Essay on Technologies Useful in School Management

970 Words Apr 16th, 2014 4 Pages
Technology is the need of the day. The technological advancements have made society take a leap towards success. Every technological reform is a small step towards advancement. Therefore, the central thesis of this presentation is to state four modern technologies and explain how they can be useful in school management. It will commence by defining the key concepts which are technology and school management. Thereafter the main body will follow after which a comprehensive conclusion based on the main body will be drawn.
Technology may be defined as the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts,
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In other words it is an electronic device capable of performing mathematical calculations, reading, writing, storing information and even making decisions at very high speed. Computers are useful in school management in a number of ways:
The administration processes and the official procedures of the school can be simplified by the means of computers. School records, information about all the students and the teachers and also other school employees can efficiently be maintained by means of the advanced technology. The data pertaining to the school employees and students can effectively be stored in a school database (for example, MS-Access). The school can have a library system, which by the utilization of computers can be maintained in an efficient manner. On similar line, the attendance records of the pupils and teachers can be maintained by means of a student database. Moreover, a school can host a website of its own holding information about the school. The introduction of computer technology in schools can thus result in a decreased use of paper and in bringing most of the school office work in an electronic-format.

Thus, it is evident that computers not only benefit the school students but also eases the office work. It makes possible, a more effective way of storage and distribution of information. The realization of the importance of computers in schools and their successful implementation is a necessity.

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