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The Edval software suite is user friendly, and feature rich.

Our training days are designed to help you make the most of our products, especially new users.

Schools should ideally send at least two people to the three training days: D1, D2 and D3. It is best if this training is started before Term 3. These days need to be attended in this order, but not within a short time-frame, allowing time to digest the information effectively, and complete online training to check/help understanding.

The other pages on this site should answer all of your questions about our training in general, and what is covered during each of the different types of days. If you require more information, please contact us at training@edval.education.

Edval Timetables is endorsed to provide QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Lead Teacher level.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training. You should also use this form to indicate your interest in training for which there is no current suitable event listed.

D1 Timetable Essentials

This is the first introduction to the Edval timetable software, and covers data entry, as well as a broad understanding of the software. This training promotes confidence and competence in your ability to be able to make timetable changes.

Topics include:


  • Menu overview and shortcut keys

  • Setting up your grid, bell times and different days

  • Managing the school timetable knowledge through data entry screens

  • How to get days off for teachers or put them in one teaching room across the cycle

  • Setting up your classes with the right timetable structure

  • Managing staffing and rooming requests for maximum flexibility


This day is part demonstration, with time for questions, and hands-on activities. A worksheet and sample file are provided to all trainees.
Morning tea and lunch are provided.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.


Completing D1 Timetable Essentials will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 6.3.4 and 7.1.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

D2 Timetable Development

This is the second day of basic training in the Edval timetable software.

It includes the tasks associated with the timetable using the Edval tools and modules.
Topics include:


  • Edval WebChoice

  • Generating elective lines

  • Class list management

  • Playground duties

  • Prepare timetable requirements for construction


This day is part demonstration, with time for questions, and hands-on activities. A worksheet and sample file are provided to all trainees.

There may be time to look at school files individually on this day, so you should bring your own school file with you.

Morning tea and lunch are provided.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.

Completing D2 Timetable Development will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 6.3.4 and 7.1.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

D3 Timetable Construction

This is the third day of basic training in the Edval timetable software.

It covers most of the tools and techniques that you will need when constructing a timetable automatically in Edval.
Topics include:


  • Checking for problems before you start

  • Creating a matrix type grid

  • Adding your years one at a time

  • Modifications that solve difficult problems

  • Splitting classes to balance loads


This day starts with demonstrations, question-time and hands-on activities. A worksheet and sample file are provided to all trainees for completion by morning tea. The remainder of the day is focused on individual school files.

It is expected that participants will bring their own school file with them. This file should be at ‘Champagne bottle’ stage; or in the final stages leading up to this where problems exist that you would like help in solving.

This means that all attending schools would start their timetable for the next year on this day, and possibly go close to finishing it, in the presence of an Edval Consultant who will be able to assist them with any specific issues.

Morning tea and lunch are provided.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.

Completing D3 Timetable Construction will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 6.3.4 and 7.1.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Workshops

This is a day with an Edval consultant where you can have your questions answered and help with your own school file. Ideally, this is held with several schools at a time so that you may benefit from having others to talk to as well.

This day may cover advanced timetable construction techniques and advanced fault finding in timetable requirements. It is not part of the basic three day course, but is charged at the same rates, that is, $395 + GST.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.

Schools on the full support package may be able to send trainees to this course at no additional charge, but this is explicitly by negotiation with Edval, and provided there is room in the course.

Aurora College

Aurora College Timetable Requirements

This is an online video course open to teachers whose schools are partners with Aurora College.
It outlines what is required to prepare your timetable file, and ensures that you download all the information files from Aurora College as well as the csv files for the timetable requirements (Class data) that you will need.
This course takes about 3 hours and can be done in small time slots whenever it suits you.
To enrol in this workshop https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/aurora-college-requirements-course-tickets-27620871771.
This course is a pre-requisite for the Aurora College Timetabling Workshop.

Completing Aurora College Timetable Requirements will contribute 3 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing standard descriptors 6.2.2 and 7.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Aurora College Timetabling Workshop

This is a full day course in 2016 with an Edval Consultant for timetablers who have Aurora College students.
This course has pre-requisites:
• Completion of the online Aurora College Timetable Requirements course
• Including downloading the csv files
• Attendance at D3 Timetable Construction prior to this event in 2016 if you are new to Edval in 2016, or in some previous year if not a new Edval school
• Commencement of your school 2017 timetable already, or at least several attempts to have done so.

