It’s been a busy year for the team at VSware. We were delighted to welcome aboard 52 new schools since January, and as our user base grows, the product continues to grow and improve alongside it. Let’s take a look back at the highlights of 2017.
Make Editable V2
We’ve seen a lot of changes within the system this year, big and small. Most notably, Make Editable returned to VSware with some new and improved features. We really worked hard on this one to make it as user friendly and powerful as we could for timetablers who are faced with making changes to schedules after publishing their timetable file. Adding team teaching, swapping teachers, classes and rooms and easily adding resources classes are all useful features that were included in Make Editable V2.
Our product innovation took a leap forward this year with the introduction of a new collaborative process with the NAPD ICT Committee (National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals). We meet with this group regularly to discuss suggestions from users, and assess which of these suggestions are of benefit to the majority of schools. This has resulted in real improvements; the edit substitution button, the ability to send a text from a group and the new add behaviour button to name just a few.
In terms of training events, this has been one of the most exciting years yet. We held a massive 74 events nationwide, with well over 1000 people attending. We were also delighted to introduce some new training events, like the Aspiring School Leaders Seminar and the VSware Certification Course. Our training events are in high demand so make sure to check out our schedule in the new year when we will be announcing a brand new calendar full of events.
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