Attendance module

The Must have Attendance Module for every Institution

Attendance

Mark the attendance in a single click with Attendance module 

Take attendance of any class or extract an attendance report at the end of the year with the help of the Attendance module by Fedena. The module helps you take daily attendance of your students and create an attendance report for any kind of yearly evaluation at the end of a session. Go through the article and know about the module in detail.

What all you can do in the Attendance Module?

1. Reach the Attendance module through ‘Attendance’ in ‘Academics’, in the main menu.

When you select the ‘Attendance Register’, you can actually take attendance of your students. Click on ‘Attendance Register’ and then select the particular batch you want the attendance.

Select the batch and you get the attendance register of the month.

The module allows you to mark the absentees only. Click on the name in accordance to the date of absence and give the reason of absence.

2. Another option of the Attendance module is the ‘Attendance Report’ that helps you get a report of the attendance register for any batch. Once you select the batch, you will be asked to choose the mode of register- either monthly or overall. If the month-wise option is chosen, you have to select the respective month for which you want the report.

You get the report for the respective month. You can also filter the report with any particular mark. Plus, get a PDF report of the same using the ‘PDF Report’ option. While you use this module, one thing you should keep in mind is that you should have a timetable for the respective time period before moving to the attendance module.

Document Manager plugin by Fedena

How it Works: Document Manager plugin by Fedena

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Easily manage all Documents with Document Manager Plugin

A great plugin to manage all your documents- create documents, share with other members, store information in folders and all necessary function related to your documents; that’s the Document Manager plugin by Fedena. Check out this article to know what all this plugin has in store for you to manage all your documents.

Log in to your Fedena account and select ‘Documents’ in ‘Collaboration’ after you select the Main Menu. A screenshot of the ‘Documents’ page is given below:

As you can see, there are plenty of options for you to manage documents. Read below to find how each of the options will help you in your task.

Shared docs: Shared docs are all those documents which are shared with you by someone else. You get to see the person’s name as well by the name of the document.

Privileged docs: You need to create a new folder for privileged documents and share it with a selected group of people who can upload documents into the folder. For this, you need to click on ‘Create’ option on the right-hand top. Click on ‘Create’ and then select ‘Privileged Docs’.

Create a folder and share it with members from the selected department. Once privileged members are chosen, the respective members can see the folder in their Privileged docs tab.

Favorite docs: Favorite documents are those which you consider as your favorite by clicking on the star mark by the side of the document.

Recent docs: Recently created and saved documents comes under the Recent docs option. It will show the documents according to recent dates.

User docs: You can create separate folders to store documents of students or employees. For this, you need to select ‘User-specific docs’ in ‘Create’.

Once you are done with creating the folder, click on ‘User docs’ and search for any particular user and see all the documents related to the person. Click on ‘User doc’ and type the particular name in the search bar.

Type the user’s name in the search bar and you get the documents of the respective user below.

The folders will contain documents of all students or employees whoever you select and when you search for a particular user, all the folders containing the corresponding documents of the person will be shown.

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10 Countries with High Literacy Rate in the World

Top 10 countries with the high literacy rate

  1. Russia
  2. Canada
  3. Japan
  4. Israel
  5. USA
  6. South Korea
  7. New Zealand
  8. UK
  9. Finland
  10. Australia

Every country puts a lot of attention to the education sector for, no one can deny the importance of a high literacy rate behind a good overall performance of the nation. Countries which are considered to be developed boasts a high literacy rate. If more and more citizens of a country are literate, the country can cope with the fast-changing world, ever developing the technology. There are countries with high literacy rate and there are countries who spend a good portion of their GDP or the Gross Domestic Product. Check out this list to find which are the countries with the highest literacy rate in the world, based on data collected between 2010-2011.

1. Russia: The country with the highest literacy rate in Russia with almost 53% of the population has tertiary education. It is estimated that 95% of adults in Russia have higher secondary education and the country spends some 4.9% of GDP on education.

