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Edficiency – Boost Efficiency of Education Sectors

Edficiency

Edficiency is web-based scheduling software that enhances the efficiency level of education institutes by automating daily routine tasks like school flex time, activities, classes, tutorial periods, and many more. This software is the best software for middle and high schools for scheduling classes and other non-tutorial activities. It is an online RTI/MTSS software that helps automates all the work procedures of middle and high schools.

Automation is required in educational institutes as there are lots of daily routine activities, if we do not handle them properly, there might be a mess up. Edficiency creates a proper time schedule where all the teachers stay updated regarding their classes and they do not waste priceless time. With the help of this scheduling software, you can focus on much-needed activities instead of nuances, this way, you can increase the efficiency of your school and provide your students with quality education.

How Does Edficiency Work?

Edficiency is an online scheduling platform that makes flextime easy and convenient for students and teachers both. It manages daily class rosters based on the request of teachers and students. After getting requests, the system notifies every teacher and student so that they can get ready on the time. It is considered that using this tool is quite simple and, in a report, 94% of staff and 93% of students found this software easy and user-oriented.

To get connected with this software, you need to have a system with an internet connection that supports a browser. As there is no app designed for providing services, Google Chrome is the only solution for this.

Features of Edficiency  

Alerts                                                                         Attendance Tracking

Automated Scheduling                                         Classes Scheduling

Communication Management                            Customize Branding

Customize Reports                                                Employee Scheduling

Enrolments                                                              Employee Management

File Sharing                                                              Group Scheduling

K-12                                                                           Multi Location

Performance Metrics                                            Progress Tracking

Real Time Monitoring                                           Real Time Notifications

Real Time Reporting                                              Reports and Statistics

Role-Based Permissions                                       School District

Screen Sharing                                                        Secured Login

Session Recording                                                  Single Sing On

Special Education                                                   Student Records

Student Portal                                                         Survey & Feedback

Benefits of Edficiency

  • Edficiency streamlines the scheduling of school staff and students. This is one of the best scheduling software for middle and higher schools. There are numerous benefits that show the importance of Edficiency. These are as follows –
  • With the help of automation of this tool, all the teachers and students get their schedules on the proper time.
  • This tool assigns students to their required teachers.
  • Edficiency reduces the wastage of time because every student is assigned a needed teacher on time.
  • Every teacher and every student gets messages about their timings, they know where to report daily.
  • There is no chance of discrepancies regarding rosters and schedules.
  • Access to this scheduling tool is quite simple.
  • This software has an easy-to-use interface that can be used by anyone easily.
  • Last-minute changes are possible with this platform.

Pricing of Edficiency

The prices of Edficiency may vary from one school to another school because the pricing of this tool depends on the number of student enrolments and the frequency of scheduled rosters needed. Edficiency price starts from $1285 annually which is usage-based.

Alternatives to Edficiency

  • Resource Guru
  • Schedulicity
  • Connecteam
  • Findmyshift
  • Appointy

Resource Guru

Resource Guru is one of the best team scheduling platforms where you can simply streamline the allocation of tasks and completion of allotted work.

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Group Scheduling
  • Meeting Management
  • Project Tracking
  • Real Time Data
  • Task Management

Resource Guru Pricing

With its free trial, there are additional three paid plans also and they are as follows

Grasshopper – $3/user/month

Blackbelt – $5/user/month

Master – $8/user/month

These pricing plans are valid when they are billed monthly. If you go for billed annually, prices are different.

Schedulicity

As it appears very well in its name, this software is designed for scheduling appointments, bookings, class management. You can utilize this tool to adjust your appointments.

Features of Schedulicity

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Booking Management
  • Client Database
  • Appointment Management
  • Client Management
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Class Scheduling
  • Client Profiles

Schedulicity Pricing

This tool provides some basic services for free up to 10 bookings per month. Its unlimited plan starts at $   34.99 per month for solo providers. Schedulicity charges $10 per month for every new provider.

Connecteam

Connecteam is a communication software that assists in communicating with clients and employees. You can take each and every update from the different departments of your company, this tool makes it convenient for its users.

Features of Connecteam

  • Automated Scheduling
  • Access Permission
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Business Process Automation
  • Group Scheduling
  • Remote Access
  • Class Scheduling
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Performance Management

Connecteam Pricing

There are three popular paid plans of Connecteam and they are as follows:

Basic –           $47/month (Billed Monthly)

                       $39/month (Billed Annually)

Advanced –   $95/month (Billed Monthly)

                        $79/month (Billed Annually)

Expert –         $191/month (Billed Monthly)

                        $159/month (Billed Annually)

 Appointy

Appointy helps in appointment management and client management as it simply schedules meetings and appointment with clients and others.

Features of Appointy

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Availability Management
  • Booking Management
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Group Scheduling
  • Reminders
  • Online Bookings
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Real Time Scheduling

Appointy Pricing

You get a free plan that is limited up to 14 days without any credit card information. There are three paid plans featured by Appointy and they are as follows

Pro Plan – This plan is suitable for small businesses. You have to pay $19.99/month when you are billed annually. If you are billed monthly, charges are $29.99/month.

Business Plan – This plan is chosen by medium-size businesses due to its features. This plan charges $39.99/month (billed annually) and $49.99/month (billed monthly).

Enterprise Plan – This plan is suitable for multi-location and large-scale businesses. The charges start at $59.99/month (billed annually).

Findmyshift

This is another employee scheduling software that helps manage employees’ schedules and timings. There are no hidden charges for extra employees.

Features of Findmyshift

  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Class Scheduling
  • Group Scheduling
  • Employee Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Resource Management
  • Timesheet Management

Findmyshift Pricing

This tool is free up to 5 employees for three months free trail. There are 3 paid plans of Findmyshift and they are as follows;

Starter – $25/team/month

Business – $40/team/month

Enterprise – $70/team/month.

If you are billed annually, you get 15% discount on each paid plan.

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