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How Do I Configure the Exams Tab?

You can configure the exams tab for your school by logging in to Edulink One and entering the administration settings, located at the top left of your screen.

Find the Exams tab in the Edulink One Setup and click on it to begin.

Configure the Exams Tab
Exams Tab

Enable the exam screen for different user groups, including all employees, teaching staff, learners and parents. Alternatively, you can also choose to enable the exam screen for fixed user groups, which can be created in the User Groups tab.

Configure the exams screen for certain user types.
Enable Exams Screen For

Countdown

School administrators can set an exam countdown clock if they wish. In the Show countdown to setting, it allows you to select the groups of users you would like to show the countdown to. The groups of users include all employees, teaching staff, learners and parents. You can select one group by ticking it or more than one group by ticking multiple user groups.

Alternatively, you can choose to only provide a countdown for fixed user groups, such as Exams Officers, that you can configure in the User Groups tab.

Though this is an option available, it might be worth considering if a countdown is right for your school.

Exams Timetable Settings

The timetable settings in the Exams tab control the users that can view the exam timetable.

Exam Timetable Settings (visibility)

Show timetable to: Select the user types that you would like to be able to view the exam timetable. You can choose all employees, teaching staff, learners and parents. On the other hand, you can choose from fixed user groups which you can create in the User Groups tab.

Show timetable to

Filter Timetable: Controls the exams that are shown in the exams user interface based on the exam season. Tick the exam timetable you would like to filter and a new field will appear where you can choose to allow or deny access to the timetable.

Exams in the season selected will be shown in the exams timetable.

Filter timetable
Filter Exam Timetable

Timetable filter: You can show exam timetables in the user interface by selecting Allow Access. However, you can also hide exams timetables by selecting Deny Access.

Timetable filter
Deny Access Timetable filter

Exam Entries Settings

Below the exams timetable settings, the exam entries settings can be configured.

Entries Settings

Show entries to: Controls which user types can view exam entries— these include all employees, teaching staff, learners and parents. However, schools have the option to choose a fixed group as well. To create a fixed user group, use the User Groups tab.

Show entries to

Filter entries: Controls the exam entries shown based on the exam season. Select the entry you would like to filter by ticking the box. A new field will appear where you can allow or deny access to view the entries.

filter entries

Entries filter: You can show entries in the user interface by selecting Allow Access. However, you can also hide exams by selecting Deny Access.

Entries filter

View Exam Results

Next, select the user types that can view exam results in the show exam results filter.

Show results to: This controls the user types that can view exam results.

You may wish to only include employees and learners in ‘show results to’. One reason some schools do this is that the exam results belong to the learner, and the learner should be the one to have the first view of their results.

Show exam result to certain user types by using the show result to filter.

Hide Results Older than: This allows you to set the number of years you would like exam results to be visible, e.g. 3 Years.

Hide exam results older than a specified time period, e.g. two years.
Hide Results Older Than

Exam Embargo Options

Edulink One’s Exams tab allows administrators to select how they would like to embargo exam results dates.

It is highly recommended that you use SIMS embargo dates and that you turn this setting ON. There could be consequences for your school if the manual results embargo is not configured correctly.

Embargo Exam Dates

Results embargo (days) (manual): Not recommended, however, if you choose to use this setting, this function hides the exam results until they are a certain number of days old.

Results Embargo

Finally, save your settings by pressing the save button.

Save your configured documents
Save Button

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Updated on 1 September 2022

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