Learning Paths on Northpass

A Learning Path is a curated set of courses that users will see in The Arbor Training Hub.

This article will help you understand the different learning paths available and which training courses are part of each learning path.

When you have an account on the Training Hub, you'll be able to choose from any of the below learning paths based on your school phase.

Learning path types, descriptions and business roles associated 

Primary Learning Paths

Below is a summary of each Learning Path available for Primary Schools, and an overview of which Arbor Business Role will determine who is enrolled in that Learning Path.

Learning Path Description Recommended Roles 
Project Lead (Primary Deep Dive Learning Path)

This learning path includes all of the Arbor Foundations training, which covers everything you need to know to manage the day-to-day at your school and ensure a successful go-live.

Because this learning path includes all the available Arbor Foundations courses, you can also use this to see what training other staff at your school will need and support them throughout the onboarding.

This learning path is aimed at the School Project Lead (the person managing the Arbor Onboarding).

Project Lead, Office Staff, Administration Assistant
Admissions Officer
Child Protection Liaison Officer
Childcare Officer
Education Welfare Officer
Educational Psychologist
Librarian
Nurse
Personal Assistant to Headteacher
Receptionist
Reprographics Technician
School Administrator
Welfare Assistant

Bursar/Business Manager This learning path is designed to onboard an Arbor user who takes up a Business Manager, Bursar, HR, or Finance role at the school. It has courses based on Student, Guardian, and Staff Management and a deep dive into the Single Central Register, Pay Scales, and Contract Management tools.

Bursar/Business Manager
Data Manager/Analyst
Fees Clerk
Finance Officer
Human Resources Administrator

Primary Assessment Lead

This learning path is aimed at Assessment Leads, to provide an overview of key reporting elements in Arbor such as User Defined Fields, Custom Groups, School Reporting areas, and the Custom Report Writer, as well as an overview of the system and attendance

Assessment Coordinator

SENCo

This learning path is aimed at the SENco to give an overview of all relevant student areas, including managing the student profile and adding further information to the student profile such as SEN information. Also included are the basics of Attendance and Reporting in Arbor.

SEN Co-ordinator

Head Teacher This learning path is designed for School Leaders to help learn Arbor navigation basics and attendance in Arbor and provides a deep dive into communication, reporting, and data analysis tools. Deputy Head Teacher
Executive Head Teacher
Head Teacher
Senior Management Team

Teacher

This learning path is aimed at Teachers who are new to using Arbor - it will show you everything you need to know to be able to take registers and manage your day-to-day in Arbor.

Gifted And Talented Coordinator
Head of House
Head of Year
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Instructor (including sports coach)
Language Support
Learning Mentor
Learning Support Assistant (for SEN pupils)
Literacy Worker
Nursery Assistant
Nursery Nurse
Pastoral Manager
Peripatetic Teacher
Supply Teacher
Teacher
Teaching Assistant

Secondary Learning Paths

Below is a summary of each Learning Path available for Secondary Schools, and an overview of which Arbor Business Role will determine who is enrolled in that Learning Path.

Learning Path Description Recommended Roles 

Project Lead (Secondary Deep Dive)

This learning path includes all available Arbor Foundation training sessions. It will allow the user to have a whole overview of courses to be fully informed on what is available to other school users and the opportunity to complete any relevant/required courses to support school transition and other users. This course is specifically designed for the project lead role who is leading the school transition to Arbor.

Project Lead

Office Staff

This learning path is designed to support the onboarding of the users with various admin roles in schools, from office and reception staff to Education Welfare Officers or Youth Workers. It will include courses to focus on student, guardian, and staff data management, attendance and communication modules and reporting tools.

Administration Assistant
Admissions Officer
Careers Advisor
Child Protection Liaison Officer
Childcare Officer
Education Welfare Officer
Educational Psychologist
Nurse
Personal Assistant to Headteacher
Receptionist
School Administrator
Welfare Assistant
Youth Worker

Business Manager This learning path is designed to onboard an Arbor user who takes up a business manager, HR, finance, or cover manager role. It has courses based on all student, guardian and staff management and a deep dive into the single central register, pay scale, and contract management tools. Bursar/Business Manager
Cover Manager
Finance Officer
Human Resources Administrator
Data Manager

This learning path will include the majority of all the onboarding courses available to schools in onboarding. The path is designed in mind with a user role that needs access to various areas of the system, mainly to support your data-checking activities during onboarding and cover all data management and reporting tools available for you on Arbor.

Data Manager/Analyst

Exams Officer

This learning path will focus on the exam module, from exam setup and timetabling to module and result management. It is an all-round exam module overview that will help users to prepare to manage the exam module at any time of the migration.

