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Data Management for Schools: Using Destination Data to Inform Career Guidance

Destination data is used to track where students go on to after they leave school. It can be used to understand the trajectory future students will take, allowing schools to amend career guidance We heard from Neil Willis and Tom Gallon the North East Local Enterprise Partnership about how they use destinations data to better student prospects.

Data Management for Schools: Using Data to Support and Monitor SEND Pupils’ Progress

Many schools are still using Management Information Systems and databases that are not well suited to the needs of their school. We heard from Vijita Patel, Principal of Swiss Cottage School and National Education Leader. Vijita discussed why their school changed Management Information Systems to better accommodate for the SEND student population.

Data Management for Schools: Improving Cyber and Information Security

Schools are becoming increasingly vulnerable to ransomware attacks. We heard from Andrew Williams, an Online Safety and Information Security Consultant at the South West Grid for Learning. Andrew discussed the tools that schools can use to make their data systems less vulnerable.

School Data: Monitoring SEND Pupils’ Progress

There are 1.4 million pupils in the UK with SEND. Data on student progress and individual needs can be used to promote the wellbeing and development of pupils. This case study examines how Swiss Cottage School in Camden have embedded data firmly into their teaching to improve outcomes of their students.

Using Destination Data to Widen Opportunities for Young People

Young people in the North East of England are below the national average in for career and further education uptake after leaving school. This article presents the model developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership that collect destinations data and uses it to widen opportunities for young people in the region.

School Data: Improving Cyber and Information Security

Schools have seen a sharp increase in ransomware attacks, targeting their confidential data. This article presents advice from the South West Grid for Learning, outlining the essential tools that schools should have in place to protect their data.