It may seem easy to handle, but managing a school full of hundreds of kids is a daunting task to say the least. Traditionally, all the records are updated manually in the books of accounts or in other types of registers that are regularly maintained. Even if you successfully maintain all the records properly, there are still chances of records getting lost or damaged, which can cause a lot of loss for the school.
A lot of modern schools have started using childcare management software for the management of their schools and have been widely successful as well. These tools can easily automate the proceedings of the management and can lower down your operational costs quiet significantly. The following are some of the benefits of membership management software.
- Avoiding losses due to misplaced records
One of the prime advantages of having a good childcare management system is that it includes support for cloud storage of every record. Above all the chances of errors are also reduced significantly as most of the records will be updated automatically. When you maintain records traditionally, books pile up in the record room and it becomes pretty hard to find any information. But with these tools, you can simply type in the name of the file you want in the search box and it will display to you all the information that you wanted. Also editing or making changes into existing data is a lot easier to do on these tools.
- Security and connectivity with parents
The most prominent headache related to managing a school is to ensure the security of the students. On papers the pen and paper approach for maintaining the entry and exit record may seem good but in practicality, anyone can provide false information and enter the school. Some of the best school management software come with advance security feature such as biometric scans and CCTV camera integration which can easily enhance the tightness of the security. Also these tools have a dedicated messaging and communication feature, which can be used to connect with the parents of the kids in your school. You can use it to keep them updated with the progress of their children and also listen to any issues that they might be having off the school campus. It can also be used as a reminder and notification provider to them regarding various important activities happening in school.
- Automatic Payments
Collection of fee is perhaps one of the most time consuming and engaging task in school management. Every quarter, when the fee is being collected, the whole staff gets busy in doing that only. Amidst all this chaos and paperwork going on, a lot of schools loose quite a lot of their revenue due to embezzlement or misplaced records. But if your school uses a childcare management tool for management of such things, there is no chance of loss. Current methods of fee submission include cheque and cash mainly but with the help of a good tool, the payment process becomes online and the parents can directly send the money into the bank account of the school.