Article List: November, 2013

Custom Lists and Mail Merges

We have witnessed an explosion in the number of “custom lists” being built every day as coordinators uncover more and more uses for the Host, Student and Placement Custom List screens. Custom lists are like a BYO reporting system on steroids and it’s great to see building their own perfect lists with just the right criteria and some very funny names to ensure they are recognisable. We see anything from “Tom’s Great Placements” to “Trouble is Brewing” to the more mundane like “2013 Term 4 Work Experience Placements for Followup. The sky is the limit. One function that is dynamite read more…

November 12, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

Placement Checklists Defeat Paperwork

Student placement coordination is one of those jobs that is likely to rely on paperwork and the classic paper trail for a little while yet. There are letters to parents and hosts, agreements to sign, inductions to be done and follow surveys to be completed! The latest Pathways update includes a simple way to track all the paperwork you need for each placement. It does everything you need and nothing you don’t. A checklist of documents and steps automatically appears when you create a placement and when you tick an item it automatically dates it.

April 28, 2013 Tags: , , , ,

Custom List Upgrades

Pathways users logging in today may notice a few enhancements that will be very handy if you run a VET in Schools program that needs to record courses and not just manage placements. Last night we included the ability to use the student’s one or more course enrolments as a filter/condition in the custom list screens. Building student and placement lists by course just got a lot easier.

April 26, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

Pathways Reports Now Excel Based

Pathways Cloud’s new Excel based reporting engine is a big advance in flexibility for getting your data out of the system for reporting and list making.

February 12, 2013 Tags: ,