Lesson table (syllabus)

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The general description of the lesson table is followed by an explanation of the various functions:


Create lessons

Add subjects to the lesson table

Allocate classes


General description


You can distinguish between different school types under 'Classes | Master Data' by entering lesson tables.





A lesson table is a list of subjects with an indication of the minimum and maximum number of periods that should be taught in the corresponding classes. On the one hand it serves to check whether the classes of one school type have the desired number of lessons in the subjects and subject groups defined, on the other hand you can use the lesson tables to create lessons automatically.


Not all subjects need to be entered in the lesson table - just those that you wish to check. The distribution of periods in accordance with the lesson table applies to all the classes for which you have entered this particular lesson table in the master data.


You can access the lesson tables via 'Modules | Lesson planning | Lesson table (syllabus)'.


The lesson table window is divided into two sections. On the left you can see a list of your lesson tables, on the right the table of subjects of the currently selected lesson table. The subject table consists of the following columns:





Subject : This is where you can use both the subject short names as well as implicit or explicit subject groups . When subjects or explicit subject groups are entered, the system checks to see whether the element exists in the master data.



Tip: Elemen- rollup

You can use element rollups to include a whole list of subjects in one go by right-clicking on it and dragging it into the subject table.


Per : In this column, enter the minimum and maximum number of periods per week - separated by commas - which should be taught for this subject in the classes in question. The entry '3,4' in the 'GE' row in the figure means that German should be taught to classes 1a, 1b and 2b for a minimum of 3 periods per week and a maximum of 4. If the minimum and maximum values are the same you only need enter the value once - entering e.g. '3' is the same as entering '3,3'.


Doub. per. .: This is where you specify the minimum and maximum number of double periods that are to be formed from the previously entered periods. Entering '0-1' means that double periods need not be formed (minimum 0) but one may be formed (maximum 1).

This field is only important for the <Create lessons> function


Block: Here you enter the size of the period block if you want to schedule this subject as a block. If you want to schedule this lesson as several blocks, then separate them by a comma.

This field is only important for the <Create lessons> function


The subsequent columns tell you how many periods in the respective subject have been allotted for the corresponding classes. Fields with a red background indicate that the required number of periods has not been reached or has been exceeded .




Tip: Sorting

The table with the subjects for the lesson table can be sorted by each column just be clicking on the headings. You can also modify the order using drag&drop. Simply click on the grey field in front of the subject name and, holding the mouse button, drag the row to the desired position.




Deleting subjects


Clicking on the toolbar icon <Delete> or pressing <DEL> removes a subject from the table.



Copying subjects


You can use the clipboard (STRG+C / STRG+V) to copy the table of subjects from one lesson table to a new one. Click on the table that you wish to copy andpress <CTRL>+C. Use <CTRL>+V key combination to insert the subject table.




If the lesson table where you wish to copy to already contains a subject table, this will be overwritten.