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Printing – Fixing printer issues on a Admin Machine

If you are missing printers or your prints are not releasing as expected, you can run a tool to fix these issues. Under the letter P on the start menu, look for a icon called “Printer Assistant”         Run this program and then select the “Run fixes” button         …

SIMS Teacher App – Assessment

With the SIMS Teacher app, entering assessment data is quick and easy. Efficiently enter formative and summative judgements into the national curriculum programme of study and receive instant analysis on the same screen, helping you to monitor student performance. Quick access to this information helps teachers to focus on teaching and support pupil progress.

The SIMS Teacher app – General layout and navigation

The SIMS Teacher app has been designed with a simple easy-to-use interface, providing quick access to key information and class-based administration actions, including viewing student details, taking attendance, plus recording achievement and behaviour information. Please view the video below for a overview

SIMS Teacher App – Associating your device

In order to access the SIMS Teacher app you will need the following information (these will be emailed to your staff email address): • Device association code – this is required to authorise your Staff iPad for use with the SIMS Teacher app. • Account activation code – this is required to authorise your Teacher …

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iOS – Adding a Shared Calender to Outlook

Step 1: On the Calendar view, tap on your profile icon Step 2: Tap the “Add” calendar icon Step 3: Tap “Add Shared Calendars” Step 4: Search for user (or calendar name), tap the plus icon to add

Administration Task User Manuals

Avaya 1608 Phone User Manual Avaya 1608 Manual Avaya 1403 Phone User Manual Avaya 1403 Manual SIMS Quick Start Guide This can be viewed via the SIMS applications from the menu shown below

iPad – Setting up Network Agent

To access the school internet on a iPad, you need to enter your username and password into a network agent app. Once you have done this, your iPad should stay authenticated to the school system. Before you login to the agent, it needs to be configured with some school specific settings. The guide below shows …

Why is this Flash content not working?

Adobe Flash is being discontinued as a product in 2020. Flash player has long been criticised as a vector for security vulnerabilities and the slow performance of webpages. See Adobes own announcement: https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/ Major browser applications (Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox) have already started the process of phasing out the ability of websites to play flash content, this …

Data Protection – Office 365 Message Encryption

Caroline Chisholm School gives users the option of using Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) to encrypt outgoing email messages. OME allows CCS Staff to send emails to external users, ensuring the message is transmitted securely, and visible only by the intended recipient. How to send an encrypted message Create a new e-mail message (Either Webmail …

Data Protection – Multifactor Authentication

Preface Multifactor Authentication (MFA) protects your account from external access if your password becomes compromised. The process works through verifying you login attempt via a mobile app. The app can be installed on any mobile device and is available on Staff iPads. If your account password is compromised, a unauthorised user would also need access …

OneDrive – Opening Files Directly from Office

If you are on a machine that cannot support the sync client (i.e. Remote Desktop), you can still access your files stored in OneDrive directly from the Office applications. Tip You can also use the same method to save files. Use File -> Save and then follow the same procedure below Steps: Click on File …

Data Protection – Choosing a strong password

Passwords protect both your personal data and the schools networks and services. Please take the time to choose a strong, memorable password or passphrase, whilst considering the guidance below: Tip Guidance on resetting your password Strong passwords Recommended techniques for inventing a strong password you can actually remember include: a mix of upper and lower …

iPad – Setting video recording quality

Using videos with a large file size with applications such as PowerPoint and Movie Editing software can lead to performance issues. Editing a large video will consume more resources on the device you are using and will make the process slower to complete. Smaller videos are also easier to transfer. To fix this, you often …

iPad – Checking and Applying iOS updates

If a message says that an update is available, tap Install Now. You can also follow these steps: Plug your device into power and connect to the Internet with Wi-Fi. Tap Settings > General > Software Update. Tap Download and Install. If a message asks to temporarily remove apps because iOS needs more space for the update, …

iPad – Transfer Photos Direct to PC

You can use the photos companion app on the iPad to directly transfer photos to a Windows PC. The photos will then be stored in your Home Drive. Note This process only works between Staff iPads and Windows PC’s in the Classroom and Admin locations Even though Microsoft describe this feature as experimental. We have …

Data Protection – How to create a secure Zip file

You may need to email a file to a third party that contains private information. To protect this data you will need to ensure it is encrypted and password protected. Staff machines have a program called WinZip installed that will allow you to created encrypted, password protected Zip file. Important Do not attach the zip …

Front of Class PC – Locking the Screen

If you need to leave your PC unattended (out of visual sight) then in the interests of data protection you are required to lock the screen. On a Windows PC, this is simple to do via the key combination shown below (Hold down Windows Key and tap the “L” key: Your screen will then lock …

Data Protection – Bitlocker to Go

Enabling Bitlocker protection on a portable storage device will protect it in the event that it is lost or stolen from unauthorised access. PC’s used by staff, will require that any portable media device is encrypted before it can be written to. This is to prevent data loss. You can read from portable storage device …

Front of Class PC – Setting Default Sound Output

You may find that sound does not output from your PC even if the rest of your sound system appears to be setup correctly. This can be due to the PC trying to output sounds to the headphone jack, rather than the speaker system. Note: If you are on a Front of Class PC and …