Fedena 3.6 Release Notes

What’s new in Fedena

Here is the list of new features included with this release of Fedena 3.6

Feature

Description

User Role

Module

Gradebook

This all new module is developed to be used for different types of examination systems. In the first phase it is made compatible for the new CBSE examination system with support for other types of exams coming in later phases.


It allows the creation of multiple examination structures called exam plans can be further divided into one or more terms. Both subject based and non subject based evaluations can be created and marked. Subject based exams can be graded on parameters (called attribute profiles). Activity profiles are used to evaluate non subject based exams.


Note: This is the beta version of the Gradebook module with more features and functionality coming soon in the coming days.

Administrator, Privileged Employee, Student, Parent

Gradebook

Fee print settings

Fee print settings allow to configure signature label, showing amount in words, custom footer text  etc. These settings can be used to configure the receipt as per the format followed by the institution.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Finance

Employee revert

This new feature allows reverting an archived employee back. Such a revert can be used in case an employee is deleted by mistake.


Note: Subject associations and timetable entries done for the employee are not reverted.

Administrator, Privilege Employee

Human Resources

Consolidated subject wise attendance report

Generate a consolidated report of attendance in all subjects for a particular date range. Option to show hours attended, percentage or both.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Attendance

Siblings report

All siblings in the institution are listed along with the contact details of father/mother/guardian. The report can be filtered class wise to take the report of siblings of each student in the class.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Reports

Academic year

The academic year is a new addition to Fedena to differentiate data across different sessions. Each batch will now have an academic year along with batch start and end dates and one academic year will be active at any time.


Note: Academic year will be first implemented in the Gradebook beta version and later adopted to other modules. You will need to link the academic year for each batches before starting to use the gradebook.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Settings


What’s enhanced in Fedena

Here is the list of enhanced features included with this release of Fedena 3.6

Feature

Description

User Role

Module

Fee defaulters report

The fee defaulters report in the reports module now has a link to send an SMS reminder to users. The SMS is sent out to students (and guardians if available and enabled) with the total fees due as on date.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Reports

Transfer certificate generator

TC generator header settings now allow more space for custom header. Additional details like certificate name, date of issue can be also configured when using a custom header. The overall design has also been improved to fit more data in a single page.

Administrator, Privileged Employee

Transfer Certificate

Fee receipts

Fee receipt designs have been standardized to a match a uniform style and made more compact.

Administrator, Privileged Employee, Student

Finance



Issues Fixed

Here is the list of issues fixed in this release of Fedena 3.6


Attendance

Issue with attendance report for new admissions fixed


Custom Report

Error in custom report on taking a report with deleted employee additional details fixed


Events

Exam events not updating after exams are edited


Examination

ICSE report displaying 0 instead of hyphen(-) when marks are not available

Rounding off issue in CWA and ICSE exam types fixed

Fixed the problem of incorrect aggregate grade for GPA grouped exam report


Data Export

Optimizations in code to speed up generation of data export reports


Finance

Online payment reference id no. not present in collection wise fee summary PDF

Print issue in fee receipt with new version of Google Chrome fixed

Problem with advanced search in fee receipts page


Hostel

Issue with fee defaulter report listing showing non defaulters corrected


Messages

Fixed issue of all students getting selected in broadcast message


Timetable

Automatic Timetable generator issue with same batch tutor assigned for more than one batch fixed


Students

Fixed the issue of education field not showing in Guardian Profile details


Deprecated in Fedena


Data Export: XML export, a rarely used option, has been deprecated from Data Export as part of optimizing the generation of reports. The CSV export option remains.