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A Sustainable Approach to School Management: Introducing the Bold School Management System

by Kennedy Kumangkem Kubuga, Daniel Asiedu, Felix Kipo
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 186 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2024
Authors: Kennedy Kumangkem Kubuga, Daniel Asiedu, Felix Kipo
10.5120/ijca2024923387

Kennedy Kumangkem Kubuga, Daniel Asiedu, Felix Kipo . A Sustainable Approach to School Management: Introducing the Bold School Management System. International Journal of Computer Applications. 186, 5 ( Jan 2024), 38-41. DOI=10.5120/ijca2024923387

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2024923387,
author = { Kennedy Kumangkem Kubuga, Daniel Asiedu, Felix Kipo },
title = { A Sustainable Approach to School Management: Introducing the Bold School Management System },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Jan 2024 },
volume = { 186 },
number = { 5 },
month = { Jan },
year = { 2024 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 38-41 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume186/number5/33071-2024923387/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2024923387 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Kennedy Kumangkem Kubuga
%A Daniel Asiedu
%A Felix Kipo
%T A Sustainable Approach to School Management: Introducing the Bold School Management System
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 186
%N 5
%P 38-41
%D 2024
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

The dominant reliance on paper-based record-keeping systems in schools in Ghana is in contrast with the global inclination towards the use of electronic systems. The paper sheds light on the unintended environmental impact of the practice and proposes a sustainable alternative; the BoldSchool Management System. It utilises spreadsheets for academic data storage and MySQL database for other records, providing schools with a flexibility. The study demonstrates that the adoption of electronic system will address administrative inefficiencies and contribute to environmental sustainability. Primary data is taken from 18 schools, with a total learner population of 6792 learners.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

School Management Electronic Systems Environmental Sustainability Paper-Based Processes Education Administration