Headteachers, which of your many hats did you wear today? Carer, mediator, janitor… what about data scientist? From attainment tracking to attendance, school leaders spend a lot of their time with their data scientist hat on. How confident do you feel when you have your “data scientist” hat on? Even the most confident data analystsContinue reading “Which hat are you wearing today? Data scientist?”
“Data is the new oil” was first quoted in 2006. It highlighted how valuable data is and how it needs to be refined to get the power out it. However, when you are thinking about data in a school this can feel risky. When it comes to young people’s data, we really need to thinkContinue reading “Thinking about your schools’ data as if it was a child in your care”
East Neuk Analytics is delighted to announce that we’ve been named a Finalist in the British Data Awards 2021 for ‘EdTech of the Year’. The British Data Awards is an annual campaign that aims to uncover data success stories. Organisations taking part this year include FTSE 100 giants, tech unicorns, public sector bodies, newly launchedContinue reading “British Data Awards Finalist EdTech of the Year”
As more children and young people return to face-to-face learning, there are many discussions going on related to ‘catching up’. How we measure the progress schools make in this area can be challenging. I hope these 3 tips will support your thinking around this. What are you comparing against? With any data analysis, every numberContinue reading “3 tips on how to measure ‘catching up’”
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Hi, I’m Emma Nylk. I’ve been working with schools since 2017 to help improve their understanding of their data. In these blogs I share my thoughts on data, specifically around education. I hope you find them useful.
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