Timetable Development Module

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This module is the keystone of The Timetabler V8.  Its numerous exclusive features assist you in the preparation, planning and construction of your timetable.  It allows you to make allocations interactively or automaticallyand addresses any curriculum, specific constraints and easily manages multi campuses.  It identifies problems and suggests possible solutions with features such as Clash Matrix and Look Ahead Tests.  Editing tools allow you to make changes easily, including features to show teacher, room and seating availability.  The module manages yard duty automatically and allows user defined load weightings to one decimal place.

 

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Some of the new features released in Version 8

 

Parameters

  • Ability to have Period codes in addition to Period Names

Allocation Constraints

  • Ability to have two period cards not on consecutive days considered during the construction process
  • Ability to have three period cards not on consecutive days considered during the construction process
  • Ability to have the minimum number of periods off per day for selected teachers considered during the construction process
  • Ability to have the disallowed number of consecutive period lesson allocations per day for selected teachers considered during the construction process

 

Year Levels & Roll Classes

  • Ability to import year levels and roll classes

Faculty Names

  • Ability to sort faculties
  • Ability to set a maximum load that all teachers can take in a faculty for use with Auto Staffing

 

Teacher Names

  • Additional new fields Periods Off and Email

Unscheduled Duties

  • Ability to sort unscheduled duties
    Meeting
  • Ability to sort meetings

 

Teacher Faculties

  • Ability to display a summary of all faculties a teacher is in, by teacher
  • Ability to set a maximum load that an individual teacher can take in a faculty for use with Auto Staffing

 

Room Details

  • Ability to sort rooms

 

Student Files/Link Files

  • Ability to remove all student file links
  • Ability to edit the linked lines
  • Ability to preview data to import prior to importing
  • Ability to update the subject names from an individual Student Options file or from all Student Options files
  • Ability to import saved “white” card classes from Student Options

 

Curriculum Details/Class Information

  • Greater range of colour variations for cards
  • Ability to automatically set unique colours for all cards in an individual roll class or for all roll classes
  • When inserting classes can choose to insert horizontally or vertically
    Class Names
  • Ability to do a find and replace on subject codes and subject names
  • Ability to import subject names, class names, faculty, and BOS codes
    MRCGs
  • Ability to sort MRCGs
  • Ability to use Quick Edit to change MRCG codes and names

 

RURs

  • Ability to add RUR codes
  • Percentage of usage is now shown
  • Ability to copy RUR
  • Ability to display full names of classes and rooms in RUR

 

Adjacent Allocations

  • Ability to control adjacent allocations during the construction process
    Group Colours
  • Listing of all groups with same colour for each roll class

 

Faculty Tags

  • Check classes and teachers in faculties for those selected in Class Information for Auto Staffing

 

Staffing and Faculties/Same Teacher

  • Specify teachers who MUST take specified classes for Auto Staffing
    Teacher Faculty Loads
  • Ability to specify whether to display names or codes for individual fields
  • Ability to select specific groups of teachers that are not necessarily in faculties
    Teacher Loads Outside a Faculty
  • Ability to specify whether to display names or codes for individual fields
  • Ability to select specific groups of teachers that are not necessarily in faculties

Composite Classes

  • Listing of teachers who are on composite classes

 

Yard Duty Details / Yard Duty Sessions & Loads

  •  Ability to find and replace loads
  • Ability to replicate first day

 

Blocking Pattern/Block Roll Class Allocations

  • Ability to import the matching pattern from the Matching Matrix
  • Ability to create a blocking pattern and switch between the blocking pattern and open out
  • Ability to use Auto Staffing during blocking to resolve staffing clashes

 

Construct Timetable/Roll Class Allocations

  • Quick swap feature
  • Ability to create an open out pattern and switch between the open out and blocking pattern
  • Ability to use Auto Staffing during construction to resolve staffing clashes
  • Improved Auto Assign algorithm
  • Ability to control over two and three period cards not having consecutive days (as outlined in Parameters – Allocation Constraints)
  • Ability to control the minimum number of periods off and the disallowed number of consecutive period lesson allocations per day for selected teachers (as outlined in Parameters – Allocation Constraints)
  • Supplementary list now displays a list of all clashes for a period in one box

 

Groups Unavailable

  • Ability to add Groups Unavailable in bulk
  • Ability to enter a reason for Groups Unavailable

 

Teacher Allocations

  • Ability to import teacher unavailables
  • Supplementary list now displays a list of all clashes for a period in one box

 

Room Allocations

  • Supplementary list now displays a list of all clashes for a period in one box

 

Meeting Allocations

  • Ability to add meeting unavailables
  • Supplementary list now displays a list of all clashes for a period in one box

 

RUR Allocations

  • Ability to allocate rooms directly in the RUR Allocations screen

 

Allocate Yard Duties

  • Shading makes it clearer to see when yard duties still need to be allocated
  • Ability to set program to display where teachers are not available for a yard duty session as they are already allocated 1 yard duty that day
  • Ability to set program to display where teachers are not available where yard duty sessions are between teaching lessons
  • Shading indicates when teachers have reached their load limit
  • Ability to select only a subset of teachers to view on the screen
  • Ability to import teacher unavailable times, unavailable areas and yard duties allocations
  • Ability to view 1 day or all days on the screen
  • Quick Edit to enter or take off unavailables

Master Timetables

  • Ability to display room names or room codes
  • Ability to display MRCG names
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name
  • Easier to find display options

 

Faculty Timetables

  • Ability to display room names or room codes
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name
  • Easier to find display options
  • Ability to append free teachers
  • Ability to append free rooms
  • Ability to display all days or one day on the screen

 

RUR Timetables

  • Ability to display room names or room codes
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name
  • Easier to find display options
  • Ability to append free teachers
  • Ability to append free rooms
  • Ability to display all days or one day on the screen

Teacher Timetables

  • Ability to display room names or codes
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name

 

Individual Teacher Timetables

  • Ability to display room names or codes
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name

 

Room Timetables

  • Ability to sort rooms
  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name
  • Ability to display only selected rooms

 

Individual Room Timetables

  • Ability to display class code, class name, subject code or subject name
  • Ability to display only selected rooms

 

Unscheduled Rooms for Each Period

  • Ability to display only one day
  • Ability to display only selected rooms

 

Unscheduled Rooms for All Days

  • Ability to display only selected rooms

 

View Room On/Off List

  • Ability to compress display

Class Timetables

  • New display showing all class timetables

 

Individual Class Timetables

  • Ability to display class names/codes
  • Ability to display room names/codes