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Sync Staff to SchoolPoint/ Bridge from KAMAR

Staff Sync to SchoolPoint / Schoolbridge

SchoolPoint can sync staff user accounts from KAMAR to create or update existing user accounts. As long as your KAMAR Directory Services are set up correctly, we now sync data from KAMAR to SchoolPoint and SchoolBridge (if your school is subscribed) as changes are made.
Check you Directory Sync is set up correctly HERE

Staff MUST have their valid school email address in the 'school email' field in KAMAR- see more details below. This can't be greyed out it must be typed in.
New Staff are imported to SchoolPoint / SchoolBridge with NO Permissions and thus NO access to those services. See our new help guide to assign default group permissions HERE

View KAMAR Sync Settings

Settings > KAMAR Sync Settings

This is useful for viewing when the sync last happened and what type of data is coming through, to ensure it is up to date. You should see when the last FULL sync happened and also part syncs.

Navigate to Users in left menu > Staff Users > Manage (each user)

Once imported to SchoolPoint / SchoolBridge with valid email and password, Administrators must give Permissions to the Staff member in SchoolPoint/ SchoolBridge. We do not automatically allocate permissions as we can not assume which users you would like in SchoolPoint/ SchoolBridge or which permissions they get. Again, see the above guide on Default Permissions to allow staff to have some permissions on import to SchoolPoint / SchoolBridge without manually assigning these.

NOTE: You will need to allocate PERMISSIONS within SchoolPoint/ SchoolBridge (if you are subscribed) or your staff will not be able to access / log into those services. They have no permissions by default. There is the option for all new users to go into a default permission group however, if you have set this up.

Updated on: 18/06/2024

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