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Naace Strategic Conference 2009 - MIS Comes out of the Office - Matthew Nall, MIS Programme Manager, Cambridgshire ICT Service


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  • Assess audience. How many already work in or with MIS? How many directly support schools? Who else?
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    • 1. MIS comes out of the office Matthew Nall Cambridgeshire Education ICT Service
    • 2. What is MIS?
      • Wikipedia - An 'MIS' is a planned system of the collecting, processing, storing and disseminating data in the form of information needed to carry out the functions of management .
    • 3. What’s your image?
    • 4. Who’s using MIS?
    • 5. Uses of MIS
      • Attainment
      • Target setting
      • Attendance – 2-session & lesson registration
      • Progress monitoring
      • Achievements and Behaviour
      • Formal reporting
      • SEN
      • Staff records
      • Etc….
    • 6. Cambridgeshire ToPP T racking o f P upil P rogress
      • Designed for nursery primary schools, but can be adapted for any phase.
      • Used by classroom staff
      • Based on 3 points progress per year
      • Independent of system - Cambs schools use more than one
      • Systematic framework for recording
    • 7. Termly Tracking
    • 8. Expectations
    • 9. Year Group
    • 10. Current developments
      • Moderation of assessments, standards files
      • APP, test when ready
      • Move from “split levels” (a, b, c) to low, secure, high
      • To use CVA or not to use CVA
      • The future of testing? From SATs to TAs
      • Transition – continuity, consistency – extend ToPP into KS3
      • Self/peer assessment, sharing with the parent & learner – principles of AfL
      • Tracking the impact of intervention
    • 11. BECTA IMS
    • 12. Information handling
      • Becta guidance released in October
      • Likely to be updated later this year
      • Data “losses” continue
      • But…
      • Increasing use of MIS
      • Need for flexible working
      • LAs and vendors increasingly providing “hosted” solutions
    • 13.  
    • 14. Security issues
      • Legal framework - Data Protection Act
      • The value of information
      • Protection in transit
      • Protection at destination
      • Single vs. 2-factor authentication
    • 15. Parental Engagement Exploiting ICT to improve parental engagement, moving towards online reporting BECTA guidance
    • 16. Becta triangle Learner Parent School Community information Access from home Parents resources Access to resources Home and course work Access to materials Online reporting Parent and learner days Electronic reports Email exchanges Mobile ‘phone alerts SMS texting
    • 17.  
    • 18. Press statements
      • DCSF
        • 10 January 2008 – All parents will get regular electronic reports on their children's progress in future – going far beyond the traditional annual school report , Schools Minister Jim Knight announced this week.
        • 14 October 2008 – 14 year olds will no longer be required to sit Key Stage 3 tests, but will be assessed through ongoing teacher assessment throughout the key stage, with regular real-time reports to parents ; teacher assessments at 14 will continue, as now, to be published at the national and local authority level;
    • 19. Targets
      • Secondary schools
        • September 2010
      • Primary, nursery & special Schools
        • September 2012
      • Areas to report:
        • Attendance
        • Attainment
        • Progress
        • Behaviour
        • SEN
    • 20. Issues
      • Easing the burden:
        • Automatic publication of data already in the school’s MIS
      • Identity (and security)
        • Use pupil and parent identity and relationship data already in the school’s MIS
      • Wider environment
        • Provide other tools to engage parents
      • Digital Divide?
    • 21. Part of the solution
      • MIS-based portal
        • Automated publication of data
        • Use of relationships in MIS to ensure parent only sees the data about their child(ren)
        • Web environment (SharePoint) provides other opportunities for engagement, e.g. surveys, calendars, online forms, etc.
    • 22. A range of opportunities?
    • 23. Using the Becta guidance
      • Self-review toolkit
        • Four posters
        • Guide
        • “ Engaging Parents in Raising Achievement”