Upcoming Webinars

We deliver regular seasonal webinars to support schools at key points during the academic year. Each webinar has a set agenda and is around half an hour long, with time for questions.

To sign up for any of our upcoming webinars, click the link below.

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You can also watch all our past webinars in this article

Our upcoming webinars
  • Intro to Attendance in Arbor - Wednesday, January 29th 2020 - 11:00 AM - Register now!

Are you a new attendance officer, or regularly use Arbor to take attendance or amend attendance marks? Join this webinar to see how to complete your everyday tasks in just a few clicks - including how to change all N marks to O in less than a minute! Join part 2 of our attendance series too for how to report on attendance!

  • Intro to Attendance reporting - Tuesday, February 4th 2020 - 11:00 AM - Register now!

Part 2 of our attendance series, this webinar is for new attendance officers or anyone who regularly uses Arbor to take attendance or amend attendance marks. Join this webinar to see how to report on latecomers and absentees, see key attendance statistics for different student groups, and how to generate and share some simple custom attendance reports.

  • Making Exam Entries - Tuesday, February 11th 2020 - 10:00 AM - Register now!

Join our exam entries webinar to see how to make all your exam entries in Arbor and generate EDI entry files to send to the Awarding Organisations in time for the 21st February deadline.

  • Using Live Feeds - Thursday, February 13th 2020 - 12:00 PM - Register now!

Live feeds give you the ability to collate, aggregate and automate data collection without having to log into Arbor. If this sounds like something you’d like to do, join this live feeds webinar to see how to set up and make the most of our live feeds feature.

  • Adding applicants and making offers - Thursday, February 20th 2020 - 12:00 PM - Register now!

Join our webinar on applicants to see how to add new students to Arbor, make offers and log admissions appeals in time for the 1st March (Secondary) or 13th April (Primary) deadlines.

  • Scheduling and timetabling exams - Tuesday, March 10th 2020 - 10:00 AM - Register now!

Now you’ve made all your exams entries, it’s time to schedule your exams in Arbor and assign candidates to seats. In this webinar, we’ll run through how to set up exam rooms, manage exam seating plans, pricing candidate timetables and assign exam invigilators.

  • Intro to Progress 8 - Thursday, March 19th 2020 - 9:30 AM - Register now!

Progress 8 was brought in by the government for secondary schools to offer students a broad and balanced curriculum with an emphasis on the importance of academic subjects. Join this webinar for an introduction to progress 8 assessments, including how to set them up and how to report on them.

  • Advanced Attendance reporting - Wednesday, March 25th 2020 - 11:00 AM - Register now!

Part 3 of our attendance series, this webinar is for experienced attendance officers or those who want to get more out of attendance reporting. Join this webinar to see how to create more complex attendance reports, use reports to create communications with merge fields and how to use our community to find and suggest new reports.

 

How do I sign up for and join the webinar?

Step 1: Click the link at the top of the article to sign up to the webinar.

Step 2: Click Register Now for the webinar you would like to attend.

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Step 3: Enter your email address to register for the session. The link to join the webinar and the recording of the session will be sent to this email address.

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Step 4: Click the button in the email we've sent you to access the webinar.
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Dialling in to Livestorm

If you don't have a pair of headphones and want to dial in via phone, follow these instructions.

Step 1: Access the webinar by following the instructions above.

Step 2: Click for sound.

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Step 3: Click on the Help button found on the top right of the live stream, or click on the 'Encountering issues with audio or video?' message found right above the webinar sidebar.

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Step 4: Choose the country that you're located in from the pop-up. To listen to the webinar, call the number, and then enter the 6 digit code to join the event and start listening!

The number to dial for the UK is 0800 060 8942.

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Step 5: To make your video widescreen, click the button in the pink box shown below. To hide the chat box, click the button in the orange box shown below.

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Having problems connecting?

Please ensure the website is whitelisted. Your IT team can help you with this!

If you're struggling to connect to the webinar or your screen freezes, please refresh your page. This solves the majority of issues. 

If you continue to have problems with audio or video, select Help, and choose Compatibility mode. This should adjust your settings to try and fix your issues.

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If you are still experiencing issues with the audio or video, click Help and use the Phone dial-in option and call the number to dial into the sound. This should reduce the demand on your internet to improve the stream.

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Follow Livestorm’s Technical requirements and Firewall information.

  

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the webinars about?

Arbor delivers regular seasonal webinars to support schools at key points during the academic year. Each webinar has a set agenda and is around half an hour long, with time for questions.

Who should attend?

Everyone at the school is welcome to join our webinars, we do however suggest joining the ones relevant to your school. For example, if you're an Isle of Man, Interserve or Independent school, you won't need to join our Census webinars.

How can I prepare?

Block some time out in your calendar, grab yourself a pair of headphones and head to a quiet space where you'll be able to focus. We cover a large amount of information during the session and don't want you to miss anything!

During the session, ask any questions you have using the chat window and your trainer will answer them at the end.

Please ask your IT team to whitelist the website.  

 
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