• Training Room

    Online Exam Boards - Demonstration via Zoom
    Provider   SIMS Project

    An online demonstration of the new Online Exam Board applications.

Duration 1 hour 30 mins

Course Type Presentation

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Staff involved in the administration of Exam/Assessment Boards

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, face-to-face training sessions on Online Exam Boards have been cancelled. 

This demonstration, along with supporting training materials, replaces the face-to face training. 

Where you have individual questions or require a one-to-one session via zoom, please contact sims-training@strath.ac.uk to set this up.

This demonstration will show users how to carry out the following tasks on the new system:

  • Access Exam Boards
  • Produce Exam Board Schedules
  • Add/Delete/Amend Marks (including Mark Codes)
  • Add/Delete Classes
  • Record Comments
  • Record Special Text
  • Enter Recommended Decisions
  • Approve Recommended Decisions (individually and in bulk)
  • Enter Decisions
  • Produce Comments reports

The course will also provide basic information and guidance on using the new decision framework.

Delivered By: SIMS Project


There are no prerequisites for this course, but a general understanding of how exam boards and exam board decisions work is essential.

Related Materials

Related training materials can be found here. It would be beneficial to read the Exam Board Decisions User Manual prior to attending the demo, as decisions will only be covered briefly.

Useful Links

Other information relating to Exam Boards can be found at the following links.