2. Canada: With an education expenditure of some 6.6% of GDP, Canada has the highest proportion of career and skill-based education. The country boasts an overall 51.3% of literacy rate in the population with tertiary education.

3. Japan: Although the country spends a small portion of the GDP on education, nearly 5% of it, Japan has 46% of the population with tertiary education.

4. Israel: Israel spends some 7.5% of the GDP on education and boasts a literacy rate of 46%. Men and women in Israel, in the age group of 18 to 21 and 18 to 20 respectively are required to join the military.

5. United States of America: With a literacy rate of 43%, United States stands 5th in the list. Education expenditure of the country is some 7% of GDP, with an annual growth rate of 1.4% for 2000-2011.

6. South Korea: South Koreans have a good record of placement after receiving education. The country has a literacy rate of 40% with an education expenditure of 8% of GDP.

7. New Zealand: It is estimated that more than 15% of the adult population of New Zealand receives some kind of college education. This small nation spends 7% of its GDP on education and has a literacy rate of 39%.

8. United Kingdom: 40% of the population in United Kingdom have tertiary education, which are mostly funded by private sources, as estimated in the year 2010. The country spends 7% of the GDP on education.

9. Finland: The education system in the country is said to be very effective as measured from the performance of secondary students. Finland spends some 7% of the GDP on education that goes beyond secondary school. 39% of the population in Finland has tertiary education.

10. Australia: The country has always been a hotspot for international students and they constitute almost 25% of the population of Australia, as measured during the year 2009. 38% of the population has tertiary education in Australia which spends some 6% of the GDP on education.

All New Timetable Tracker Feature by Fedena

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Manage teachers timetable with Timetable Tracker Feature by Fedena

Award-winning school management software Fedena is all set to launch a new feature called the Timetable Tracker. The advantage of this feature is that it helps you keep a track of your employees or teachers; who all are doing extra classes and who all missed their scheduled classes. A record of this kind of attendance is very important if you have hour-based payroll in your institution. Plus, you can do a monthly assessment of class allocation to any batch for a particular subject. Read this article and find out how the Timetable Tracker feature works.

Timetable Tracker: How it works

Login to your Fedena and click on Menu and go to ‘Timetable’ in ‘Academics’. Then, click on ‘Timetable’ and select ‘Timetable Tracker’. See the screenshot below:

There are two options in ‘Timetable Tracker’

  • Swap Timetable: This option is used to swap a timetable entry for a particular batch on a particular day.
  • Swapped Timetable Report: To get the report of all the employees doing overtime or lagging behind their schedule, based on timetable swap entry.

Swap Timetable –

Click on ‘Swap Timetable’ and select the batch as well as the date for which you want to manage timetable swapping. Once you select the batch and the particular date, the detailed entries with the class timings and subject along with the scheduled teacher will be given.

For timetable swapping, click on ‘Change and you get the chance to choose from department, employee, and subject.

Please note that:

For elective subjects like ‘Second Language’ in this case, the swapping won’t be available. When a teacher is archived for a subject after swapping, then the message ‘Deleted User’ will come in place of the employee name.

Swapped Timetable Report –

With ‘Swapped Timetable Report’, generate the timetable report for a particular time period to check who all conducted extra classes and which employee had skipped scheduled classes.

See who all missed classes and who all took extra classes. Get the details of the replacement status with ‘View Details’ option. A csv report is also available.

For hands-on experience, try Fedena 14 days free demo today.

10 Coldest Colleges in North America

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The blast of the bone-chilling polar air that has gripped most parts of the United States, right from Chicago to New England, has forced airports to call off flights, closed down schools and colleges and compelled people to not leave even a tiny part of their skin exposed which would otherwise be frostbitten immediately. When educational institutions in most parts of the country are shutting down, unable to cope with the bitter weather, for some, the weather seems to be a normal winter phenomenon.

Students from some colleges in the country, mainly situated in upper Midwest, are accustomed to the bitter winter temperatures as for them summers are really short and winters are cruel. According to reviews collected from students and also winter and summer precipitation amount, the website College Prowler has named the 10 coldest colleges in the country.

