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Taking Dinner Registers in Emerge

Once you have enabled Dinner Register functionality via the Emerge Management Console your users can record students’ dinner choices at the same time as recording AM session attendance. The dinner register is accessed by selecting the centre of the row … Continue Reading

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Enabling Dinner Registers in Emerge for Schools

If you have the “Dinner Money”  module in SIMS (required to work within Emerge) then all you need to do is make some configuration changes in your school’s Emerge Management Console. Configuration Open the Emerge Management Console on the school … Continue Reading

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Emerge Data Updates

When data is recorded it ‘lives’ in one or more possible places and there are a number of factors that affect where it is held. The below information is of a technical nature and is designed to assist technical staff … Continue Reading

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Emerge for Schools – February 2015

Welcome! We are pleased to introduce to you the much anticipated new features of the Emerge for Schools app… Speed Enhancements We’ve done it again… The Emerge structure file is now 10 times smaller and therefore faster to load. We … Continue Reading

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Groupcall IDaaS v1.0.5155.21826

Released 2014-12-11 UI refresh UK Federation Integration Active Directory Provisioning Shibboleth SSO support Web-based User Admin UI

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Transfer and Use of Personal Information

Personal information about pupils who are currently on roll: Internal MIS record ID Name Personal information about adults currently in the employ of the school: Internal MIS record ID Name and title Teaching or Non-Teaching Personal information about pupil contacts … Continue Reading

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Data Life Cycle

Your data’s point of origin remains in the school MIS. Changes made in the MIS are transmitted to Groupcall IDaaS.

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Technical Construction of Attributes

Groupcall IDaaS releases the following attributes when completing Shibboleth single sign-on requests. NameId This transient attribute is a randomly generated GUID that is assigned at the start of a login session within IDaaS and persists only for the duration of … Continue Reading

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Obtaining Support

Your first port of call for support should be the partner organisation that provided Groupcall IDaaS to you, who are fully trained in IDaaS support.  Should the partner organisation need further assistance then they will escalate their case to Groupcall. … Continue Reading

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UK Federation Data Security

This information is an appendix to that detailed in Groupcall IDaaS Data Sharing Agreement and applies specific additions when using Groupcall IDaaS in conjunction with UK federation (Shibboleth) Single Sign-On (SSO). When carrying out SSO requests using Groupcall IDaaS within UK … Continue Reading

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