For vendors of student management systems (SMS) or tertiary education providers who use student management systems (SMS) developed in house.
This page is for vendors of student management systems (SMS) or tertiary education providers who use student management systems (SMS) developed in house.
The purpose of SMS certification programme is to ensure that the Student Management System (SMS) interfaces correctly with the Ministry of Education’s systems - National Student Index (NSI) and Single Data Return (SDR), and that data passed to the Ministry of Education is an accurate representation of that entered.
For details on the compliance process for SMS systems to interface with the Unfunded International Providers (UIP) refer to UIP SMS Compliance.
This programme certifies:
This programme does not certify
For SMS Vendors who would like to participate in the Certification Programme, the SMS Certification would include both NSI and SDR certification.
First time certification could take place any time in the year. However, it is highly recommended that any new SMS Vendor contacts the Ministry about the certification in advance.
If you have any queries regarding the SMS Certification Programme please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.