Last week the NSW Department of Education in Australia announced schools would be slowly transitioning back to face-to-face learning, bringing with it new requirements for schools to adhere to for appropriate social distancing. These requirements present a significant timetabling challenge - one which we at Edval hope to help you navigate.     From Week 3 on May 11th 2020, NSW schools are required to facilitate their students returning to school for at least 1 day

Term Two for the 2019 Academic Year has now begun. Soon many schools will start the subject selection process, heralding the beginning of the construction of the 2020 school timetable. Whether you use an automated subject selection tool like Edval Choice; which can make the process more streamlined and easier to manage, or are still using paper forms to collect student preferences, a little planning and preparation for this process can greatly reduce stress

  It’s the best job in the world. It’s the toughest job in the world.   A career educating the next generation is not for the faint of heart and many teachers will agree that both these statements hold equally true.  As many schools now face high levels of teacher turnover and acute shortages in Victoria, throughout the UK and most US states, the question of what can be done to attract, support and retain valuable staff has become a hot topic in

Teacher absence is bad news for everyone concerned. For the school, who must organise a substitute teacher and possibly incur associated costs. For colleagues of the absent teacher, who pick up the slack in setting work, teaching additional classes and dealing with last minute administration. For the students, who miss out on valuable learning time. And, most significantly, for the poor, ailing teacher, for whom an unplanned absence will often generate more work