Worked with schools across the world</li></ul>www.mistservices.co.uk<br />
<br />Agenda<br />Time is very limited!<br />9:30 Introduction and overview<br />Coffee 11-11:15Timetablers’ calendar<br /> Curriculum ‘v’ Timetable<br /> Conclusions on curriculum aims<br /> Types of curriculum designs and models<br /> Different timetable structures <br />13:00 Lunch<br />13:30 Combing charts<br />Coffee 15:00-15:15 Staffing proformas<br /> Teacher pools<br /> Clash tables, Zarraga’s rule<br />16:15 Questions and Answers including software solutions <br />www.mistservices.co.uk<br />
<br />Timetabling is not just mechanical !<br /> The following e-mail is unfortunately not uncommon:<br /> <br />We are in a major falling roll situation and need to look at the curriculum to reflect this.<br /> <br /> <br />If we don’t reduce staff costs we will be bust by 2011!<br />Conclusion – so many factors influence schools and ultimately the timetable<br />(See white paper at mistservices.co.uk)<br />www.mistservices.co.uk<br />
<br />Curriculum design<br /><ul><li> Want to enable you to ‘question’ the timetable or the curriculum
Cross year blocking (page 16) </li></ul>Consideration<br /><ul><li> It is important to consider the different types of models and where they could fit into your school and add value or help raise achievement, motivation, retention, attendance etc
It might be that you could use a hybrid</li></ul>Warning<br /><ul><li> Many of the changes you bring into your curriculum bring a +ve to the school or learner but act as a –ve for the timetabler!</li></ul>www.mistservices.co.uk<br />
What observations can be made from just looking at a curriculum plan?
How do you collect all curriculum, staffing and subject information?</li></ul>Task<br /><ul><li> Take a curriculum diagram and the timings for the year group, what is good/bad about the curriculum diagram?
Do you reckon it will schedule?</li></ul>Warning<br /><ul><li> Every change has an impact, many timetablers underestimate this, ultimately loosing scheduling time i.e adding stress !</li></ul>www.mistservices.co.uk<br />