Currently, the best schools in the world are allocating a significant portion of their resources to invest in technology. This is largely due to the wave of digital transformation brought about by the millennial generation of parents who, today, have become a key part of any educational community. Against this backdrop, academic software for schools has positioned itself as the tool that institutions need to stay ahead of the curve.
Requirements of parents millennials that you can solve with academic software for schools
First of all, it is necessary to remember that those who belong to the millennial generation are currently between 27 and 42 years old, and on average, they spend around 7 hours a day on the Internet, according to data from the market research company eMarketer. However, to capture their interest, it is important to present them with useful, attractive and, above all, interactive information.
In fact, an easy user experience, which simplifies the steps to get to what they need, is a fundamental factor for them. As well as being able to consult this information through mobile devices, to perform simple operations from there.
For all of the above, parents belonging to this generation positively evaluate educational institutions that are concerned about innovating their processes and that value the digital tools that allow them to do so:
Be aware of what is happening with their children at school.
Perform various processes and procedures remotely.
View your children's academic information from your cell phone
With these new demands, they are looking for a more communicative, informed and direct user experience, both for themselves and their children.
Now, while this may seem challenging, the good news is that all of these needs can be met by academic software for schools. Specifically, through functionalities such as:
These kinds of spaces promote a much more interactive and participatory teaching dynamic, which is favored by the wide variety of digital resources and formats in which academic material can be shared(images, videos, documents, forms, etc.). Thus, with virtual classrooms, parents can be sure that their children have within reach all the information they need for their classes, facilitating the transmission of knowledge.
In addition, with school software, it is now possible to carry out a wide range of procedures and activities remotely that previously could only be carried out in person. In this way, different academic management processes have been simplified, such as enrollment, invoicing, tuition payments, taking exams and assignments online, etc.
On the other hand, all the functionalities that facilitate communication among the educational community have also become more important. In this sense, academic software for schools makes it possible to send and receive messages, whether individual or massive, internal or external. Centralizing the information related to the education of students in an app, so that parents can quickly and easily consult data such as:
Examination dates and grading
Notices, bulletins and communiqués
School transportation routes and schedules
Billing and payment information
However, it is always important to prevent saturation of communication channels and avoid sending multiple notifications to parents. Keeping this in mind will allow your school to have a more effective flow of information.
Finally, millennial parents are also looking to be aware of other types of information about their children, beyond the purely academic. With that in mind, a tool such as a tracking module enables schools to collect psychological and health data, as well as students' eating habits and behaviors, so that parents can keep track of the various aspects of their children's lives.
Is your school ready?
Undoubtedly, the digital solutions proposed by academic software for schools are becoming increasingly relevant, especially because they offer an advanced cybersecurity service, centralized information and easy access in the cloud.
Consequently, for educational institutions, the benefit lies in being able to adapt these technological tools to their particular needs and thus take full advantage of their capacity for innovation. For millennial parents, easy access to information, as well as the possibility of digital interaction with the school, translate into a higher level of comfort and satisfaction with the service they are receiving.
Are you interested in being part of a technological innovation that adapts to your school, while responding directly to the needs of today's world? Implement academic software for schools and don't get left behind in the digital transformation.
At Phidias, we have a track record of more than 17 years of success in developing this type of solutions, contact us!
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