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Ben White

Ben White

Member, DfE Teacher Workload Advisory Group and Research Lead,
Ashford Teaching Alliance

Ben is a Research Lead and Psychology teacher for Ashford Teaching Alliance. He is a member of the DfE’s workload review group which produced the ‘Making Data Work’ report in 2018. Prior to this he directed a data use and workload research project for the DfE/NCTL which involved qualitative and quantitative analysis in 50 schools. Alongside teaching, he works with schools and educational groups sharing and conducting educational research; designing CPD; and producing research summaries and reports. Recently, this has included running data use and workload audits with schools in the south-east and London. He is co-organiser of reseachED Kent.

  • Explore what constitutes valuable data collection, the limitations of data and how data literacy can be improved within schools
  • Examining common mistakes made in data collection and discussing what an effective data strategy looks like
  • Assess how data should be used successfully to predict, track and monitor performance in order to improve pupil attainment
  • Evaluate how reliable assessment data is and how schools can use these insights efficiently
  • Gain practical tips and ideas on how your school can improve its data practices