The Utilization of Education Management Information System (EMIS) to Predict Future Maintenance Plans for Buildings: A Case Study of Karak Governorate Schools

Sattam Allahawiah, Abalqa Applied University, Jordan
2019 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
This study aims to analysis the role of Open EMIS in predicting future maintenance plans for buildings departments. To achieve this goal, Karak governorate was adopted as a case study. for the methodology, the interview and questionnaire methods were used as a study tools in this study , and the validity and stability of the tool were verified. The sample of the study included (3) directorates from Karak governorate, (20) schools divided into (7) male schools (3) female schools (10) mixed
more » ... s. The results showed improved planning efficiency for the maintenance of public school buildings to provide adequate information on existing buildings for decision makers, shows that the range means for some basic barriers to schools that lead to poor infrastructure items between (4.23 -3.79), by high level for all items and the Open EMIS system provides accurate data on classroom and non-classroom equipment" by mean (4.10). Which helps to build a plan to facilitate maintenance tasks related to them. This is reflected positively on the educational process and quality. The results also showed that the Open EMIS system can be used to predict future maintenance plans for Karak buildings, finally there were no statistically significant differences in the estimates of the sample members and the use of the OpenEMIS system to predict future maintenance plans for the buildings in Karak governorate due to the (School sex, Experience, School Stage and Academic qualification). The study recommended the importance of developing the Open EMIS system in such a way as to allow the building departments to predict the future of the school infrastructure and the priorities of the future maintenance. The study also recommended the need to follow up the maintenance work in the schools through communication with the liaison officer in the school in addition to the need to activate the OpenEMIS system of the building departments in each directorate. Furthermore the importance of linking the system to the department of civil status and passport, so that the ministry can obtain accurate and comprehensive data on all students and human cadres working in the ministry.
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2019/95852019 fatcat:5oxc6jtnxfbw3mz2fywrsfen3a