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'''<span style="color:#042352; font-size:30pt; line-height:1">Welcome to the PARS Connect Wiki!</span>''' <br>
 
::'''[[Service pack|Installation]]'''
 
::'''[[Service pack|Version updates]]'''
 
::'''[[Getting started]]'''
 
::'''[[TASC Software Community Portal|Demo sites]]'''<br> <br>
 
  
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[[Image:pars logo small.jpg|link=|160px]]<br> <br>
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<font size="5">Welcome to<br>PARS Connect Wiki</font><br>
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<font size="1">the guide to TASC Software Solutions<br>Pupil Management Software</font><br>
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[[Frequently Asked Questions]]
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'''<font size="3">[[Service pack|Installation]]</font>''' <br> <br>
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'''<span class="plainlinks">[https://demo.tascsoftware.co.uk/PARS PARS Connect demo site]</span>''' <br>
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<span style="color:grey">Username:</span> blacka <span style="color:grey">Password:</span> abcd <br>
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'''<span class="plainlinks">[https://demo.tascsoftware.co.uk/INSIGHT/ INSIGHT demo site - Online Parent Portal]</span>'''<br>
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<span style="color:grey">Username:</span> demo <span style="color:grey">Password:</span> demo123 <br>
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'''<span class="plainlinks">[https://demo.tascsoftware.co.uk/Cura CURA demo site - Child Protection Software]</span>''' <br>
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<span style="color:grey">Username:</span> blacka <span style="color:grey">Password:</span> abcd
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'''[[PARS Connect mobile view|PARS Connect MOBILE view]]''' <br>
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[[File:parsconnectmobilecutout.jpg|link=PARS_Connect_mobile_view|160px|PARS Connect mobile view]] <br>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:detentionicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Detentions and Removals|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Detentions</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:onreporticon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[On report|<span style="color:#ffffff;">On report</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:onreporticon02.png|link=|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[On report]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:extraclassicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Extra classes|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Extra classes</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:extraclassicon02.png|link=|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Extra classes]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:reportiongicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Reporting|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Reporting</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:reportiongicon02.png|link=|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Reporting]]</div>
 
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:homeworkicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Homework|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Homework</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:homeworkicon02.png|link=|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Homework]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:biometricsicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Biometrics|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Biometrics</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:biometricsicon02.png|link=|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Biometrics]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:automationicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[Automation|<span style="color:#ffffff;">Automation</span>]]</div>
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  <div style="float:left">[[Image:sysmanicon03.png|32px]]</div><div style="position:relative;top:7px">'''[[System management|<span style="color:#ffffff;">System management</span>]]</div>
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<div style="padding:0.2em 0.4em; background-color:#042352; font-weight:bold; color:#FFFFFF; margin-bottom: 16px;">How many features do you use?</div>
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[[Register#Seating_plans|Seating plans]]<br>
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<div>[[file:seatplanimage.jpg|centre|class=newfeature|Seating Plans|alt=http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/index.php?title=Register#Seating_plans]]</div> <br> <br>
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<div>[[file:assessimagewiki.jpg|centre|class=newfeature|Grading Analysis|alt=http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/index.php?title=Grade_analysis]]</div> <br>
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PARS Training is available if and when required on site at your school. For further details please contact TASC Support on 01902 824281 or via the <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/customer-support-login/ Online Helpdesk]</span>. <br><br>
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'''''To see a list of pdf files giving illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to do commonly performed jobs in PARS '''''[[PARS Training Guides|click HERE]] <br> <br>  
  
'''<div style="color:#042352; font-size:18pt;">Training Guides</div>'''<br>
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::'''<span class="plainlinks">[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/files/registers%20and%20behaviour.pdf Taking registers and recording behaviour]'''</span>
 
::'''<span class="plainlinks">[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/files/How%20to%20add%20a%20personal%20teacher%20dt%20via%20demerit.pdf How to add a personal teacher detention via a demerit]'''</span>
 
::'''<span class="plainlinks">[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/files/absence%20sms.pdf Sending an absence text to parents]'''</span>
 
::'''[[PARS Training Guides|More training guides ...]]''' <br> <br>
 
  
'''<div style="color:#042352; font-size:18pt;">New Features</div>'''<br>
 
TASC Software continue to update PARS listening to schools, taking into consideration their individual needs as well as sharing good practice. If you have a problem to solve concerning pupil information / data tracking and you would like a new feature in PARS to save you time then please let us know. <br>
 
