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'.
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Mode of delivery: face-to-face
Accredited hours: 3
myPL course code: RG02481
Themes: data, statistics
Teachers discuss how data can make a difference in schools.
In this podcast, high school Head Teacher, Ben North, and Deputy Principals, Karyn O'Brien and Daniel French, give us an insight into how data can make a difference in schools. They discuss why knowing how to use data is important for teachers, the tools and resources that are available to schools and examples of where using data has improved student engagement and achievement in schools. Ben, Karyn and Daniel are all teachers who are currently on secondment in CESE. They work on a range of projects, including delivering Scout training and professional learning sessions about using data with confidence.
Read the transcript (PDF, 130kB).
Using data to inform practice is one of the seven key themes outlined in CESE's What works best report.
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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