APDM – What is it? Does it ring a bell? You must have heard about Student Database Applications, yes it is just that. A boon for the 21st century application, used to control the attendance of students at different levels, the school, the District Education Department and the State Education Department. The application is mainly authorised to the APDM Admin, one school teacher and an Admin designated from the school.
The operation is very easy. An ID and password is given, with which the admins can login and access the various functions. The various functionalities as listed by http://apdm.net.my are:
- Updation of School Information
- Registering New Class teachers
- Registering New Class
After the above data has been inserted, the School Admin logs in and verifies the data. After which, excel reports can also be downloaded for analysis. All kinds of student data can be downloaded and verified at the click of a button. In fact, the School Admin can also rest the password, forgotten by any teacher. In case, the School Admin forgets the password, the same can be reset by District Education Office.
Benefits of using APDM for teachers:
Senior Assistant Teachers, who assist the Headmaster, can also be updated in the APDM, through the Student Management Module. Senior Assistant Teachers can update the Class Teacher’s tasks. Likewise, the Year, Grade, Subjects, Teacher, each and everything can be updated on the application.
Class Teachers are directly involved in the operations on the application. They can input and access data, only if the School APDM gives access to the respective Class teacher. In order to work and analyse data regarding a student, the student data has to be registered in the system. Important data, with respect to name, age, class, passport number, ID number needs to be present in the database. Class teachers also have the power to change a student’s class, in order to create diversity. As, also the power to assign different subjects to different students.
Student placements can also be taken care of through the e Daftar. The transition of students from low school to secondary school happens through the system. All steps of application are given on apdm.net.my needs to be strictly followed.