FAQ

Groups

1. What is a Group?

EACH committees, sub-groups, SIGs and national networks are all Groups.  EACH members are all members of the EACH Group.  rEACH, tEACH and pEACH all have their own Group and sub-groups.

The full list of EACH groups can be found here.

The Group area provides a platform for connecting with other Group members, a forum for discussion, and a repository for documents (eg minutes of meetings).

The committee/sub-group/SIG/network chair or lead is the administrator of the Group.  The Group administrator is able to manage the Group area.

2. How do I join a Group?

EACH members are automatically members of the EACH Group.

If you wish to join a specific Group, members can request membership of a group by contacting the Group administrator.  Do this, by navigating to the Group you wish to join and click Request Membership from the submenu (it may be accessed through the 3 dots).  The Group administrator will receive the request by email.

3. I’m a Group Administrator. What can I do?

The chair/lead of a committee/sub-group/SIG are the designated administrators for the Group.  As the Group administrator, you:

  • Add, edit or update the Group description and cover image
  • Change the Group photo (must be 219px x 219px at 300dpi as a jpg)
  • Receive membership requests and accept or decline, as necessary
  • Upload group documents (eg minutes of meetings) to Buddydrive
  • Start a topic for discussion in the forum
  • Edit, close and delete any forum topic
  • Send an email to all members of the group
4. I’m a Group Administrator. How can I send an email to all my group members?

If you are the Group administrator, you can send an email to all your group members, as follows:

  1. Log in
  2. Navigate to your group
  3. Click Manage on the group’s menu (which may be on the 3 dots)
  4. Click Email Options
  5. Complete the form (subject and content) and click Save.

The email will be sent to all members of your group, regardless of whether they have chosen not to receive update emails.

Buddydrive (uploaded documents)

1. How do I change the name of a document I have uploaded?

To change the name or description of your file:

  1. Log in
  2. Navigate to your group
  3. Click Buddydrive on the group’s menu
  4. Click the pencil icon on your uploaded file.
  5. Change the details and click Edit to save.
2. How do I move a file to Buddydrive folder or change folders?

To move a file to a different folder:

  1. Log in
  2. Navigate to your group
  3. Click Buddydrive on the group’s menu
  4. Click the pencil icon on your uploaded file.
  5. Click the down arrow next to Restricted to group and click Add to an existing folder
  6. Start to type the name of the folder in the autocomplete field to the right and select the folder from the options shown.
  7. Click Edit to save.
3. How do I delete a file in Buddydrive?

To delete a file or files in Buddydrive:

  1. Log in
  2. Navigate to your group
  3. Click Buddydrive on the group’s menu
  4. Click the checkerbox icon (top left after the new file and folder icons).
  5. Select the file or files you wish to remove and click Remove selected items from group

National Representatives

1. How do I join a national network (group)?

Members will automatically be added to their national network group, where one exists.  If you haven’t been added, please contact registration@each.international 

2. I’m the NR/DNR and therefore the group administrator. What can I do?

The chair/lead of a committee/sub-group/SIG are the designated administrators for the Group.  As the Group administrator, you:

  • Add, edit or update the Group description and cover image
  • Change the Group photo (must be 219px x 219px at 300dpi as a jpg)
  • Receive membership requests and accept or decline, as necessary
  • Upload group documents (eg minutes of meetings) to Buddydrive
  • Start a topic for discussion in the forum
  • Edit, close and delete any forum topic
  • Send an email to all members of the group
3. I’m a national network group administrator. How can I send an email to all my group members?

If you are the Group administrator, you can send an email to all your group members, as follows:

  1. Log in
  2. Navigate to your group
  3. Click Manage on the group’s menu (which may be on the 3 dots)
  4. Click Email Options
  5. Complete the form (subject and content) and click Save.

The email will be sent to all members of your group, regardless of whether they have chosen not to receive update emails.

Forums

1. What is a forum?

All EACH committees, sub-groups, SIGs and national networks have a Forum.  The Forum is the place to discuss group related issues. Group members can start a topic or thread, and group members can respond to it.

