A country’s growth depends on the quality of education in that country. Today the educational industry has become quite challenging because of the evolution of schools, institutes, online courses etc.
How can analytics help?
Analytics can play a very important role when it comes to education industry. One can make an informed decision based on the data provided by analytics.
You can understand the what if scenarios, budgets, forecasts and plan accordingly.
With the help of analytics you can fetch a report tracking student’s behavior. This will help you understand the type of course students are interested in. For example, you get a data with thousands of information of school students studying different streams. Analysing those data you will be able to understand which strategies you have to apply on which kind of student.
How analyzing the trend helps
- Analyze the trend to keep yourself updated with the changes
- It will help you to understand how to stay competitive
- You can easily measure the expenditure of your campaign
- You can manage fundraiser and alumni relationship
- Link student’s data with administrative data to seek better insights
Analytics not only helps the institutes but also to the students. With data analytics a student can easily predict the future of a particular program.
Here are some ways which will help educational institutions build efficient infrastructure
- Personalize the learning
Analytics can help you in personalizing the learning process for students in a class. It will help you find a balance between the fastest and the alowesty learner.
- Increase classroom engagement
Analyze the trend of students responding to the topics and this helps teacher find which student likes which topic and interact more. This will help in assigning the assignments according to the student interest.
- Find the pain points
When a teacher finds the pain point half of the teaching work is done. Analytics helps in finding the pain points of the class depending on previous data. Once a teacher recognizes it, she is able to provide better solutions and techniques to teach that particular topic.
- Keep the parents informed
Unlike before today a teacher can inform their kids behavior more accurately. Earlier it was the teacher who used to analyze and depending on her understanding she communicated the behavior of students to their parents.but today with analytics a teacher can inform the parents more accurately.
- Fuel the text books Accord to students
Earlier assessments were the only way to test a student’s learning. But today teachers can provide smart textbooks which works according to the learner’s pace. This helps the student learn well and do not miss any topic. The smartbook also analyzes the behavior of students and give a detailed data.
These were some perks of analytics in educational institutions. What do you think as a teacher analytics help in? Share your views and help us to grow our list.