The collection and analysis of data is important as it gives schools valuable evidence to support school management and the effective delivery of educational programs. However, schools report that department data collection, monitoring and analysis processes can be time-consuming.

  • Provided clearer guidance on the use and phasing out of data fields on the student record cards
  • Digitised student enrolment for the majority of students
  • Automated data transfer from assessments developed by the department to SCOUT and PLAN2 (check-in assessments, phonics and Best Start Kindergarten and Year 7, as well as on-demand diagnostic assessments for reading and numeracy)
  • Removed the requirement for absences to be imported to EBS (a department data system)
  • Automated the process to transfer attendance data from schools to the department’s data warehouse
  • Streamlined paperwork and processes for HSC monitoring

  • Implement an enhanced ‘Parent Online Payment’ system including a language translator service and an improved mobile experience for parents and carers

  •  Streamlined paperwork and processes  VET processes 

  • Automate data sharing between third-party software used by schools to department systems to eliminate the need for double-entry of information

  • Develop pre-filled data requirements across different levels of government or government agencies 

  • Provide pre-approved system providers which enable streamlined data collection and management.

  • Develop a data governance framework to lessen the amount and complexity of data collections required, streamline processes, limit to appropriate users, and achieve effective use of data gathered

  • Create an online “education passport” that allows students to store and share academic and co-curricular achievements in a single digital location 

  • Consolidate and uplift internal and external systems

  • Automate data transfer from formative assessments developed by the department to PLAN2. 

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