Working with Independent School Review
Introduction and overview of Independent School Review features The options and benefits of scoring management practice
Help, advice and guidance Managing performance using balanced scorecard principles
The self-evaluation structure Outputs from the Balanced Scorecard feature
Department self-evaluation and improvement Strategic analysis using S.W.O.T. principles
Collated self-evaluation and improvement options at school level


Sources of help, advice and guidance


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The Independent School Review program has a range of features for providing help, advice and guidance.

Within the program there are 2 separate programs, each of which have their own features to provide help:

- Scorecard for supporting performance management using balanced scorecard principles; and
- S.W.O.T. for supporting strategic analysis;

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After opening the program and clicking through the first two screens you will access the QuickStart screen.
On this screen you can access this mini website by clicking the .html button provided that Internet access is available.

You can also access this mini website by clicking Help>Mini Website - Use and Functionality on the main menu bar

In addition to this mini website there are 3 types of Help in the programs to explain features in detail.

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There is a User Guide in .pdf format which is accessed by clicking Read on opening the program. There is a separate User Guide on opening the Scorecard program There are Quick Tutorials in Power Point 'show' format. These are accessed immediately after the initial 'splash' screen and describe in detail the functionality of the screens relevant to specific areas of work . There are separate quick tutorials on opening the Scorecard program There are traditional Help files which are located at 'Help> Contents' on the main menu bar. Go to Help Index for a list of all the Help files, There is are separate Help files in the Scorecard program.

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The inclusive Scorecard program has a separate User Guide which is accessed on opening this program. There are separate Quick Tutorials and separate traditional Help files. Access is provided in the same way as for the main program.

For the inclusive S.W.O.T. program the User Guide is within the main program, as are the Help files. There are, however, separate Quick Tutorials which are accessed by clicking Improvement> Strategy Planning using SWOT> Quick Tutorials on the menu bar of the main program

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For product background details, prices etc. go to the Independent School Review product page on the website. Click here to download Independent School Review 3.4 and here to access a rapid software evaluation routine in .pdf format for department self-evaluation and click here to access a rapid software evaluation routine in .pdf format for school performance management.