Sharing Resources via School Intranet

High school
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Expanding economic activities and prosperity have greatly enhanced the demand for seats in good schools. Traditional one-site schools are finding the need to expand into multi locations and at the same time are faced with budgetary constraints in replicating all the needed resources in more than one site.


Intranet facility for all locations of a school greatly enhances the utilisation of existing resources, enables interactive student activity and improves the utilisation of time by the staff. Sharing of resources implies an exchange of information, to achieve or to improve the present teaching and learning environment, which also fosters an ethos of widening participation, teamwork, human development and above all, progression in learning. Intranet facilitates this sharing culture
Changing times bring about changing needs and teaching profession is no exception. Traditionally, educational institutions formulated their strategies and budgeted resources for achieving uniformly good results, year after year. These resources were the trained faculty and other staff, libraries, physical infrastructure and programmes. With rising demand for school seats coupled with ever-new courses, many institutions are opening up branches in new locations even as budget constraints remain in the forefront. This situation can lead to differences in students' achievements in different locations, which is not desirable. The Intranet and software application is one way of handling these problems to ensure that no student is left behind. Sharing resources is the key to solve budgetary constraints and achieve academic excellence in a school working on a split site. ...
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