Check out which are they (The colleges are in no rank or order):

Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minnesota

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Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

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St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

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Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

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College of St. Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota

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Macalester College, St. Paul

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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Learn More: Cities for higher education in Canada

University of Northwestern, St. Paul

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University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

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Fees Import Plugin

Fedena Fees Import Plugin Helps you Set different Fee Collection Dates

Fees Import Plugin

With a good number of students, setting different fee collection dates can be a big task. Think about times when you have to set different fee collection dates for some students with special privileges. Fedena Fees Import Plugin helps you set different fee collection dates and also allot special fee collection dates. Check out how you can do it.

1. You will find “Schedule Fees Collection Date”  when you enter Fedena and go to ‘Finance’ in ‘Administration’. Once you are in ‘Finance’, click on ‘Fees’ and you will find “Schedule Fees Collection Date”.

2. Click on “Schedule Fees Collection Date”  and you will land on the page where you have to select ‘Create Fees collection’.

3. Next the form will appear where you have to select the fee category, batches, start and due date and more. From where you can select the batches and assign the different date according to your preference. Lastly click on ‘Create’.

4. Next, go to ‘Fees Import’ in ‘Fees’, there you have to select the batch for whom you have scheduled the fees.

5. After selecting batch the students and fees category will appear.

6. From there, by selecting individual students you can assign the fees category by check-marking in the box and clicking on assign.

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Placement Plugin Fedena

Placement Plugin by Fedena for a Hassle-free Placement Drive

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The placement plugin of Fedena is what you must have when you are conducting placement drives in your institution. Be it creating the event or inviting students or keeping a track of all those who get placed with different companies, this plugin is of great help. Go through the article and you know how this plugin can help you with a smooth placement drive in your institution.

When you Login as the Admin

1. Login to your account and go to ‘Placement’. Click on ‘Announce new placement’ in order to create a new placement announcement for your students. A screenshot of the ‘Placements’ page is given below:

2. Give in all necessary information and create the placement event. Once you are done with creating the placement event, you have to select the students to send the placement event notice.

Use the ‘Invite Students’ option to invite the respective students. Click on ‘Invite Students’ and you get a page where you need to find and select the students.

3. Once the invite is sent, the respective students will get a message.

 In Detail Learn – How to use placement module in Fedena?

When you Log in as a Student

1. If you are one of the students invited for the placement event, then you will get a message in ‘Reminders’ in your dashboard.

2. Also for detailed insights about the event go to ‘Placement’. Click on ‘Placement’. Click on the particular event and view the invitation. ‘View invitation’ will lead you to the page where you will get the option to apply for the invitation.

3. Once you apply, the admin will be notified. Your application will be pending till the admin approves it.

4. The admin has to select the respective placement event and click on ‘Registrations’. The admin can approve or reject the registration. Once a particular student attends the placement with any company, the admin can click on ‘Attended’  to mark the Attendance and a ‘Placement status’ will come up saying ‘Approve Placement’ and the admin has to approve it.

Start Discussions in your School with Fedena Discussion Module

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The Discussion module by Fedena is the right option for initiating a discussion within any group of employees and students. Just create a group and select the employees and students you want to include in your discussion, create the discussion topic and let the members be a part of it. Read the article and know how you can start a discussion using the Discussion module by Fedena.

Being the admin, when you want to start a discussion among a group, do that by logging to your Fedena account and select ‘More’. You will find ‘Discussion’ in ‘More’ and selecting it will take you to ‘Discussions- All discussions’ page. See the screenshot below:

When you want to start a new discussion, you need to create a new group with the ‘Create Group’ option.

Name the group and select the department as well as the course and the respective department teachers and students of the courses will become the participating members for the discussion. Once you save the new group, you will get a page where you need to write about the discussion topic.

Once you post the topic, it’s the job of the members to respond.

Login as a group member

If you are a part of the group for the respective discussion, you will be notified through an internal message about your selection. Login to your account and go to ‘More’ where you will find ‘Discussion’.

Click on the topic and you go to the page where you need to add your comment on the topic.

