The role of a data manager is to upload class lists, give access permissions to teachers and assign classes for mark entry. As such, they are essential to enable the school to benefit from the invaluable feedback that MERiT provides.

How to set up a new data manager

Go to and log in with your MERiT administrator account.

Click the Manage teacher accounts button

Enter the person’s given name, surname, email address and select ‘Administrator’ from the drop-down list of MERiT user types.

Click Save account to add them to the system.

To update the permissions of an existing account:

Locate the relevant account.

Click the Edit button

Select Administrator from the drop-down list of MERiT user types

Click Update account to save the change.