Exam Invigilator
Exams Officer

Attendance Officer This learning path includes foundation courses that will cover basic student & guardian profile management and have a deep dive into the attendance module: including attendance module overview, management, and reporting tools. This course is designed for Attendance officers. Attendance Officer
Timetabler

This learning path focuses entirely on timetable management, with additional courses in Secondary attendance and Custom reporting. This course is to be attended by the user who will be managing and updating timetables in the school.

Timetabler

SENCo This learning path includes foundation training courses that will help the user learn navigation in Arbor and also cover role-specific courses, with a deeper dive into student profiles and how to add and manage SEN data, together with some operation modules such as communication, interventions, and reporting tools. This is designed for the SEN Co-ordinator role.

SEN Co-ordinator

SLT

This learning path is designed for school leaders to help learn Arbor navigation basics and to also deep dive into communication, reporting, and data analysis tools.

Assistant Head Teacher
Deputy Head Teacher
Executive Head Teacher
Head Teacher
Senior Management Team

Assessment Lead

This learning path is aimed at Assessment Leads, to provide an overview of key reporting elements in Arbor such as User Defined Fields, Custom Groups, School Reporting areas, and the Custom Report Writer, as well as an overview of the system and attendance.

Assessment Coordinator

Teachers

This learning path is aimed at Teachers who are new to using Arbor - it will show you everything you need to know to be able to take registers and manage your day-to-day in Arbor.

Advisory Teacher
Creative Arts Specialist
Curricular Manager
Gifted And Talented Coordinator
Head of Department
Head of Faculty
Head of House
Head of Year
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Instructor (including sports coach)
Language Support
Learning Mentor
Learning Support Assistant (for SEN pupils)
Librarian
Literacy Worker
Peripatetic Teacher
Supply Teacher
Teacher
Teaching Assistant

MAT Learning Paths

Below is a summary of each Learning Path available for MATs and an overview of which Arbor Business Role will determine who is enrolled in that Learning Path.

Learning Path Description Recommended Roles
MAT CEO

This learning path is for CEOs to gain an overview of school-level functionality. Your nominated Project Lead will also be booking your 1-1 training on the MAT MIS if purchased.

Chief Executive Officer

MAT HR

This learning path includes foundation training courses that will help the user learn navigation in the Arbor school MIS and also cover role-specific courses, with a deeper dive into staff profiles, contracts, and pay scales. This is designed for the central MAT HR role. We also have a specific course dedicated to HR at the MAT level. Your Project Lead will be booking this if purchased.

HR Administrator

MAT Assessment Lead

This learning path includes foundation training courses that will help the user learn navigation in the Arbor school MIS. You will usually purchase 1-1 bespoke training for assessments in addition which is a deeper dive into your requirements.

Data Manager

MAT CFO & COO

This learning path is designed for school leaders to help learn Arbor navigation on the school MIS. We have a deeper dive session on the MAT MIS that you may have purchased. Please check in with your Project Lead to discuss this.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Finance Officer

MAT Project Lead & MAT Admin

 

This learning path includes the majority of all the Arbor Foundation training sessions. It will allow the user to have an overview of courses to be fully informed on what is available to school users and the opportunity to complete any relevant/required courses to support school transition and other users. You may have purchased our MAT MIS training, which is a deeper dive into the aggregated school data.

Senior Management Team

MAT IT & Data

This learning path is designed in mind with a user role that needs access to various areas of the system, mainly to support your data-checking activities during onboarding and cover all data management and reporting tools available for you on Arbor.
You may have also purchased the dedicated MAT MIS training to understand and use the live aggregation of data and tasks you will complete at a central level.

IT Manager

Attendance Officer

This learning path includes foundation courses that will cover basic student & guardian profile management and have a deep dive into the attendance module: including attendance module overview, management, and reporting tools. This course is designed for Attendance officers. We will also cover some of this in your dedicated MAT MIS getting started session if purchased (Please speak to your MAT Project Lead if unsure).

Attendance Officer

Business Manager

This learning path is designed to onboard an Arbor user who takes up a business manager, HR, finance, or cover manager role. It has courses based on all student, guardian, and staff management at the school level. Also covers the single central register, pay scales, and contract management tools. Business Manager/Bursar

SEN Officer

This learning path includes foundation training courses that will help the user learn the ways of navigating Arbor MIS and also cover role-specific courses, with a deeper dive into student profiles and how to add and manage SEN data, together with some operation modules such as communication, interventions, and reporting tools. This is designed for the MAT SEN Co-ordinator role. SEN Officer

 

What courses are included in each learning path

Primary

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Secondary

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MATs

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