Post your comments and submit. Group members can add as many comments they want. Thus, the process of discussion is completed.

10 iPad Apps that will make your Child Smart

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Little children, nowadays, are so attracted to electronic devices and can spend hours on iPads, fun books and phones, playing games. If you are worried about your kid spending more and more time in iPads, doing nothing but playing; you must read this article and find out what are the best apps that can help your child learn while spending endless time in the iPad. Load your iPad with these apps and let your child play and learn with the device!
Continue reading “10 iPad Apps that will make your Child Smart”

Start Blogging your Way with the Blog Plugin by Fedena

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Blogging is a great way to share ideas and communicate with others.Promoting blogging in a school, among teachers and students is indeed a great idea. Use Fedena’s Blog plugin to promote blogging among your students and employees. Read this article and know how this amazing plugin works.

If you are an employee or a student, just login to your Fedena account using your login credentials. Once you login, go to ‘Blog’ through ‘More’ in dashboard. Click on ‘Blog’ and you land on ‘Blog Home’ page.

The very first thing you need to do is to click on ‘Settings’ and set your username under which you are going to publish your blog.

When you plan to write a new blog, click on ‘My Blog’ in ‘Blog Home’ and click ‘New Post’.

Edit, Delete or Unpublish any of the blog posts you have already created. The option ‘Activities’ in ‘Blog Home’ will let you know what all comments you have received for the particular blogpost.

Anyone marking your blogpost as favorite can be seen with the number of stars you receive and it can be seen by each of the blog post in ‘Blog Home’.

The ‘Search’ option in ‘Blog Home’ is the one which you can use to search anyone else’s blog and read it. Search the particular name in ‘Search Blogs’ and find the blog writer whose blog you want to read.


It should be noted that the admin is not given the privilege to blog. She/he has to confer the privilege to another person who will act as the blog administrator.

Inventory Plugin

Fedena Inventory Plugin to manage vital purchases of school

Inventory Plugin

There are always some purchases that take place in every school and are a very important part of conducting classes every day. Suppose, without books, how will you run a library in your school? Similarly, without laboratory equipment, will it be ever possible to carry on with science practical classes? So, buying these essential items is important and what is more necessary is to keep a track of these purchases. The Inventory plugin by Fedena is the perfect option that will help you carry on the task effortlessly. Read about the plugin in details in the article.

Go to ‘Inventory’ through ‘Administration’ in the dashboard. Click on it and you will reach the ‘Inventory’ page.

The Inventory plugin features in detail:

1. Store Category: Create new store categories to store inventory items. Click on ‘Store Category’ and you go to the page where you need to fill in details for ‘Store Category’. Edit or Delete any of the categories you have created.

2. Store Type: Create types of the store you want, like, you can create a type named ‘General use’ or ‘Sports use’. ‘Edit’ or ‘Delete’ any of the ‘Store Type’ you have created.

3. Store: Create and manage different stores and also select the ‘Store Type’ and ‘Store Category’ for each of the store you create.

4. Store Items: Search the store and save the item in the particular store.

5. Supplier Type: The type of supplier for inventory items has to be stored in a particular manner. For example, you can have a supplier type like ‘Lab Equipments’.

6. Supplier: Store details of the supplier of the items by clicking on ‘New’ that will take you to the page where you need to put in all details about the supplier.

7. Indents: When you click on ‘Indents’, it will take you to the page where you need to create new indent which is nothing but a process to create a list of new items that you need to buy. Click on ‘New’ in ‘Indents’ and you get the page to put information.

8. Purchase Order: After you have made the Indents, you have to create the purchase Order too, to make sure that the items are ordered for purchase to the suppliers. For this, click on ‘New’ in Purchase Order and fill in the necessary information.

9. GRN: Once all your inventory items are bought, you can store all necessary information related to the item purchased with the help of this option. Click on ‘New’ in ‘GRN’ and you get the page where you can store all the details. You can even get the pdf for the GRN generated.

It’s always a smart idea to keep information or details of items purchased for school usage.