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Teaching Manager - Set up and Manage Teaching Sets

Course overview

Learn how to create, manage and populate teaching sets in Teaching Manager, and explore the difference between the current and development academic years. In addition, you'll see how to use extra features like linked sets and associated teachers, and how sets can be automatically created from a timetable import.


Users who will create and manage teaching sets, such as Academic Leaders, Timetablers, the School Office team or IT staff with at least modify access to Teaching Manager. 


25 minutes.


You'll need to know your way around iSAMS, and have a basic understanding of Teaching Manager and its departments and subjects. We suggest you complete the following courses before this one:


Although accessible on all devices, this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended. 

Course contents

What is a Teaching Set?

  • What is a Teaching Set?

Key Concepts

  • Current & Development Academic Years
  • Teaching Forms and Teaching Sets
  • Block Groups

Create and Manage Sets

  • Find Sets within a Subject
  • Create a New Set
  • Copy a Set List
  • Edit a Set
  • Add and Manage Students

Additional Features

  • Linked Sets
  • Associated Teachers
  • Build and Hidden Sets

The Student View

  • The Student View

Automatically Create Sets

  • Automatically Create Sets from a Timetable Import

What's included?

  • 4 videos
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Real school examples
  • Interactive infographics

Create and manage a teaching set

Populate a teaching set

Use the Student View

Meet the instructor

Duncan McCorkindale

E-Learning Content Developer
Duncan joined iSAMS in 2019, with a strong and varied background in Learning and Development. He has since helped hundreds of our schools make a success of their move to iSAMS, and is passionate about helping everyone get the most out of their system.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys playing music and exploring the waters and forests of the Wye Valley.