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School2000 in Indian Schools

School2000 (the company) offers in schools to invest to improve attendance, grades and behaviour in
students, by providing parents with on-line information (round the clock, round the year). Parents can
access their children’s attendance, grades, merits, concerns, timetable and homework over the Internet
and on telephones

Teachers who mark attendance can use Palm2000 to enter and review attendance on their
Palm2000. These are portable off-line devices that are portable, small, light and fits into shirt
pockets and handbags. Palm2000s work in and out of the school. Rechargeable batteries last a week

Palm2000s are placed on
a cradle to update the
School2000 server
Teachers use Networked Laptops

Teachers use Networked PCs

School2000
reports and
summaries that
teachers, staff
School2000 server and parents need.
with 2GB Memory Reports contain
Hard Disc charts, graphs and
running Windows tables

Up to 4 Parents and Parents are alerted on With the Telephone
guardians can access their their Email and option, parents can dial
student’s attendance, optionally by text on School2000 and listen to
grades, merits, concerns, their cell phones when voice messages that recite
timetable and homework their children are attendance, grades and
over the Internet in late/absent or when homework
English, Indian and up to teachers enter grades,
30 Asian, African and behaviour remarks and School2000 in International Schools
European languages homework
1. Under a partnership we offer to invest in schools

1.1. School2000 (the product) is offered free of cost to schools. We offer to invest (Up to 60,000
US Dollars) on behalf of schools as many schools cannot afford the investment for high
technology
1.2. The investment pays for a Pentium Server, School2000 software, Alerts to parents and
optionally (a) Telephone access to parents and (b) Palm2000s to teachers to mark attendance
and grades. The investment also covers installation, database encoding and technical support.
Schools need not worry about technology any more. British engineers take care of that to
provide a reliable system
1.3. To recover our investment over 3 to 5 years, we ask parents to subscribe as below

Parent Subscription
Parents subscribe an affordable annual amount. There are 3 levels of subscription to cover 3
levels of service

1.3.1. Level – 1: Rs 650 a year for the basic Level, where we provide the following
1.3.1.1. The School2000 server (Pentium IV, 2GB Memory and Hard disc)
1.3.1.2. School2000 software is installation and technical support is provided
over the Internet and through local engineers
1.3.1.3. Teachers enter attendance, grades, merits, concerns, timetable and
homework on the School2000 servers or PCs and Laptops networked
to the server
1.3.1.4. Parents can access their children’s attendance, grades, merits,
concerns, timetable and behaviour on the Internet in English, Indian
and any of up to 30 European, Asian and African languages
1.3.1.5. School2000 also alerts parents on their Emails when their children
are late/absent and when teachers enter Grades, Merits (Good
behaviour), Concerns (Bad behaviour) and Homework
1.3.1.6. Alerts on cell phone are optional and must be paid for separately by
each parent

1.3.2. Level – 2: Rs 1,300 a year for the basic version (above) and one of the following
1.3.2.1. Palm2000 for each teachers who enters attendance

or

1.3.2.2. Parents can dial School2000 to listen to their children’s attendance,
grades and homework

1.3.3. Level – 3: Rs 1,950 a year for the basic version and both of the following
1.3.3.1. Palm2000 for each grade teachers who enters attendance

and

1.3.3.2. Parents can dial School2000 to listen to their children’s attendance,
grades and homework

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1.4. Schedule
1.4.1. Schools should not expect us to provide the School2000 Server, Telephone and
Palm2000 in advance. School2000 and its options are supplied in a phased manner
with increasing parent subscription
1.4.2. To start with, schools must provide one of their Internet enabled PCs with at least
512MB Memory (1GB better), Windows 2000 or XP with the latest updates, 15GB Free
Disc space in drive C: and Internet access (preferably broadband)
1.4.3. When parents start to subscribe, we deliver the School2000 hardware in a phased
manner

2. Trials

Schools can trial School2000 without any cost or commitment. The school must initially provide an
Internet enabled PC with at least 512MB Memory (1GB better), Windows 2000 or XP with the latest
updates, 15GB Free Disc space in drive C: and Internet access (preferably broadband)
2.1. The school can trial School2000 in one/few classes. Teachers enter attendance, grades on the
School2000 PC and PCs networked to it
2.2. When teachers and the school is satisfied, parents of children in one/few class/es can be
provided parent communication over the Internet
2.3. When parents are satisfied, School2000 can be expanded to the rest of the school

3. Benefit to schools
3.1. School2000 manages most of the administrative tasks, reducing administrative work,
repetition, human errors, staff costs and delays
3.2. Reports, summaries and letters are prepared by School2000, which can be printed or sent by
Fax or Email attachment

4. Benefits to Parents
4.1. Parents can access their children’s records 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. No breaks or holidays
4.2. Parents can access their children’s attendance, grades, good, timetable, homework, good and
bad behaviour, over the Internet in English, Indian and in any of up to 30 Asian, African and
European languages
4.3. If Telephone access is ordered, parents who don’t have/want/like Internet can dial
School2000 and listen to voice messages that recite their children’s attendance, grades and
homework Internet in English, Indian and in any of up to 30 Asian, African and European
languages
4.4. Parents are alerted by Email and by text (on cell phones) when their children are late, absent
or when teachers enter grades, homework of comments on behaviour. Alerts on cell phones
must be paid separately
4.5. Parents like the reports from School2000 and find it easy to understand. Please click
http://www.school2000.co.uk/reports.htm to see some reports generated by School2000

5. Benefits to Teachers
5.1. Teachers have constant (24/7) access to their student’s attendance and grades on their
Palm2000
5.2. Reports, summaries, standard and reminder letters are generated by school2000, reducing
teacher’s workload. Teachers can focus on teaching
5.3. Teachers can see if individual students are improving, deteriorating or remaining at the same
level

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6. Database
6.1. School2000 stores date in an Oracle database
6.2. The data is stored in the School2000 PC in the school. Others don’t have physical access
6.3. Oracle data is encrypted with a 256-Bit encryption, which protects it from hacking. Data that
is copied cannot be used on any other PC

7. Technical Support:
7.1. School2000 is maintained over the Internet, which eliminates the cost, delays and hassles
associated with travel
7.2. School2000 is maintained by British Engineers
7.3. We offer to provide local engineers full time till the schools is familiar with School2000

Please contact us for further clarifications or clarifications

Dr Ebby Sargunar, Chief Executive
School2000
45 Cromwell Road, Rugby CV22 5LZ, Warwickshire (Shakespeare country), UK
Telephone and Message 0044 1788 543049
Text 0044 78469 18807
Email Ebby@School2000.co.uk

School2000 in International Schools