INSET / CPD / Training Materials
Use these free materials for your own information, or for giving training to your colleagues.
The better your colleagues understand some basic timetabling principles, the more likely that they will provide you with coherent data.
Number 5 below (the Combing Chart) is particularly helpful.
These topics, and more, are included in ‘The Timetabler’s CookBook‘.
See also the CD included with that book.
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|1. Timetable Year.pdf (1 page, 33 kB)|
|This is a single sheet giving a brief timetable of timetabling, as described on the INSET page.|
|2. Glossary.pdf (5 pages, 42 kB)|
|These pages explain some of the jargon used in timetabling.|
|3. Curriculum Notation.pdf (1 page, 32kB)|
|This is a single sheet outlining the Notation used by OFSTED, as described on the INSET page.
Read it in conjunction with the next item about Curriculum Diagrams.
|4. Curriculum Diagram.xls (6 pages, 70 kB)|
|This is a 6-page Spreadsheet explaining Curriculum Diagrams (as used by OFSTED), with examples, as described on the INSET page. TimeTabler will draw a Curriculum Diagram for you.|
|5. Combing Chart.pdf (7 pages, 21kB)|
|This is a free pack of training materials on the Combing Chart, as described on the INSET page.
TimeTabler will draw a Combing Chart for you.
|6. Conflict Matrix.pdf (5 pages, 18kB)|
|This is a free pack of training materials on the Conflict Matrix, as described on the INSET page.
TimeTabler will draw a Conflict Matrix for you.
|7. Zarraga’s Rule (1 page, 11kB)|
|An explanation of Zarraga ‘s Rule, as described on the INSET page.
TimeTabler will use Zarraga’s Rule to analyse your data for you.
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