To book, please click this link https://www.edval.education/training-nsw, then select the event and click “YES” to book in

Primary

This is a two day course.

The first day (P1) introduces the Edval timetable software, and covers data entry. This training promotes confidence and competence in your ability to understand the software and edit your timetable requirements.


    Topics include:
  • Menu overview and shortcut keys

  • Setting up your grid, bell times and different days

  • Managing the school timetable knowledge through data entry screens

  • How to get days off for teachers or put them in one teaching room across the cycle

  • Setting up your classes with the right timetable structure


The second day (P2) includes the tasks associated with the timetable using the Edval tools.
Topics include:

  • Preparing your timetable requirements for construction

  • Constructing your timetable

  • Working on your timetable

  • Class list management

  • Playground duties


Each day is part demonstration, with time for questions, and hands-on activities. A worksheet and sample file are provided to all trainees on both days. There would be time to look at school files individually on both these days, so you should bring your own school file with you.

Morning tea and lunch are provided.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.


Daily Organisation


This is a one day course, aimed at training users in WebDaily.
Topics include:


  • Setup of school calendar

  • Management of daily absent teacher covers

  • Excursions and events




  • Exam scheduling and covers

  • Reports and statistics

  • EdvalStaff


The cost for these sessions is $395 + GST.

It is recommended that the main Edval user attend this training as well as the person(s) who will be doing the covers.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.

Completing Daily Organisation will contribute 6 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing standard descriptors 6.2.2 and 7.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 


EdvalPTN Training


This one day course covers the EdvalPTN module.

Topics include:


  • Creation of parent teacher night events

  • Publishing correspondence to parents

  • Scheduling events

  • Publishing events

  • Managing special case interviews and scenarios

It is expected that you will set up your school’s first PTN event during the course of this training, so please bring those dates, the latest version of your timetable data file (.etz) and your own laptop (one that can run .exe files).

The cost for these sessions is $395 + GST.

One booking per school should be made by submitting this form Book training.

For detailed information about EdvalPTN, visit the microsite.


Training Costs


The cost per day is $395 + GST.

Morning tea and a light lunch is provided for all trainees, as part of the cost. In regional areas, catering is organised by the host school and they are reimbursed by Edval.

Training outside of major metropolitan cities will attract additional costs, of travel and expenses, if there are no other schools in the area requiring training at that time.

EdvalPTN training with no other school will be quoted on application.

NSW


Here is a list of all the training dates available
To book into any of these please click this link https://www.edval.education/training-nsw, then select the event and click “YES” to book in. Please email training@edval.education to express your interest when events are full or there is no suitable date.

We are currently planning our training schedule for 2018. Dates will be available later this term.

Day Date Training Type Region Venue
All Sydney training will be held at Karstens
Term 1 2018
Thu Feb 8 WebDaily Sydney 111 Harrington St
Fri Feb 2 D1 Sydney 111 Harrington St
Wed Jan 24 WebDaily Sydney 111 Harrington St
Tue Jan 23 D1 Sydney 111 Harrington St

QLD

Day Date Training Type Region Venue
2017
Thu Nov 9 D3 Brisbane Rivermount College
Wed Nov 8 D3 Townsville CEO only St Margaret Mary's College
Tue Nov 7 D3 Townsville CEO only St Margaret Mary's College
Mon Nov 6 D3 Townsville CEO only St Margaret Mary's College
Wed Sep 6 D2 Townsville CEO only Ryan Catholic College
Tue Sep 5 D2 Townsville CEO only Ryan Catholic College
Thu Aug 10 D2 Brisbane Brisbane Christian College
Tue Aug 8 D1 Townsville CEO only Ryan Catholic College
Mon Aug 7 D1 Townsville CEO only Ryan Catholic College
Mon May 15 D1 Brisbane 215 Adelaide Street

WA

To book into a WA training day please click this link https://www.edval.education/wasa-training-dates, then select the event and click “YES” to book in

VIC


Here is a list of all the training dates available
To book into any of these please click this link https://www.edval.education/training-vic, then select the event and click “YES” to book in

We are currently planning our training schedule for 2018. Dates will be available later this term.

