unauthorized individuals. This reduce the workload of the admin and let them focus on their other primary task.

Lets’ have a look on other issues which school admin face on the daily basis and how those issue can be fixed:

1. Registration of Students

Issue

The issue with the manual registration of students is that they have to waste precious hours standing in queues in order to pay fees and do other important works that have to be done in order for a school to function properly. The same goes for school staff, a lot of whom have to be engaged in such work so that it could be done smoothly, thus wasting the precious resource.

Solution

Managing whole students’ registration process offline it not only tiresome but also a time consuming process. But now it is a time to leave behind the traditional process and move forward with online applicant registration system. From course enquiry to online form submission to detailed report management, admin can monitor each step from a single platform. Result less paper wastage and better control over the student’s registration activities.

2. Enrollment and Admission

Issue

From applicant record management to admission fees submission managing the whole admission process manually cause a lots of pressure on administrative team. This leads to the possibility of human error or confusion state which even cost the school its reputation also. Results lesser admission & lesser revenue.

Solution

The Online Admission System help you managing the entire admission process successfully and reduces the burden on admin team. With e-admission platform admin can keep a track on admission fees, save students detail at one place and  send automate alert or email to students or parents regarding admission status.

3. Managing Courses

Issue

This is also a major area of problem for school administrators. Traditionally subject & students details corresponding to courses or batches was maintained on registers which increase the workload of the staff member. This it is very important for schools to come up with a curriculum that can adapt to the requirements of the institution that may always be changing.

Solution

The Course or Batch management feature in School ERP system, helps in maintaining all records at one place and make the redundant and repetitive task obsolete which directly reduces the burden on school staff. With this admin, can assign classes or batches to teachers an roll number to students. Add new course or edit the old courses details such as name, description, assigned students in a real time.

4. Evaluating Teachers

Issue

An important part of operating a school is keeping a track of how well the teachers are doing and evaluating how effective they are being in their work. With proper evaluation of teachers, a school can improve to a significant extent as well.

Solution

Using Polling feature, institute can evaluate teacher performance by sharing an online survey with students and based on their feedback plan for training program which can help in improving teaching skills.

5. Collaboration and Communication

Issue

Most schools suffer these days because there is no platform good enough to help the various stakeholders such as students, staff, administrators, and teachers communicate properly. One major effect of this can be seen in the disciplinary issues that keep cropping up in schools between teachers and schools.

Solution

An inbuilt messaging system helps in handling the communication among all the stakeholders. With this admin can send instant alert to parents or students about an upcoming event and  parents can privately communicate with teachers regarding their child productivity and more.  Thus make the whole communication process fast and secure.

6. Managing Classrooms

Issue

A school can find it very difficult to take proper care of students who are tardy themselves. These are students who contribute to a whole lot of behavioral issues and are undisciplined as well. Their incompetence and noncooperation can also affect the classroom environments in a bad way. 

Solution

Discipline is not only important from students’ but for everyone. As it helps in bringing a structure and stability in an individual life and with School ERP Discipline Module helps in managing the disciplinary actions in the school. Admin can keep a track on complaints in real time and take better decisions.

7. Monitoring Students

Issue

Teachers and school administrators alike can find it really hard to take care of various activities of the students like their attendance, discipline, leave, and assignments to name a few. The main reason for this is the absence of sufficient monitoring tools that are premised on results.

Solution

With complete Student Management System, it become easy to keep a track 360 view on students day to day activities. As admin or teacher don’t have to look at multiple places to monitor the student related data they can access all the information they need by using a unique identification number of the student and create a strategy enhance the productivity of student.

8. Managing Revenues

Issue

School administrators can also find it rather difficult to deal with their finances. The main problem that they face in this regard is in keeping a proper track of the various contributions and fee collections that are coming their way. They definitely need to find systems that can help them perform such work in a seamless manner.

Solution

Fees Management System is one of the important feature of School ERP as it not only simplifies the fee collection process but also help admin in keep a track on real time transactions hence reduces the risk of fraudulent transactions. 

9. Academic Achievement

School administrators also face issues in areas such as managing information and this means there is a delay in information coming to them. It is this seemingly never-ending sequence of delays that make it really tough for schools to analyze these situations properly and take decisions that could lead to improvement.

Conclusion:

Apart from these issue there are many other problems admin has to face in their day to day operations and to help them with such situations Fedena offer multiple features which simplifies their task and enhance their productivity. Try today Fedena 14 days free trial or contact us.  

 

Share Button

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 3.1 / 5. Vote count: 7

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?