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?
During our research we are always trying to explore the reasons, motivations and rationales that lie behind why schools are … More
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new paper from our empirical work in the journal Oxford Review … More
Some of the main findings emerging from our research relate to the relatively limited ways in which our schools are engaging … More
Educational researchers are showing a growing interest in ‘Participatory Design’ (PD) and other collaborative ‘co-design’ approaches. Education researchers considering PD … More
Neil Selwyn and Luci Pangrazio present a short 15 minute talk on emerging findings from the ‘Data Smart Schools’ project. This is part of the ‘Why Talk About Data (In Education)?’ symposium run by Sheffield Hallam University.
Our research is certainly showing the importance of schools’ data infrastructures, and the ongoing maintenance and repair work that is … More
Data work in schools tends to rely heavily on popular software tools such as Microsoft’s stalwart ‘Excel’ spreadsheet. One might like … More
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new paper from our empirical work in the journal Research Papers … More
Much has been written about the general shift over to data, quantification and metrics across contemporary society. As Jerry Muller … More