Scout beginner 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 hr 15 mins 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 enrol 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 15 minutes
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 20 Feb 3:30 - 4:45
Understanding Scout Wed 4 Mar 12:30 - 1:45
Understanding Scout Tue 10 Mar 12:30 - 1:45
Understanding Scout Mon 30 Mar 3:30 - 4:45

** 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 host or nominated schools, or open sessions at the department's Parramatta office.

School hosted sessions

Session type: Face-to-face; registered PL
Who can attend: School leadership teams
Session duration: 3 hours 15 mins
Location: At the host or nominated school

Registration process:

School leadership teams can arrange to host this workshop by contacting the Scout Training team
Email: Scout@det.nsw.edu.au
Telephone: 1300 790 844

Participants need to register for the scheduled workshop using a link that will be sent to the school once the workshop has been booked.

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
Scout for Schools: Parramatta Office, 105 Phillip Street Thursday 20 Feb completed
Scout for Schools: Parramatta Office, 105 Phillip Street Thursday 26 March 9:30 - 12:45


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


Scout for Teachers

This hands-on registered workshop is designed for classroom teachers. It will show teachers how to use Scout data to assess student needs and improve learning outcomes.

The workshop covers:

  • essential 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.

School leadership teams can arrange to host a Scout for Teachers workshop by contacting the Scout Training team. Workshops are available as closed or open sessions for teachers at host or nominated schools, or Adobe Connect sessions for all.

Session duration: 2 hours

Contact the Scout Training team to make an enquiry.

Email: Scout@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 1300 790 844



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