Vocational education and training (VET) is a critical arm of any nation’s education infrastructure, including Australia’s. This article explores how the VET system can benefit from advances in education technology and business intelligence, including data analytics and visualizations. In Australia,
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It’s been a year of growth in challenging conditions. Our personal and collective resilience as individuals, as teams, as communities, and as industries has been tested. Our reliance on technology has evolved our expectations of flexibility, work-life balance and social
I’ve had the privilege of speaking at two education technology (edtech) industry events in the last few weeks: the Holon IQ EdTech Top 50 announcement event and an EduGrowth webinar on Product Development for scaling EdTech. What struck me about
Traditionally, educational institutions have employed manual methods of analyzing student data to flag possible at-risk students. This manual analysis relied upon a fairly narrow analysis of a student’s history, behavior and performance, took a great deal of time, and often
Gartner defines data-literacy as the ability to understand, share common knowledge of and have meaningful conversations about data, especially to drive better business outcomes. In the world of education, the prime goal of data literacy is to enable educators to
In this White Paper you will learn: Different methodologies and approaches for measuring student growth The models used to measure and predict student’s year-to-year growth change How to evaluate NAPLAN, Edutest, PAT scores How to compare students by state, consider
There’s a common expression both in startup circles and, increasingly, education: “building the plane as you fly”. The application in software-as-a service (SaaS) is obvious. You ship a minimum viable product (MVP) and enhance it and ship it again in
For a long time, educators have wanted to create more personalised learning experiences for their students, sensing or seeing the benefits that arise from individualised strategies and attention. But lacking resources and support, educators have often had to rely solely
School’s are collecting more and more student data via an increasing number of education technology platforms and systems. The problem is, these systems aren’t integrated. Online learning management systems (LMS) and student information systems (SIS) in particular capture and store
When I talk to customers and schools about their data projects lately, overwhelmingly they are interested in student welfare. Schools are becoming more aware of the opportunity to measure student welfare, particularly through self-reporting mechanisms, to help track and monitor
Methods for Measuring Student Growth
Learn the different methodologies and approaches for measuring student growth. Understand how different models are used to measure and predict student's year-to-year growth change, evaluate NAPLAN, EduTest, PAT scores, compare students by state, consider effect size and more.
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