Using data with confidence is a set of professional learning resources designed to give teachers and school leaders an opportunity to build their confidence in understanding and interpreting data. It can support schools to improve against the School Excellence Framework element, 'data skills and use'.
There are currently no face-to-face sessions available.
Mode of delivery: face-to-face
Accredited hours: 3
myPL course code: RG02481
Themes: data, statistics
Scout is the department's business intelligence for education. To gain access to Scout, new users must complete online e-learning. CESE also offers face-to-face workshops for schools to gain hands-on practice unpacking their reports.
Read more about Scout courses on the Scout website.
The Using data with confidence manual (PDF, 3.3MB) is a professional learning resource that has been designed to give teachers and school leaders an opportunity to build their confidence in understanding and interpreting data. It is part of a suite of resources that aim to support schools in improving against the School Excellence Framework element, 'Data skills and use'.
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Authors: Jade Maloney, Wendy Hodge, Fiona Christian, Francis Matthew-Simmons and Jasper Odgers
Evaluator Company/Business: ARTD Consultants
URL or Pdf: Download the Business Intelligence Implementation Evaluation (PDF, 1.94MB)
Summary: The evaluation of the implementation of the roll-out of Business Intelligence (BI) release 1 was designed to identify learnings for subsequent releases and seek users' views on early outcomes and benefits. Methodology included analysis of administrative data such as training and user support records, surveys providing feedback from training, real-time user feedback surveys, a pre- and post-survey of principals and Directors, Public Schools who were trained in 2014, and interviews with a range of registered users and the BI team.The findings focused mainly on initial uptake and registered users' experiences with the BI tool and training programs. The authors included recommendations to enhance uptake and improve implementation, monitoring and ongoing program evaluation.