2. Who can see or participate in a forum?

Only group members can view and participate in a group Forum. (All group members must be logged in EACH members).

There is one public Forum, which only EACH members can participate in but it is visible to non EACH members.

3. Where can I find the forums?

Forums are accessible within the Group page or from the Forum menu. The public Forum is only accessible via the Forum menu.

The list of Forums is here.

4. How can I receive notifications of forum activity?

There are two types of email notifications:

  1. To receive email notifications of new Topics created in a Forum, you need to subscribe to that Forum by clicking the Subscribe button at the topic of the specific Forum.  The button will change to Unsubscribe.  Please note you won’t receive notifications of topics you start.
  2. To receive email notifications of replies within a Topic in a Forum, you need to click Notify me of follow-up replies via email when posting a reply.

You can see the list of your Forum and Topic subscriptions by going to your Profile – Forums – Subscriptions (accessible by hovering over your name at the top right of the website).

To receive notifications of your own posts with Group Forums: Ensure you are logged in, go to your Profile – Settings – Email (accessible by hovering over your name at the top right of the website) and ensure Yes is ticked to the question Receive notifications of your own posts? under Group Forums.

Calendar

1. Where is the calendar?

The shortcut to the Events Calendar is on your menu bar at the top of the page to the right of PEC.  If you see … then please click on those dots and then Calendar.

Alternatively you can view the Calendar via the Events menu on the side panel on the left.

2. What events does the calendar show?

The calendar shows all EACH events, as well as events uploaded by members, which are of interest to other members.

3. I have an event of interest to EACH members. How do I add it to the calendar?

Once you have logged in, hover over your name at the top right of the page and then click on Events – My Events.

The page shows all the events you have added to the calendar.  To add a new event, click Add New.

Complete the form as fully as possible.  If the event has a physical loaction, please ensure you enter the full address.  The Google map should appear, if you have done this correctly, otherwise the event will not be submitted and you will be returned to the form.

You can add Member and Non Member fees, as well as a registration link, if appropriate.

4. How can I receive notifications of forum activity?

There are two types of email notifications:

  1. To receive email notifications of new Topics created in a Forum, you need to subscribe to that Forum by clicking the Subscribe button at the topic of the specific Forum.  The button will change to Unsubscribe.  Please note you won’t receive notifications of topics you start.
  2. To receive email notifications of replies within a Topic in a Forum, you need to click Notify me of follow-up replies via email when posting a reply.

You can see the list of your Forum and Topic subscriptions by going to your Profile – Forums – Subscriptions (accessible by hovering over your name at the top right of the website).

To receive notifications of your own posts with Group Forums: Ensure you are logged in, go to your Profile – Settings – Email (accessible by hovering over your name at the top right of the website) and ensure Yes is ticked to the question Receive notifications of your own posts? under Group Forums.

Resources

1. The links to the individual resources don’t work?

Only publicly visible resources can be viewed and downloaded by non members.  You must be a member of EACH and logged into the site in order to view and download the resources.

2. I’m not a member of EACH, how can I view the publicly visible teaching resources?

Use the “sort by” dropdown box at the top of the page and click Access Z-A.

3. How can I upload a new resource?

You must be a member of EACH and logged in, in order to upload a teaching resource. Non members may upload a research resource.

Once logged in, go to the relevant upload page under Resources.

Elections

1. How do I find information on the President-Elect and/or Treasurer elections?

Once logged in, go to the Members Area Groups page. Click on the EACH group. Click on INFO (this may be hidden behind the 3 dots …). Click on the Executive Committee Elections button.

Click here for step by step instructions.

2. How do I find information on the elections for National and Deputy National Representatives?

Information on applying for and voting in the National and Deputy National Representative elections can be found here.

Membership

1. I have a query about my membership. Who should I contact?

Please contact Katie by email.

2. How much does it cost to join EACH?

EACH offer a variety of membership types.  Click here to view the options and fees.