At Raytex we seek to bridge the gaps in the educational system from an organizational and implementation point of view. Given that educational authorities frequently collect information at every level of the sector as part of their ongoing operations it is imperative that we have data that is fool-proof, readily available and readily usable. Data includes the location of schools, condition of Infrastructure, Staff, Students, Academics. The Education management information system (EMIS) by Raytex is designed to collect and analyze data at the ground level over an extended period to improve planning, resource allocation, monitoring, policy formation, and decision-making. The EIMS improves productivity, increases efficiency, manages outcomes, automates reports generations and eliminates manual paperwork.
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Currently, the education sector is blighted by a number of structural lacunae which make data is unreliable, unavailable or unusable – in either case, it is no good for the end-user. These lacunae, then creep over into the policymaking sphere, as lack of accurate data skews the planning methods and implementation matrix.
- Information deficiency causing challenges for existing stakeholders in data analysis
- Monitoring deficiency caused by lack of accurate data, which ends up throwing skewed trends.
- An EMIS that accurately records data, preserves it and makes it readily available for future use
- A school administration management system to aid decision making at the school level.
- Qualitative deficiency caused by lack of technological impetus in the education system.
- A multimode (email, web, mobile and SMS) based communication platform wherein the key stakeholders are informed of progress.
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What issue, challenge, or pain point did the client want you to address?
Public sector education is one of the key government activities in any country, with planning & statistics being the key to the success of education delivery across different sectors.
The Ministry of Education was dependent on the EDP section for all data collection and dissemination of information since there was a constant need for all departments within the Ministry. Timely reports with relevant information required by all stakeholders were lacking, affecting the projections, budgeting, service delivery at the departmental level.
Why did they have this problem?
Data collection and processing of the annual school census was based on a physical questionnaire. Thus, the data collected was fragmented, and inconsistent since it was maintained in a simple MS-Access database. Public sector education is completely dependent on the statistics department, which lacked a comprehensive enterprise system to capture, process and report. Primary reason was due to budgetary constraints and other technical short-comings.
What were your client’s expected outcomes from working with a vendor to solve their stated problem?
The ministry wanted to implement an Education Management Information System (EMIS) Enterprise Application designed to improve educational planning, organizational efficiencies, data collection and analysis, information sharing and transparency in the education sector to help meet objectives related to the Millennium Development Goals.
Why did they engage your organization to help?
The company had built the EMIS product from the ground-up. With several years of research and deep knowledge of education sector, which helped in designing a robust, scalable solution for public sector education.
How did you approach the challenge?
The EMIS is a product developed around the Education Sector Strategic Planning framework, which is a broad set of guidelines followed by Ministry of Education across the world. Unlike the private sector, public sector education has a completely different set of goals which are tied to the overall vision of the country. Each country education system is setup on different parameters, like sectors, composition etc. To provide the solution of the EMIS is configured and customized to suit the needs of the specific country. Several workshops are conducted, and a steering committee is set-up for a inception and road-map phase. Post a clear road-map is defined based on the feedback and inputs, a clear feature-set is defined as part of the configuration for necessary changes to the solution.
How was your client involved in this stage?
The client provides the resources needed for developing the roadmap, several personnel from the various department are available during this phase for example, Planning, IT, EDP, Infrastructure, Finance, Inspectorate.
What was the solution?
- Electronically links all information (academic, educational, demographic & compliance) from all schools to the Ministry.
- Aggregates student and staff information; school building programmes; integrates curriculum programs and academic assessment in real time.
- Automatically provides national reports for any School, District, Province or Ministry to enhance monitoring and evaluation.
- Informs strategic planning, assessment, analysis, evaluation, budgeting and the provision of reporting.
What was the timeline?
The complete solution delivery from inception to roll-out was a 24-month effort, including training all the stakeholders.
Did your solution solve the client’s stated problem or accomplish their objective(s)?
The EMIS solution acceptance currently covers the data entry for the physical questionnaires for all the education sectors. Multi-annual information can be cross referenced for reporting. The system has inbuilt capabilities to dynamically alter reference data pertaining to locations, school codes or lateral migrations. The system has been developed as a decentralized application, today it is accurate data can be disseminated at every level of the Ministry of Education.
What benefits did your client see because of your work immediately?
EMIS will enable to track the academic and administration information for schools at all education sector, to analyze the statistical information of the school. EMIS helps to improve the quality and effectiveness of education by empowering students, parents, and educators with real-time information, relevant assessment tools and access to educational resources.
What benefits should your client see because of your work over time?
EMIS is responsible for the promotion and use of information for policy planning and implementation, decision-making, and the monitoring and evaluation of an education system.
EMIS is a powerful analytical tool which supports multi-sector, multi-year took which has vast data analytics.
Versatile model can be deployed as Client-server, Web or Cloud.
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