Software as a Service is one method of software delivery that allows data to be accessed from any type of device by using an internet and web browser. In SaaS, a service provider hosts the application at its data center and a customer can access it via web browser.
SaaS also known as cloud application has brought revolution in education sector. The benefits it provides can be used in schools and many other places. It simplifies school management by bringing new opportunities for school and students. In this blog, we have discussed points that explain the importance of benefits of SaaS in Education.
Make administrator work simpler
SaaS a cloud based service offer high scalability that give customers to access features. As we know that every year there are new group of students take admission in school so it becomes a burden for teachers to manage their information. Hence, SaaS reduce the administrative burden by making scaling easier.
Provide flexibility of work anywhere
With this cloud application, it’s easy to switch from one machine to another that is if a person is working on desktop, laptop or a tablet they can easily pick the study environment that works best with their hardware.
Facilitate sharing of files
The most important consent in school is about sharing information. As teacher wants to give assignments and reading to students and students need to turn their assignments in. Document sharing and homework management application can make the process easy. Teacher can revise the data when necessary and data can be easily available to students.
Rather than purchasing software to install, or additional software to support it, schools can subscribe to a SaaS offering. This Cloud application offer simple pricing schedule and some of its services are free.
SaaS application like any new technology requires learning period that helps to use the applications efficiently, creatively and safely. Once the teachers and schools are comfortable with the cloud environment they gain benefits from the opportunities it opens.
With fewer technological barriers than the old methods of app distribution, Schools can spend their cost at right place with SaaS technology. We at Chalkbox develop software with this technology that manage all school related activities like fees, transport, admission, attendance easily and full of security.