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Fedena quick facts


Published on - Quick facts about Fedena - The opensource school management and e-learning webapplication based on Ruby on Rails.

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Fedena quick facts

  2. 2. What is Fedena ? <ul><li>An open source school management software developed on ruby on rails framework. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fedena is a <ul><li>Student Information System (SIS) </li></ul><ul><li>School Management software </li></ul><ul><li>School ERP </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Management software </li></ul><ul><li>Student records system </li></ul><ul><li>Student management system </li></ul><ul><li>School software </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning system </li></ul><ul><li>And many more </li></ul>
  4. 4. We cant limit Fedena as a School ERP or SIS Fedena is much more than that Fedena is evolving towards an e-school and e-university solution
  5. 5. What is the meaning of the word Fedena ? <ul><li>Fedena means the coolest thing alive, usually meaning you come from royalty or from wealth. Something that is fedena is cool, hot, rare. </li></ul><ul><li> source: </li></ul><ul><li>Fedena is also motivated by the name of Greek goddess of wisdom Athena. </li></ul><ul><li>Foradian+Athena = Fedena </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who is Foradian ? <ul><li>Foradian Technologies Pvt Ltd is a software company based out of Mangalore, Karnatka, India </li></ul><ul><li>Foradian is the sponsor of the project fedena </li></ul><ul><li>More info </li></ul>
  7. 7. Logo of Fedena
  8. 8. Meaning of the Logo <ul><li>The logo is derived from the face of an owl </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why owl ? <ul><li>closely associated with Athena (the goddess of wisdom) </li></ul><ul><li>owl is upheld as a symbol of perspicacity and erudition </li></ul><ul><li>perspicacity = keenness of mental perception and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>erudition = knowledge acquired by study, research, etc. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Many say the logo is a perfect mix of penguin, panda and owl faces. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Some others recognize “Rock on” hand signal in the logo </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tagline of Fedena <ul><li>You ‘r power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your power + You are power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving complete power and freedom to the users </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Why Fedena project was started ? <ul><li>No such software (web based, open source, web 2.0, user friendly) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 million schools/learning institutions in the world. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Why Fedena is open source ? <ul><li>All schools around the world are different from each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Customizations and regionalization is a must </li></ul><ul><li>Most schools are not using any software due to the difficult UI and the cost of implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Giving back to the society </li></ul>
  15. 15. What is the license of Fedena ? <ul><li>Apache License 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More freedom than GNU License </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Why Ruby on Rails ? <ul><li>Beautiful and powerful framework for developing amazing web applications </li></ul><ul><li>Easy and interesting to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Customizations to Fedena can be done very easily and in a short span of time </li></ul>
  17. 17. Evolution of Fedena Version Release Code Name Properties 1.0 March 2010 Foredu Student Information System 2.0 August 2010 Magic School ERP with Finance and HR modules 3.0 December 2010 Ismikku E-Learning System 4.0 2012 Jamun E-Schooling / Virtual Schools 5.0 2013 Taxila E-University / E-Infrastructure
  18. 18. Future of Fedena <ul><li>With the integrated e-learning system the teachers and students all around the world can participate process of education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eg: A student in a remote school in India can learn from a Teacher in USA or UK </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>In future when you want to start a school or university or any educational institution, you won’t have to buy land, build schools, appoint teachers and follow the usual process. </li></ul><ul><li>You need just a Fedena installation. You can invite the teachers and students to your virtual school to start the process of education. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Help Project Fedena <ul><li>Spread the good news </li></ul><ul><li>Download and start using for free </li></ul><ul><li>Learn some Rails and start hacking </li></ul><ul><li>Give your suggestions and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Help your nearby school to install and use it </li></ul><ul><li>Write in your blog, Tweet or Share via facebook </li></ul>
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