Presentation on theme: "Eileen Gill, Project Manager Colin Sutherland, Professional Advisor"— Presentation transcript:
1Eileen Gill, Project Manager Colin Sutherland, Professional Advisor InsightBenchmarking for ExcellenceInsight Regional EventsGetting ready for AugustEileen Gill, Project ManagerColin Sutherland, Professional Advisor#Insightevents
2Agenda Scottish Government - presentation and tour of Insight - group activityEducation Scotland- scenarios- use of Insight in inspectionsPlenary and Q & AClosing remarks
3Aligned with CfE Outcomes focussed Aims to help ‘raise attainment for all’ and reduce the gap between higher and lower attainersMeasures attainment and achievement at point of exit from schoolReflects performance within a schools contextProvides the ability to look at different cohorts of pupils
4A dynamic benchmarking tool Access for all secondary school staffEasy and intuitive to useProvides a rounded picture of performanceMeasures units where appropriateIncludes a wide range of SCQF credit-rated awards and learning programmes
5Inclusion of wider awards Wider awards must meet set criteria:Be on the SCQFFit CfE principles- Meet Insight technical requirements
6Valuing wider achievement Just one way in which information will be provided on wider achievement e.g. pupil profiles, school handbooks and inspectionsDecisions for wider achievement should be made on the best needs of the learner rather than on the basis of the awards included in the tool
7A tool for professional reflection Access for all secondary school staffAims to encourage professional reflection and collaborative workingPrompts reflective questions
8Using Insight as part of your improvement process .
9Using Insight as part of your improvement process Outcomes for young people.
10Using Insight as part of your improvement process Outcomes for young peopleWhat does the data show us?.
11Using Insight as part of your improvement process Outcomes for young peopleWhat does the data show us?Identify what we want to improve.
12Using Insight as part of your improvement process Outcomes for young peopleWhat does the data show us?Identify what we want to improveIdentify actions to take.
13Using Insight as part of your improvement process Outcomes for young peopleWhat does the data show us?Identify what we want to improveIdentify actions to takeUse data to measure success
14Updating Insight August 2014 February 2016 February 2015 August 2015 Local measures updatedFebruary 2016February 2015Four national measures updatedFour national measures updatedAugust 2015Local measures updated
16… In with the new Learning Partners Intuitive dashboard Virtual ComparatorNational measures
17The Virtual Comparator The key benchmarkCharacteristics of pupils in a school matched with pupils from across Scotland with similar characteristics10 matching pupils are randomly selected based on gender, additional support needs, latest stage and the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
18Learning Partners Find partners via ranked list of real schools Propose/accept partnership requestsSchools that become Learning Partners will be able to share data relating to local measuresEncourage professional dialogue between and among different schools
19National benchmarking measures Show four nationally consistent measuresFocus on ‘leavers’ since point of exit is a consistent point of comparisonUse ‘latest’ and ‘best’National benchmarking data available for all users
20Local benchmarking measures The local dashboard provides staged-based versions of the national dashboardAdditional measures on curricular areas, subjects and coursesAvailable at individual school level and for theschool’s local authorityAvailable also to Learning Partners
21Development timescales September 2013 Preview EditionAwards 2013Curricular areas, graded & ungraded courses 2013Virtual schools with updated methodologyApril 2014 Preview UpdateStage cohort version of national dashboard measuresRelative value (interim solution)Learning PartnersAugust Insight - LiveFirst release with live dataFurther awards providersAdditional measuresPost go-liveContinual developmentFocus groupsCase studies