Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Fedena 2.3 released



On Wednesday, September 5, 2012, Unni Koroth wrote:
Dear All,

Today is the Teachers day in India and the latest version of Fedena - the opensource school management system is now available to public for free download.

Download instructions - http://projectfedena.org/download

Fedena is a free and opensource school management software that has more features than a student information system. Thousands of institutions around the globe use fedena to efficiently manage students, teachers, employees, courses & all the system & process related to their institution. 

Fedena now powers more than 40,000 institutions around the world. It includes the most notable implementation in 15,000 Schools of Kerala - India, which is now a case study for successful implementation of big data e-gov projects across the world. http://projectfedena.org/pages/sampoorna .  The same project is acclaimed by ruby on rails community and David Heinemeier Hansson - creator of Ruby on Rails.

Highlighted Features of Fedena 2.3
Support for CCE(CBSE), CWA & GPA grading standards
Supports 4 new languages - Japanese, Portuguese, German & Marathi. (Already supports Spanish, Arabic, Hindi & English)
Enhanced report centre for examination
Seperate dashboard for Parent (Previously parent & student view were same)
Enhanced timetable & attendance

Introduction of plugin marketplace
Now any company can develop plugins for fedena using the documentation and support available in projectfedena website. The developers can list their plugins in the marketplace for free or for a price. This is the first step towards building an ecosystem around Fedena. http://www.projectfedena.org/plugins 

Big Blue Button Integration is now free
The Big Blue Button plugin of Fedena is available for free download from plugin marketplace. BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for distance education. The goal of the project is to enable universities, colleges, and K12 to delivery a high-quality learning experience to remote students. BigBlueButton supports real-time sharing of slides (including whiteboard), audio, video, chat, and desktops. It also record lectures for later playback. More info: http://www.bigbluebutton.org/

Interesting articles about Fedena
  1. A Tunisian professor writes how fedena is helping them reorganize and innovate after the Arab Spring revolution - http://opensource.com/education/12/6/learning-fedena
  2. Foradian CEO interviewed in opensource.com, sharing the importance of opensource in education - http://opensource.com/education/12/8/foradian-ceo-explains-benefits-open-source-school-management-software
  3. What problem does Fedena solve? http://www.quora.com/What-Problem-Does-X-Solve/What-problem-does-Fedena-solve

3 comments:

Laxmikanth G said...

MyClassboard’s school management system is the trusted choice of school administrators across India and in African countries. Founded over six years ago, our school management software is designed to meet the needs of all types of schools, colleges and universities from elementary to post-secondary to the masters.

dickenssilvia said...

I'm a big fan of the teachers’ community  so my hearten love and respect for the teachers (though I’m late to wish)! It's very nice to be introduced with the amazing software 'Fedena'. Thanks for letting me updated about it.
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