In the old eProfile I could run down a list of pupils and quickly record their assessments. Can I do it in the new? Yes.
If there is nothing showing under select a cohort then please check the following:
Version 4.01 has been uploaded to the web site. Click on the download button on the web site to find the link, or go to http://eprofile.org.uk/download.html
Version 4.01 gives you the facility to assess pupils through three stages of each Development Matters age band. There are some other updates and tidy-ups. For a list, see the History section on the LA/Support button,
Try eProfile for free in 2012
You may download and install eProfile for free during the Autumn term. You do not need a licence key to make it work – just skip the licence reminder when you open eProfile. There are no restrictions.
If you do wish to continue to use eProfile from January through to August (and next Autumn term, of course) then please use the purchase facility on the download page once you have set eProfile up with your school details.
If you have just opened the assessments screen and clicked on a pupil you should also click on an aspect before trying to close the box, otherwise you get the above.
We’ll correct this for the next upgrade.
Range check errors occur when eProfile is trying to pick up something that’s outside the range, e.g. pupil number zero or eleven in a list of ten. The reason for this happening is usually due to some odd data getting into the system, or a faulty data import. If the problem starts up after importing names then check the names!
We have seen an instance where the database reported error 10, which is to do with a faulty drive on the computer or the network.
If the problem persists then you may need to restore a backup.
There are advantages and disadvantages in deciding to set eProfile up for standalone or network use:
How to purchase a licence. Continue reading
eProfile can have any number of users set up. This is controlled by any user who is set up as an administrator. eProfile sets up just one user in the database when it is first opened.
Can I merge two teachers’ work onto one computer?
A likely scenario is when you’ve been using eProfile on one machine and had chosen to have the database on that machine. You now decide that you’d like other users on other computers to share the database.
Here’s how you do it.
The status bar information that appears at the bottom of the assessments screen has been amended to show the number of aspects where the pupil is currently judged to be attaining within or above his or her age band.
This seems to be preferable to showing the highest common age band attained within an area, goal or overall as this information can be a little confusing (and a little disheartening, too, when the overall picture is held back to the lowest-attaining aspect).