Summit - Quick Setup Guide for Local Authorities

Summit - Quick Setup Guide for Local Authorities

This setup guide is for Local Authorities. Click here for the Summit Setup Guide for Multi Academy Trusts. 

Alps Summit is a solution for Local Authorities that allows you to analyse your schools’ and colleges' data in one place.

This article serves as a quick guide for setting up your Summit account.

Step 1: Manage Users
Step 2: Define Groups of Schools
Step 3: Define Custom Columns
Step 4: Define Custom Comparison Groups



Step 1: Manage Users

Add new users (1), edit existing user details and manage user permissions (2).






Step 2: Define Groups of Schools

Manage the custom columns that you would like to be available for the schools and colleges in your group.

(1) Go to Analysis Setup > School / College Groups
(2) Click Add a Group



(3) Name the group, select the schools/colleges to be included and click Add Group.



Once completed, you will be able to filter your analysis based on the group(s) you have set up.

Step 3: Define Custom Columns

Set up and manage the custom columns that you would like to report on.

(1) Go to Monitoring Setup > Custom Columns
(2) Click Add a Custom Column



(3) Name the custom column, define the values and click Add Custom Column.






Once you have pressed Save Custom Columns (bottom right), schools and colleges will be able to upload this data via their own Connect accounts. You will also be able to filter your analysis in Summit based on these columns, once the data has been uploaded.

Step 4: Define Custom Comparison Groups
 
In addition to the standard comparison groups, our Summit platform allows you combine multiple filters to define custom groups for your analysis.

(1) Go to Analysis Setup > Custom Comparisons
(2) Click Add a Group



(3) Name the comparison group, define the criteria and click Add Group. 


Once you have pressed Save Comparisons (bottom right), you will be able to select this group to filter your analysis in the Summit platform.

We hope you have found this guide useful.
Having followed these steps you are now able to benefit from Summit and its range of features.
If you require any further assistance or have any feedback, please contact our team via support@alps.education.
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