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Staff – How to add a new staff record

1. Go to the Infobase tab. 2. Click on staff–>Add New. 3. Fill in the info on your screen. A first name and surname are required under the initial Basic Details section. 4. Under user profile give the staff member a username ( Please use the staff members email address . . . Read more

Classes – How to add a new class to staffroom

Staffroom allows you to set up two kinds of classes: Infobase Classes – these are for register classes or homerooms. Assessment Groups – these are for subject teaching classes and they are independent of Infobase Classes. NB: This section describes how you create and view Infobase Classes.  For information about . . . Read more

Groups – Using Infobase Groups

Infobase groups have the ability to group a number of staff members and students together. These groups can then be used in Intouch for sending emails and sms’s. How to manage groups Navigate to:    Infobase > Groups > View The initial groups page will show a selection of the . . . Read more

Admissions – Managing Future Students

Staffroom has features that help you manage the admission of prospective and future students.  Staffroom can help you: Organise your future enrollments by year and using statuses such as wait listed, placed, enrolled etc. Communicate with future students by email, and… Enroll future students into their class for the upcoming . . . Read more

Absentees – Capturing daily student absentees

Daily absentee information can be recorded on Staffroom for students. Absentee information can be captured for either infobase classes or assessment groups.  Absentee information is taken in Infobase classes by default in Staffroom and some setup is required before assessment groups can be used for capturing this information. Capturing Absentees for . . . Read more

Absentees – Checking Capture is Completed

Staffroom displays a class grid on the Infobase home screen that you can use to check which classes have completed their absentee capture for a day: There are some important points to note about the attendance completion grid: The grid will display infobase classes and/or assessment groups that are marked for taking . . . Read more

Absentees – Statistics

Staffroom includes an absentee statistics tool to help your school analyse and report on absenteeism.  This tool can be accessed for students or for staff via Infobase > Absentees > Statistics: The panel on the left allows absentee data captured in Staffroom to be queried and filtered: By date range including . . . Read more