The Data Trap (and how to escape it)
DateWed, 18th October, 2017
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationSprowston Manor, Norwich
RAISE is no more and the data landscape is shifting once again.
This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to navigate and interpret data from a number of sources, from national statistics to tracking systems.
1. Gain a thorough understanding of all the key data sources in the public domain including DfE statistical releases, Ofsted management information, and the compare schools website.
2. Acquire a detailed knowledge of all the key primary performance measures including the nuts and bolts of value added.
3. Get to grips with the features of DfE’s new system
4. Fully analyse your Ofsted inspection dashboard, understand the strengths and weaknesses and write key statements for your SEF.
5. Have a compete tour of FFT Aspire and find out how it can be used to reinterpret your data, counter negative messages and present your school in best possible light.
6. An opportunity to discuss our tracking systems and explore what we’re getting right and what we may still be getting wrong. This session investigate whether our systems are fully aligned with the principle of assessment without levels.
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:The Data Trap (and how to escape it)
Date:Wed, 18th October, 2017
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location:Sprowston Manor, Norwich
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James has 12 years’ experience as an education data analyst and advisor in education. He spent 6 years in the Post-16 sector with the Learning & Skills Council, followed by 5 yrs in the school improvement team at Gloucestershire County Council. He went freelance in 2014 and now works with schools across the country, helping them make sense of their data.
James has vast experience of training teachers and governors in all aspects of school data. He speaks fluent RAISEonline, is an accredited FFT consultant and is familiar with many of the systems used in schools. He is a regular conference speaker, runs workshops for schools on data systems, provides remote support, and advises software companies developing tools for the education market.
The field of assessment and accountability in schools is rapidly changing. James keeps up to date with developments and regularly contributes to the debate via his School Data Updates twitter feed (@jpembroke). He writes a popular blog on important, data-related topics (sigplus.blogspot.co.uk).
James has a BSc and PhD in Geology but now prefers people to rocks.