Mar 16, 2021

Aspiring School Leaders Seminar 2018

This March we are hosting a one-day Aspiring School Leaders Seminar.

This will be a ‘lecture and demonstration’ style seminar and no prior timetable or senior management experience is required.

It is designed to benefit teachers who are interested in applying for posts of responsibility such as Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal I and Assistant Principal II. If you have recently been appointed to a management role or if you are interested in becoming the school’s timetabler, this course will also be beneficial to you.

Throughout the day, you will be given a detailed overview of the timetabling process as well as the many ways in which management can use the VSware School Management system.

A personalised ‘Certificate of Attendance’ outlining the content covered will be given to each participant after the seminar and online help and notes will be made available to you. Tickets cost €123.00 including VAT and can be purchased online directly from our ticket vendor An invoice will not be sent to your school.

Our Senior Consultant Emmanuel McCormack will be presenting the seminar. Emmanuel is a former school principal with extensive knowledge on all aspects of VSware. These are the areas that will be covered on the day:

  • Timetabling Theory & Principles
  • Class List Manager
  • Managing Substitution Cover
  • Generating Subject Option Blocks
  • Teacher Allocation
  • Timetable Grids
  • Teacher Availability
  • Setting up the Curriculum
  • Scheduling Lessons – Automatically and Manually
  • Adding Learning Support,
  • Team Teaching
  • Restrictions for Teaching Groups
  • Managing students with exemptions
  • Complex Curriculum Layouts
  • Feasibility Testing
  • Making Manual Changes
  • Viewing and Editing Timetables

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