Scout training

This professional learning is designed for new and existing users to increase their knowledge of Scout functionality and to develop skills in navigating and understanding reports.

Training is available as face-to-face and Adobe Connect sessions for teachers and school leadership teams.

Understanding Scout - Adobe Connect sessions

This optional course is a 1-hour non-registered training session delivered via Adobe Connect designed for all Scout users in learning how to access and navigate Scout reports. This workshop is recommended for teachers looking to increase their familiarity with Scout.

This workshop will enable users to explore Scout reports through hands-on activities, introducing users to the reports available, the layout of Scout, navigational tools, and functionality to be able to use the reports effectively.

To enroll for this workshop, participants must have either completed the mandatory Scout Introduction - RG03295 online learning or already have access to Scout.

Session type: Adobe Connect; unregistered PL
Who can attend: Scout Users
Session duration:
1 hour
Location: Online**


Registration process:

Scout users can register for any of the workshops listed below through MyPL.

Register now through MyPL

Session details Date Time
Understanding Scout Thu 30 July 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Understanding Scout Wed 12 Aug 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Understanding Scout Tue 25 Aug 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Understanding Scout Wed 9 Sept 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Understanding Scout Tue 22 Sept 3:30 - 4:30 pm

** Join online up to 15 minutes prior to the session start time (refer to the log in instruction sheet).

For assistance, please contact the Scout team.
Email: Scout@det.nsw.edu.au
Telephone: 1300 790 844

Scout for Schools - Business Intelligence for Education

This hands-on workshop provides school leaders with the opportunity to explore Scout reports that can assist with school planning, including NAPLAN and VALID results, as well school operations data.

Learn how to use Scout to assist with making evidence-based decisions.

The workshop covers:

  • user functionality and navigation through Scout apps and reports
  • using slicers and filters to view specific data
  • explanation and interpretation of reports
  • hands-on exploration of your reports using live data
  • overview of data governance.

Participants must have completed the mandatory MyPL module Scout Introduction - RG03295 and have access to Scout, prior to training. Allow 2 days after you have completed the module for access to be granted.

Workshops are available as closed or open sessions for leadership teams at the department's Parramatta office or remotely via Adobe Connect.

Parramatta office sessions

Session type: face-to-face; registered PL
Who can attend: school leaders from any NSW Department of Education school
Session duration: 3 hours 15 mins
Location: Parramatta office

Registration process:

School leaders can register for any of the workshops listed below through MyPL.

Register now through MyPL

Session details Date Time
no sessions are currently planned

Contact the Scout Training team if you have questions.
Email: Scout@det.nsw.edu.au
Telephone: 1300 790 844



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