WADSIH in collaboration with the CoRE Learning Foundation identified a need to embed a greater understanding of data analytics into the school curriculum. To achieve this, WADSIH worked with the CoRE Learning Foundation to develop and deliver the Data Analytics Curriculum Program for educators. This program provides educators with the skills they need to embed data analytics into their project based learning (PBL).
Two hubs were created to deliver the 2-day program: The Pilbara Hub comprised of seven secondary educators from Hedland and Tom Price SHS and The Metro and Eastern Regional Hub, which involved nine educators from Kent Street, Joseph Banks, Merredin and Norseman secondary schools.
The educators focused on:
This program upskills educators so that they have the knowledge and tools to create environments/experiences that develop student’s data analytics skills. In upskilling our educators, and reinforcing the importance of data analytics within the school curriculum, we can ensure students:
A survey style spectrum will be included in this program for student completion, along with an evidence page, which demonstrates their learnings. WADSIH plans to deliver this program to schools throughout metro and regional WA in 2021 and we look forward to seeing significant improvements in student’s understanding of data analytics.