Day Date Training Type Region Venue
All Melbourne training will be held at Cliftons
Term 1 2018
Tue Feb 20 WebDaily Melbourne 1/440 Collins St
Tue Feb 6 D1 Melbourne 123 Queen St – FULL
Wed Jan 24 WebDaily Melbourne 123 Queen St

SA

To book into a SA training day please click this link https://www.edval.education/wasa-training-dates

UK/ Ireland

Day Date Training Type Region
2017
Wed Oct 11 Workshop Durham
Tue Oct 10 EdvalDaily Durham
Mon Oct 9 D1 Timetable Essentials Durham
Wed Apr 5 Construction Workshop Thatcham
Mon Mar 20 Rooming Workshop Fleet
Thu Mar 16 D3 Timetable Construction Thatcham
Wed Mar 15 D3 Timetable Construction Fleet
Tue Mar 14 Options Workshop Fleet
Mon Mar 13 Options Workshop Thatcham

Please email training@edval.education to ask any questions about training, dates and venues.


    Attendance at D1 

    After D1, all of the following need to be completed prior to D2:

  • Completion of D1 worksheet. Many people find that re-working the whole worksheet later on is very useful to their learning.

  • Submission of training data file with Yr 8 completed.

  • Complete the Moodle course, Introduction to Timetabling with Edval, including videos and tests. Please select -Submit all and finish- each time you go in. You are able to make any number of attempts, and it is not so much your score that we are interested in, but the fact that you have gone in and made a full attempt. The feedback for right and wrong answers is another key aspect of our helping you to learn.

  • Complete the Moodle course, Working with your etz file, while tidying up your own school file with regard to grid, faculty column, subject names, spread requests and subject teacher and room sets.
  • Attendance at D2

    After D2, all of the following need to be completed prior to D3:

  • Completion of D2 worksheet

  • View videos listed in Training Planner given out at D1

  • Completion of Test Yourself exams listed in Training Planner

  • Roll over your own school file

  • Do elective lines

  • Prepare your file for the next year by editing subject teacher data and sets, subject room data and sets, class structure

  • Check the validity of your file using Ctrl-Q
  • Attendance at D3

    It is expected that most schools will not be ready for this until Term 4.
    From after morning tea onwards, it is expected that we will be working on your own file.
    Bring your file with questions ready or having reached the champagne bottle



Training Resources


    Edval has numerous training resources, including:
  • Face-to-Face training

  • Extensive user manuals

  • Application help online (F1 key)

  • Video tutorials

  • Online exams

  • Training worksheets

  • Solutions on the Support portal

    Terms-Conditions



      Client Acknowledgement
    • Clients acknowledge agreement with these Terms and Conditions by requesting training.

    • Training opportunities
    • We place great importance on providing ample training opportunities, however please note that we require a minimum number of attendees, and that at some times during the year there may be a waiting period.

    • Training venue
    • If a school offers to host training outside metropolitan areas, they must ensure a suitable training venue is available. This includes access to a data projector for the presenter, and computers or power outlets for the participants’ laptops.

    • Payment
    • Training must be paid for in advance.

    • If a school wishes to send people additional to those who have already been paid for, sufficient notice must be given so that the school can be invoiced, and payment received, prior to the training day.

    • Cancellation Policy
    • If a cancellation is made 7 days before the training date, no cancellation fee will be charged.

    • If a cancellation is made within 7 days and up to 48 hours before training commencement, 50% of the fee will be charged, and the remainder will be put towards a subsequent training date.

    • We regret that no refund or transference of the fee can be made for cancellations made within the last 48 hours before the commencement of the course.

    • Transfers
    • A transfer is regarded as a cancellation except in the case of a single person.

    • If a single teacher from a school is unable to attend on the booked date, that person may transfer to another scheduled date, at no extra cost, if we are notified in writing, via email, 3 days prior to the original date.

    • Or if a staff member is unable to attend, a substitute may be sent, at no extra cost.

    • Complaints
    • An expression of dissatisfaction or concern may be made by phone or email. Edval Timetables will endeavour to resolve your complaint immediately and fairly.

    • General
    • Edval Timetables reserve the right to postpone courses or change the venues due to unforeseen circumstances. We would make every effort to ensure that a replacement date or venue is made available as soon as possible.


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