BioSIM for Education

The Kenyan education system has significant weaknesses that persist even after being allocated a huge budget of Ksh154 billion. A budget second only to transport and infrastructure.Weaknesses of Kenya’s Education System are:

  • Weak management controls and financial accountability.
  • Poor systems of M&E or of tracking and reporting quality.
  • Truancy & teacher absenteeism leading to insecurity, indiscipline & non completion.
BioSIM4Education is a web & mobile application based Education Information System that uses the iris to register unique bio data for each student which is verified daily through quick iris scanning (roll call) each morning. This time attendance information is collated and relayed to central servers .
for-education (1)The system uses the iris as a unique identifier and comprises of:

  1. Enrollment module which can track student enrollment in schools
  2. Class attendance module that automates tracking of students’ class attendance
  3. Performance management module
  4. School Fees modules that aids track information on school fees payment*.
  5. Parents Management module
  6. Teachers Management Module
  7. Examination Management module
  8. Quality Assurance Module for the Quality Assurance and Standards Officers
  9. Class attendance module that automates tracking of students’ class attendance

 

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System Dashboard Look

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Dashboard Performance gives the following overview:

  1. Non reputable number of students
  2. Students Present
  3. Students Absent
  4. Performance overview
  5. Teachers attendance
  6. Quality assurance overview

 

 

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