[[New Features 2014|Click here for more new features]]. <br> <br>
 
  
'''<div style="color:#042352; font-size:18pt;">PARS Connect Mobile</div>'''<br>
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PARS Connect Mobile view is optimised for small handheld devices such as mobile phones. The core features of PARS Connect are available in mobile view, allowing you to access PARS from the palm of your hand. <br>
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<div style = "margin:3px; font-size:120%; background-color:#042352; font-weight:bold; color:#FFFFFF; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Customer Support and Technical Team. </div> <br>
[[PARS Connect mobile view|Click here for more information]]. <br> <br>
 
  
'''<span style="color:#042352; font-size:18pt;">Help and Support</span>'''<br>
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For any technical queries, network questions, software updates, programming or Student review updates, contact PARS TECHNICAL SERVICES. <br><br>
Please note: Office hours (Mon - Thu, 9am - 5pm; Fri, 9am - 4.30pm) <br> <br>
 
  
'''<span style="color:#042352; font-size:12pt;">Online Support</span>'''<br>
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If you would like end user support - configurations, generate reports, new features, PARS SUPPORT DESK is available on <br><br>
Our online helpdesk is available via <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/web/support/secure.aspx www.tascsoftware.co.uk]</span>. You will need an account to log in to the helpdesk - if you don't already have one, you can contact us at <span class="plainlinks">[mailto:support@tascsoftware.co.uk support@tascsoftware.co.uk]</span> and we'll create an account for you, or call us on '''01902 824281'''. Please note that support queries via email should be sent through the helpdesk, not emailed directly. <br>
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<font size="3">'''01902 824281'''</font> <br>
[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/files/downloadable%20helpdesk%20guide.pdf A guide to using the helpdesk] <br> <br>
 
  
'''<span style="color:#042352; font-size:12pt;">Telephone Support</span>'''<br>
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Suggestions, requests or issues? Post them to '''[http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/customer-support-login/ Support]''' <br>  
For any technical queries, network questions, software updates, programming or student review updates please contact PARS TECHNICAL SERVICES. <br>
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If you do not know your login, please contact either your Network Manager or PARS support desk <br>
If you would like end user support - how to configure, generate reports or new features, please contact PARS SUPPORT DESK.  <br>
 
Both departments can be reached via our switchboard on '''01902 824281''' <br> <br>
 
  
'''<span style="color:#042352; font-size:12pt;">Training</span>'''<br>
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'''Guide how to use our [[Online Helpdesk]] ticket system'''
Remote and onsite training sessions are available on request.  Please email [mailto:sales@tascsoftware.co.uk sales@tascsoftware.co.uk] or contact Jenny Urey direct on either [mailto:j.urey@tascsoftware.co.uk j.urey@tascsoftware.co.uk] or '''07725 877802''' to arrange.
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Latest revision as of 15:08, 25 May 2018


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Welcome to
PARS Connect Wiki

the guide to TASC Software Solutions
Pupil Management Software

Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

PARS Connect demo site
Username: blacka Password: abcd
INSIGHT demo site - Online Parent Portal
Username: demo Password: demo123
CURA demo site - Child Protection Software
Username: blacka Password: abcd

PARS Connect MOBILE view
PARS Connect mobile view


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How many features do you use?

Seating plans

http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/index.php?title=Register#Seating_plans


Homework / Assignments

http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/index.php?title=Homework

Grading analysis

http://www.tascsoftware.co.uk/wiki/PARS_Connect/index.php?title=Grade_analysis


Training & Help Guides

PARS Training is available if and when required on site at your school. For further details please contact TASC Support on 01902 824281 or via the Online Helpdesk.

To see a list of pdf files giving illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to do commonly performed jobs in PARS click HERE

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Customer Support and Technical Team.

For any technical queries, network questions, software updates, programming or Student review updates, contact PARS TECHNICAL SERVICES.

If you would like end user support - configurations, generate reports, new features, PARS SUPPORT DESK is available on

01902 824281

Suggestions, requests or issues? Post them to Support
If you do not know your login, please contact either your Network Manager or PARS support desk

Guide how to use our Online Helpdesk ticket system