Edval training courses and workshops

Designed to equip new users with the skills to master our software.
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"The step-by-step instructions and activities help consolidate learning at your own pace. It enabled me to take notes, re-watch sections to better understand how to complete tasks."

"A well-designed course with high quality online material to support. Some of the best self-paced training I have ever undertaken."

"Some of the best training I have ever undertaken. Gold standard for self-paced online learning."

ONLINE TRAINING

Begin your Edval journey through self-paced online training

Our online courses allow you to learn the essentials of Edval Timetable & Edval Daily at any time and at your own pace.

Over 20 short instructional and interactive videos

Up to 12 months access (3 months for Edval Daily Essentials)

Hands-on scenario activities in Edval Timetable and Daily, using our specialised training programs

Can be completed in one, or multiple sittings (when it suits you)

Allows schools to save on travel and teacher relief costs

Edval Self-paced Training Packages

Edval Masterclass

Price

Starting at $1350+GST* per person

Package Overview

Designed for new timetablers and new Edval users, this is the complete self-paced training package containing all of our professional learning courses. This includes training for Edval Timetable, Edval Choice and Edval Daily. Contains:

  • D1 Timetable Essentials (Self-Paced)
  • D2 Timetable Development (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Choice (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Timetabling Handbook
  • Edval Daily Essentials (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Learning Library – extend your knowledge through hours of additional on-demand presentations from Edval experts
  • Introduction to Timetabling – Designed for new and aspiring timetablers or school leaders, this self-paced course introduces you to the world of school timetabling
  • Access to live training webinars throughout the year

*Discounts available for additional purchases. Package does not include access to training workshops.


Timetabler Essentials

Price

Starting at $990+GST* per person

Package overview

Designed for experienced timetablers who are new to Edval, this is a self-paced training package for Edval Timetable. Contains:

  • D1 Timetable Essentials (Self-Paced)
  • D2 Timetable Development (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Choice (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Timetabling Handbook
  • Edval Learning Library – extend your knowledge through hours of additional on-demand presentations from Edval experts
  • Access to live training webinars throughout the year

*Discounts available for additional purchases. Package does not include access to training workshops.


Administrator Essentials

Price

Starting at $990+GST* per person

Package overview

Designed for Daily Organisers, this is the complete self-paced training package for Edval Daily with courses to support the administration of Edval Choice. Contains:

  • Edval Daily Essentials (Self-Paced)
  • D1 Timetable Essentials (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Choice (Self-Paced)
  • Edval Learning Library – extend your knowledge through hours of additional on-demand presentations from Edval experts
  • Access to live webinars

*Discounts available for additional purchases


Edval Daily Essentials

  • Price – $495+GST (Course only)
  • Length – Approx. 3-4 hours

Course overview

  • The Edval Daily Essentials course will fast track you to becoming a super user of Edval Daily
  • Daily is our cloud-based daily organistion application used to manage day to day variations to the school’s cyclical timetable
  • When changes occur, as they always do, Edval Daily allows you and your staff to be notified, informed, and proactive

Topics covered

  • Setup of the school calendar
  • Defining absence reasons
  • Creation of casual/relief teachers and management of permanent staff
  • Creation and management of teacher absences
  • Absent teacher covers including daily absences, extended leave and repeating absences
  • Creation and management of excursions and events
  • Creation and management of exam schedules and supervisions
  • Room management including rooms swaps, room bookings and covers
  • Day and period management including:
    • swapping days in a cycle
    • swapping periods on a day
    • repeating periods
  • Reports and statistics
  • Syncing data with external systems

   

FACE-TO-FACE WORKSHOPS

Hone your skills with an Edval expert

Our one-day workshops offer an opportunity for the timetabling team to have dedicated time to work on the school timetable with an Edval consultant in a small group scenario. Workshop days are priced at $580+GST per person.
Line Construction Workshop

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  • Prerequisites: D1 – Timetable Essentials & D2 – Timetable Development

When are these workshops available?

  • Edval will offer Line Construction workshops during term 3 of the school year

Workshop overview

  • Optional – If you would like some more help after completing Timetable Development training with creating your lines, if you are an experienced Edval user who wants advice on how to get better quality lines or if you want help your timetable for your D3 workshop later in the year, then our Line Construction workshops are for you!
  • Line Construction Workshops offer an opportunity for you and your timetabling team to have dedicated time to work on your school’s timetable with an Edval Timetable Specialist in a small group scenario. Schools can have their questions answered and receive assistance with their school file

Topics covered

  • Configuration and setup of Elective data
  • Advanced line generation techniques
  • Analysis and optimisation of line generation solutions
  • Preparing your timetable for construction
  • Any other questions you may have about your timetable, before constructing
D3 - Timetable Construction

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  • Prerequisites: D1 – Timetable Essentials & D2 – Timetable Development

When are these workshops available?

  • Edval will offer D3 – Timetable Construction workshops from the end of term 3, and in term 4 of the school year

Workshop overview

  • This is the third and final part of the Edval Timetabling training program
  • You will be provided with a short self-paced course to complete before attending your workshop day. This will include videos, activities and handouts to assist you with timetable construction
  • Timetable Construction Workshops offer an opportunity for you and your timetabling team to have dedicated time to work on your school’s timetable with an Edval Timetable Specialist in a small group scenario. Schools can have their questions answered and receive assistance with their school file.

Topics covered

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

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