7 Tools to Manage an Educational Institute
July 13, 2020
3 min read
We understand that administration of an educational institution is no cakewalk, and you face a new challenge everyday. Be rest assured, there are ways to combat every problem that comes your way. Here's a list of tools to make your life easier!
Meetings, emails, and unexpected desk visitors can sometimes make it difficult to actually get work done. With an internal team communication tool like Slack, your team can collaborate and provide quick solutions using real-time messaging. Communication is not limited to direct messages, you can also create several channels for different sub heads.
Price: Free account for 5 integrations and 10K message searchable archive. Paid plans start at $6.67 per user per month.
Reportcard is an easy to use institute management software. From the time you receive an inquiry, to enrolling the student, updating timetables, marking attendance, grading assessments up to sending an invoice, Reportcard covers it all, making it the perfect tutoring tracking system. In inclusion to sending out alerts for pending invoices or a change in class timings ,you can also you can see reports to help you optimize your revenue opportunities, with insights on popular classes, trainers, time slots and much more. Reportcard also offers fully native apps for iOS and Android.
Price: Free account for up to 20 students and 5 staff members. Paid plan starts at 5.5 AED per student per month.
Keeping your team on the same page isn't always easy. With new ideas, changing deadlines and last-minute adjustments happening throughout the course of the day, you need a place to keep everything unified. That's where Trello comes in, functioning like a virtual bulletin board, the tool offers boards and cards to help your team organize a project, or just keep tabs on your day-to-day work. Users can upload file attachments, add comments, create checklists, assign due dates, and so much more.Price: Free. Premium plan is $5 per user per month.
Canva is an "amazingly simple graphic design software" that can turn your graphically challenged marketer into a drool-worthy designer. The app's drag-and-drop functionality paired with its robust repository of free and paid images makes it easy for anyone to design stunning documents. Users are equipped with everything they need to pull off quality designs for presentations, social media, reports, and even business cards.Price: Free plan includes access to over 8,000 templates. Paid plan starts at $12.95 per user per month.
Sending better emails has never been simpler with MailChimp’s easy-to-customize email designer. MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, and track your results. Also get insights about your subscribers and keep your contacts in one place. MailChimp features automated emails, send-time optimization, advanced analytics, flexible design options and more.Price: Free plan for up to 2,000 subscribers and 12,000 emails per month. Paid plans start at $10 per month.
Google Apps is a package of cloud-based productivity services that make it easy for businesses to collaborate in real time. You can draft work collaboratively with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and then save your work in Drive.To get started with the free version of Google Apps, you simply need a Gmail address. But, if you want to use Google Apps with a business email address (such as firstname.lastname@example.org), you'll need to pay.Price: Free. Google Apps for Work is $5 per user per month.
Quickbooks is a cloud - based accounting software, perfect for small and medium sized businesses. Finances are the backbone of any organisation, and Quickbooks makes it incredibly easy to keep track; ranging from generating invoices to recording receipts and everything in between! You can collaborate with your team and give your staff full or limited access, depending on whatever they need to know. Quickbooks also keeps you up to date with your financial position with daily updates straight from your bank accounts. In addition to this, the software provides you data backup and a state of art security system!Price: Ranging from $9/ Month to $30/ Month depending on the size of your organisation.
That concludes our list of websites and apps for the tutoring business. With these open on your web browser, there isn't really much that you need to worry about.