EIS Weekly Update – 12 September 19

 

 

Welcome to your weekly EIS Bulletin! 

 

We appreciate how busy your inbox can become, so EIS will only send out Support & News messages every Thursday. 

If there is something critical that our customers need to know immediately, we will of course send a message straightaway –

that way you will know the EIS email needs urgent action.

 

Below we have summarised what is new this week… if you have any queries, please get in touch!

 

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Support Information

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Training & Events

View all EIS Training Courses on http://www.kentcpdonline.org.uk/

 

 

Power BI Basic Introduction Webinar

 

On Tuesday 8 October 2019 between 3:30pm – 4:00pm, EIS will be running a Power BI Basic Introduction Webinar.

Power BI is a an analysis tool which can be used with SIMS in order to visually analyse and display data held within SIMS. The Webinar is intended for those at schools who are interested in using new ways to analyse their SIMS Data and who are either new users to Power BI or would like a refresher on this.

The Webinar will provide users with an introduction to Power BI and using this with SIMS. We will focus on how to analyse and monitor SIMS data using a variety of visualisations and graphical formats within Power BI.

In order to register for this please go to the following link and submit your details:

 

Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8544370129571080450

 

 

S340 SIMS School Census (Pupils) Seminars – To help schools to complete the Autumn School Census (October)

 

 

Delegates will get the census processes explained in the seminar and some of these will be demonstrated. In addition, KCC Management Information Team will present a Census Policy Guidance session. There will also be an opportunity to network with others.

The target audience, for these seminars, is the staff in school who will be completing the census, or any others with a particular interest in the census process.

 

Bromley Census Briefings

 

EIS will be running through the Census process in SIMS at the Bromley Census sessions as outlined below:

In preparation for the Census collection, the London Borough of Bromley Strategy and Performance Team is holding two briefing sessions (one session, repeated). The Preparing for and running the School Census sessions will be held on Wednesday 18 Sept 2019 at The Warren, Croydon Road, BR2 7AL from 10am – 12pm and a repeat session from 1pm – 3pm. Further details, including the Eventbrite booking link, can be found in the Bromley School Circular 015/19 sent out on 5 July.

 

If you have any queries regarding this event please contact the Bromley team direct at cyp.research@bromley.gov.uk

 

S341 SIMS School Workforce Census (Staff) Seminars – To help schools to complete the School Workforce Census (November)

 

 

Delegates will get the census processes explained in the seminar and some of these will be demonstrated. There will also be an opportunity to network with others.

The target audience, for these seminars, is the staff in school who will be completing the census, or any others with a particular interest in the census process.

 

Bromley Census Briefings

 

EIS will be running through the Census process in SIMS at a Bromley Census session in the new year.

If you have any queries regarding this please contact the Bromley team direct at cyp.research@bromley.gov.uk

 

S316 SIMS User Forum – Focusing on SEN and how SIMS can help schools to record information and reduce the administrative burden of this process.

 

 

Please book your place online at www.kentcpdonline.org.uk for any of the above events.

 

 

 

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Hot Off The Press!

 

FMS Summer 2019 Upgrade

 

Following the release of the FMS Summer 2019 upgrade – EIS SIMS Hosting customers should be aware that EIS will be upgrading the EIS Hosting Service between 17:00 on Friday 20th September and 06:00 on Monday 23rd September 2019.

 

This means you will not be able to access SIMS/ Discover or FMS and your Hosted file explorer during this time.

For schools on the SIMS Upgrade Service – you will be emailed directly to confirm the date of your schools upgrade. This upgrade is NOT the date of your schools upgrade.

 

If you have any queries or questions, please contact EIS on 03000658888 or email support@eisit.uk

 

 

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