SchoolMaster Solutions, a team of software developers, late last month launched their myChild application; an app that let’s you stay up to date with what’s happening at your child’s school.
myChild app which is available for Android mobile platforms, while the developments on the iOS and Windows mobile platforms are imminent, is a place where design meets function, according to it’s developers.
The design is carefully crafted to emulate the aspirations of technological advancement with ingenuity and simplicity, and it’s extensively robust while providing optimal viewing and interaction experience across a wide range of devices.
Upcoming Events and Notifications
myChild provides provision for notifications to parents concerning a number of events related to their children and the school such as school activities, announcements and upcoming events.
Fees Payment made easy
myChild enables parents to painlessly pay their children’s school fees using either mobile money or the Interswitch payment platform. However, according to the developers of the app, this feature will be available effective January 2017 – Term one.
Child Performance Analysis and Trends
Parents can access their children’s academic results as presented on the traditional report card but most importantly with valuable comparative analysis of overall performance versus entire class as well as subject performance based analysis.
Chat Platform as Feedback mechanism
Parents can give feedback to the school through a chat platform on issues affecting the school and their children per the needs of any class, making makes myChild a cherished platform that keeps parents engaged and informed all the time round the clock.
Adding Children to One Profile:
The possibility of adding children to the parent’s profile thereby making their profile a one stop center for access of all the children’s information.
If a parent has many children, these can be put under one parent profile for easy access of their information at a click of the button.
Child Track Records Access
Important updates made instantly available to parents about their child’s track records such as Health incidents, Co-Curricular activities, disciplinary records and Library utilization which altogether make myChild an informative utility tool to reminisce about.
The recent trend of communication tools is not complete until powered by a robust and effective messaging service. myChild is aptly equipped with messaging capability through SMS and E-Mail channels to deliver important communication to all stake holders.
Staff Directory Access
In a scenario where for example for a day pupil can’t make it to school for different reasons like sickness and a parent needs to inform the Class Teacher directly, there will be a directory for all staff on the APP and their access contacts per responsibility say subjects taught. This makes the Teacher – Parent link easier.
Offline functionality is applicable to myChild mobile app [android platform] where the app’s local storage capabilities enable the parents to enjoy access to their children’s information such as; academic, track records and school events while offline.