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How clean is your SIMS? (on school data)

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Leah Tissell
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Target Audience
Administrative Staff / Business Managers / Office Managers / SIMS Users / Support Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Business Management Services / Data Management Services / Support Staff
Event Description
Well managed data is the key to successfully using the power of SIMS.

The session aims to demonstrate useful ways of managing school data and best practice housekeeping routines. Which will extend awareness of the functionality within SIMs all with the aim of improving efficiency and accuracy of data.

This course will also be beneficial for any schools considering migrating from SIMS to another MIS product by making sure that the data being moved is clean and accurate.

Training objectives
To learn how key processes enable delegates to tidy and keep their data accurate and clean.
Learning outcomes

By attending this course, delegates will:

  • learn techniques for keeping their SIMS database tidy

  • learn efficient running of their SIMS database

  • prepare data for use with Parent App or other third party data collection app

  • prepare data for use with any third party MIS, hosted service or SIMS Primary


Additional Information
A basic knowledge of SIMS is required. Shortly before the course, delegates' schools will be provided with instructions for setting up the remote connection. It is the school’s responsibility to ensure that these instructions are followed and it should be noted that failure to do so may result in the delegates being unable to work on the school’s own data during this session.

Start Date
Tuesday 17 March 2020
End Date
Tuesday 17 March 2020
Closing Date
Monday 16 March 2020
09:30 - 15:00
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