The order in rooming is as follows:

Pre-scheduling

Only enter the rooms or room pools that are absolutely required for subjects and these are added to the teaching groups in the Class Data Screen

This will try to ensure that teachers requiring the same room will not be timetabled at the same time.

 
Then Generate the Timetable. 

The Timetable is completed but the rooms have not been distributed just yet.

All that has happened is that the scheduling process took the rooms and room pools into account to avoid room clashes later

Always clone the completed timetable and then use the clone to ensure that you will always have a fallback position.

Post-Scheduling

Under the Actions button of the Construction Screen, click 'Auto Assign Rooms'

This will distribute the rooms to the already scheduled lessons and it will distribute the rooms in this order:

  • Rooms and also Rooms from Room Pools that had been entered in the Teaching Groups under Class Data
  • It will read any Home Room that was entered in the Teacher Data Screen. Otherwise the lesson will get any room that is not part of a room pool.

Under no circumstances should the timetable be generated again during the rooming process. It is a separate process completely.

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