A $6.5 Million investment in data analytics by the Department for Education, Skills and Training will have significant benefits for South Australia's public school students, by bringing world-leading information that will support education delivery.
Adelaide-based data analytics specialists, Exposé has been awarded a decade long contract to deliver and support a cloud-based system for the department.
Dubbed edAnaylitcs, the system will assist education staff to create, access and share data faster and more accurately, helping to inform key decisions when it comes to major investment and development initiatives.
"The edAnaylitcs hub is designed to maximise the department's capabilities in collection, monitoring, forecasting, reporting and analysis by improving and changing the way our workforce, and stakeholders, interact with data," say department's Chief Information Officer, Scott Bayliss.
"We've shifted towards cloud-based systems and this project allows us to deliver advanced data analytic capabilities in public education at world-leading levels."
"We're pleased to partner with the Department for Education to deliver this innovative project and provide educational opportunities in a data analytics from early learning right through to high school," says Exposé co founder, and General Manager, Kelly Drewett.
As part of the joint-venture, Exposé will run its business-focussed data analytics project in a public high school to encourage young women to choose a career in STEM.
A graduate from the high school project will also get to undertake a traineeship with Exposé.