new DSS article in Research In Education

Student attendance is a basic data-point in the daily operations of every school … so what does school use of attendance data tell us about the realities of the ‘datafication’ of education?

‘We know our customers’

During our research we are always trying to explore the reasons, motivations and rationales that lie behind why schools are…

Maintenance matters

Our research is certainly showing the importance of schools’ data infrastructures, and the ongoing maintenance and repair work that is…

Excel stories …

Data work in schools tends to rely heavily on popular software tools such as Microsoft’s stalwart ‘Excel’ spreadsheet. One might like…