Bulk Student Imports

It’s that time of the year when tens of thousands of students register or are imported into Pathways for their planned workplace learning in a very short period of time. Not using our import service yet? Be sure to get in touch for this labour saving feature. 

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New S.A. Agreement Template

Pathways has recently been updated with the latest Workplace Learning Agreement Form for South Australia from early 2018. It allows one-click mail merge to Word or PDF, as well as emailing of the new agreement form directly from the Placement.

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Pathways is Touch Friendly

The Pathways login system has been updated to better support touch-based devices. Increasingly our coordinators are using iPads when visiting host employers - and this is the first of many updates coming in early 2019 to make Pathways work seamlessly across the latest Chromebooks, iPads and Microsoft Surface devices.

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2018 QLD Work Experience Form

The 2018 updated work experience agreement form for Queensland has been released by the Department of Education. and is now available in the Pathways mail merge library.

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One-Click Paperwork Generation

Workplace Learning and VET in Schools programs are often a sea of paperwork. The Mail Merge and Briefcase functions in Pathways allow quick production of documents like Placement Agreements, Student Placement Records (SPR's) and Parent/Host Letters

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Mail Merge Packages

One of the best ways to simplify mail merge and document production in Pathways is to bundle your documents together in what we call a "Package". Common examples we see in the Vocational Learning field including the Parent Letter, Host Letter and Agreement form in a single file/PDF bundle.

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Pathways Teacher Login

One of the biggest requests in recent years has been to somehow provide select school teachers with read-only access to their own placements and classes, to promote more self-service of information requests and also give teachers huge vision into what's happening with their own placements in real time. Less reports to run!

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Pathways and TAFE Queensland

TAFE Queensland joins the Activ8 Family of Customers for the Schools Program. From the 2017 intake forwards the TAFE Queensland Schools programs will be managed using our Pathways and Elevate platform including portals for applications, school teachers and TAFE Educators.

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Bulk SMS Teachers from Pathways

As part of our Galapogas Pathways update in early 2018 you can now send bulk sms messages to teachers linked to your schools. Where a coordinator is managing students and placements across multiple schools, it's become increasingly common to sms teachers in a number of situations.

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2018 Pathways Teacher Portal Upgrade

The Galapogas update to Pathways in includes a new Teacher Portal for Pathways Cloud. This allows teachers to log in and review their linked students and work experience or work placement records.

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Pathways Visit Planning Tool

The Pathways Visit Explorer is designed to make this process much easier by providing all the tools needed to quickly allocate and locate placements in one place.

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Host Usage Analysis Tool

The Host Usage screen in Pathways provides a visual guide to make it easier to spot gaps and patterns in the placements linked to your hosts. The ability to filter by industry and tag also makes it easy to zoom in further to a specific industry, region or a custom host tag.

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QLD ETES Version 12 Update

The updated Version 12 of the Queensland ETES Agreement is now available in Pathways. This has been automatically uploaded to all Queensland customers in the “Pathways Standard” group of mail merges provided as part of the platform.

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More Placement Cancellation Control

Upgraded cancellation tools are now available for placements. In addition to being able to flag a placement as being cancelled status, you can also indicate who cancelled it, the date, some notes as well as a category.

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Classes Evolving to Groups

The Pathways Class system is evolving beyond school classes alone to be more useful for any grouping of students or placements. It is adopting a more general “Groups” Monika and gives the whole methodology around easy to manage buckets of students and placements a big feature boost.

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