Education has always revolved and will always revolve around student success and optimizing the learning process, but in the midst of uncertainty and a data deluge, educators and districts are struggling to keep up with the use of data management in education.
Administrations are seeking as many data points as possible to see how their system succeeds and where it comes up short, but managing all this data can be too much for smaller school districts. With a remote approach to learning forced upon many schools, finding a balance between data gathering, reaching students and hitting goals has become a losing game.
Why is data in education?
The goal for educators has always been to transfer important knowledge to students in an effective way. Through tracking test scores, teacher reviews and numerous other data points, administrations can shape the next year to flex strengths and whittle down flaws.
“Data plays an integral role in today’s higher education system,” said Joe Diamond, CEO of All Campus, a higher education marketer. “Anonymous aggregate data can be used across both programmatic development and the student lifecycle to drive performance.”
The goal is always to produce a successful student, and it is through