Introducing Scout showcases
A series of live webinars aimed at showcasing the power of Scout capabilities and data are now available to all Department of Education staff. These webinars are short, sharp demonstrations of Scout reports and key functionality. Existing Scout users can use these as a quick refresher, while new users can join in to check out what Scout can do for you in your role.
Showcases will be delivered live and online with multiple session times for your convenience. If you are not able to join a live webinar session, you can access the recorded version on the website at a later date and time that suits you.
Users can browse upcoming showcases and register to attend via MyPL: Currently there are no scheduled showcases for Term 1 2021. New showcases will be announced soon for Term 2, 2021.
Recorded Showcases - 2021
|Showcase topic||Description||Date recorded||Duration|
|Best Start Year 7 - NEW!||
View this recorded webinar designed to bring teachers and school leaders an overview of what is available inside the new look BSY7 reports. Practical examples of how the reports can be used to support literacy and numeracy skills across all secondary subjects will be provided.
Presented by Alana Ellis, Assessment and Development Advisor, Best Start Year 7.
Please note: You can only register for one session at a time in MyPL. Once a session is completed and attendance marked, you may then register for another session.
If the above link does not work, you can copy and paste the web address in your browser - https://myplsso.education.nsw.gov.au/mylearning/catalogue/details/ad32bf72-dec9-e911-a409-0003ff156313
Search for a Scout Showcase in MyPL using course code NR26618.
Intensive Showcase series for SDD!
The Intensive Showcase series for the School Development Days 2021 presented overviews, insights and guided examples of how to use the Scout reports in a range of staff roles. With over 1200 attendees from across the state, these showcases received overwhelmingly positive feedback.
Missed out? Not a problem. The recorded versions of these live sessions can now be accessed online through the Scout website. You can access and view any of the topics you may have missed during the SDD PL sessions. Below is a list of new additions with a suggestion of who may find it the most useful:
- Scout Overview (designed as an introduction or refresher of Scout for all staff)
- Insights for the Primary Classroom (designed for teachers and school leaders)
- Insights for the Secondary Classroom (designed for teachers and school leaders)
- HSC and HSC minimum standard (designed for teachers and school leaders)
- Targets and Attendance (designed for school leaders and DELs or those working in engagement and wellbeing)
- Data-driven Decisions (designed for school leaders and DELs or those working in learning support)
- EDConnect Operational Reports (designed for school leaders, SASS and BMs)
For other showcases recorded prior to 2021 please see Recorded Showcases further down this page..
Recorded Showcases (prior to 2021)
The following Scout Showcase recordings are now available for viewing:
|Showcase topic||Date recorded||Duration|
|EDConnect Operational Report - November 2020 Update - NEW!||Nov 2020||00:29:18|
|Influencing Student Attendance - NEW!||Oct 2020||00:43:34|
|Student Differentiation & Check-in assessment reports - NEW!||Oct 2020||00:24:31|
|Using Check-in assessment reports in Scout||Sep 2020||00:22:55|
|Finance (Schools)||Aug 2020||00:23:17|
|Using the School Dashboard for Situational Analysis||Aug 2020||00:27:12|
|Scout in Practice - Identify specific writing skills and areas of strengths and difficulty for individual students, classes and cohorts||May 2020||00:23:47|
|Scout Demo app||May 2020||00:22:06|
|Scout in Practice - Differentiate teaching to meet the need of all abilities||Mar 2020||00:25:46|
|HSC minimum standard||Sep 2019||00:26:27|
|NAPLAN (DoE)||Sep 2019||00:33:03|
|Best Start Year 7||Feb 2020||00:31:57|
|Scout in Practice - Identify specific numeracy skills and areas of strengths and difficulty for individual students, classes and cohorts||May 2020||00:32:39|
Please note: due to the type of data displayed in some apps and reports we have limited the availability of some recordings to users with access to the app. If a recording you are looking for is not here, you might find a video on the Welcome page of the app instead.