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How to Create a New Department

Note: All pages below are subject to having relevant Roles and Permissions.

Departments group Subjects together for various purposes. You might for example create a Department in for assessment purposes.

If you are looking to create a Group of Departments (Faculty) instead please see How to Create a Faculty.

Start from the Groups page and select Department, then press New.

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Complete the NameDescription and Start Date, which are all are mandatory fields marked with a *.

The Department can be edited and an End Date added any time.

Click Save, or to add a Head of Department or other Department Staff at this time, select Save and Edit.  

Associate Staff

NoteTeachers will also be automatically associated with a Department through Subjects within that Department.

The page will display the Basic Details of the Department, then select the Staff tab.

Add members of staff one at a time using the dropdown window.

Use the Role dropdown to assign the Staff Role.

Set the association Start Date as required and leave the Track groups end date box checked if the association is ongoing until the Department End Date. Alternatively, untick and add an End Date if the teacher’s association will end before the end date.

Click on the Green Tick icon to Save the record. A confirmation message will appear to let you know it has been saved.

To Edit the Association, click the Pencil icon on the right.  

To Delete, click on the red and white Minus icon on the left of the record.

Add Subjects

To add a Subject to a Department, select the Sub Groups tab.

Find the Subject using the dropdown list and click on the green Tick icon to Save. Repeat this until all Subjects have been added.

Updated on September 7, 2020

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