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About this report


Information

Data Sources: Multiple; varies for each indicator.

Updated: Varies for each indicator.

Designed for

Most reports within the School Dashboard app are viewable by principals and school leaders, Directors, Educational Leadership, and Executive Directors. The information displayed in each report will be specific to each respective user, i.e. school-based staff will only view results for their own school.


Benefits

How can I use this report?

The School Dashboard report provides a visual overview of the current position regarding benchmarks and school target indicators for a selected school.

What should I look for?

The report displays all indicators as links to the corresponding report, as well as a colour code indicating the current status. A summary of current status across all indicators and targets is featured at the bottom of the report as an overview for the selected school.

School Dashboard report in Scout
Image: School Dashboard report in Scout

This main section of the report will provide a quick snapshot of the selected schools with some Student performance, Attendance, and Wellbeing statistics with enrolment, EAL/D, and FOEI numbers.

Note: The report displays all indicators with colour coded icons indicating the current status.

Understanding each measure

Example of measures
Image: Example of measures

More Indicators

Users can view more indicators by tapping on the Go button available at the bottom of the report.

Example of indicators
Image: Example of indicators


Using the report


Select a school name

Select the school name at the top of the report. Users will get an option to toggle between primary and secondary school in case of a central school.

Select school name
Image: Select school name

Learning – Student Performance

This section displays student performance indicators with current values, prior period comparison, Trend period with last update date, and link to the corresponding report for more details:

An example of student performance
Image: An example of student performance

Note: Some of the indicators will be visible based on school type. E.g (BSK - Best Start Kindergarten indicator will not be available for secondary school similarly HSC minimum standard measure will remain hidden for primary schools).

Learning – Wellbeing

This section displays wellbeing indicators with current values, prior period comparison, Trend period with last update date, and link to the corresponding report for more details:

An example of wellbeing performance
Image: An example of wellbeing performance

Teaching – Learning & Development

This section displays teaching learning and development indicators with current values, prior period comparison, Trend period with last update date, and link to the corresponding report for more details:


An example of teaching learning and development indicators
Image: An example of teaching learning and development indicators

Note: Further details on the criteria can be found on the “Measures Explained” report.

Leading – Educational Leadership

This section displays educational leadership indicators with current values, prior period comparison, Trend period with last update date, and link to the corresponding report for more details:

An example of educational leadership indicators
Image: An example of educational leadership indicators

School target/benchmark indicator colour code:

  • Grey – no target set or no recent actuals
  • Red - Actual progress is currently below the annual trajectory lower bound (for targets) or below the benchmark
  • Amber – Actual progress is close to the benchmark
  • Green – Actual progress is currently above the agreed target lower bound
  • (i) – Information
Colour code legend for indicators and targets
Image: Colour code legend for indicators and targets

Note: A reference page with all measures used can be found using the left-hand navigation menu.


Export data

You can download the results in this report for further analysis using the ‘More Options’ tab, which appears when you hover above the top right of some charts. Click on the three dots, or ellipsis, to bring up the menu, then select ‘Export data’.

Exporting data
Image: Exporting data


Reset to default

If you wish to remove selections you have made and return to the initial view of the report, select ‘Reset to default’.

Reset to default
Image: Reset to default

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