b'46 2019-2020 | ANNUAL REPORT 2019-2020 | ANNUAL REPORT 47DRIVING TOWARDS DATA LITERACY After more professional development and time for staff to learn about Power BI and what the data represented, the survey data showed an overwhelming response that the initiative was ready to be launched.NEXT STEPS AND INDICATORSOn January 16, 2020, LRSD Seniorinformative and comprehensive way for our end users,OF SUCCESSsaid Clarke Hagan, Director of Information Services.Leadership Team members and schoolHagan and Christian Michalik, Superintendent, partnered with Dell Canada and Microsoft to get the project initiated.Based on the positive Net Promoter Score (NPS)* administration began working withMicrosofts program called Power BI, in conjunctionscore, LRSDs next steps were to move forward with a with data experts from Dell helped LRSD construct afull launch of the Data Literacy initiative in the spring. teachers on goal 3.2 of the LRSDdata models and a Data Dashboard that aggregatedHowever, COVID-19 struck four days later and we had to data across all schools, grades and subject areas. This Multi-Year Strategic Plan: dashboard allows school leaders and teachers to interactpause our progress. As we adapt to our new reality, we plan to continue exploring how we can use the tool and with this data in ways never thought possible. data to help us become better teachers and learners.Enhancing all staffs data literacy. This goal has manyOur future goals include:stakeholders including system-level and school-level leaders, teachers, students and parents with numerousWHAT DOES DATA LITERACY*steps along the way. Achieving this goal will take many years with hopes of having it fully implemented in the100% OF SYSTEM-LEVEL AND 2023-2024 school year. LOOK LIKE? SCHOOL-LEVEL LEADERS ARE: The road to data literacy in 2023 is one of many twists and WHAT IS THE STARTING POINT? turns as well as frequent check-ins to determine where we are in relation to our goal. At the very beginning of the project, leaders and teachers were surveyed about theirUsing Power BI reports to measure 100% OF STUDENTS ARE:LRSDs road to data literacy is mapped out by the Datareadiness to launch the initiative with all staff. Data literacyand impact school improvement toolsSkills Framework, a tool that helps analyze currentwas a new domain for many staff, so their feedback wason student learningapproaches to data literacy, identify imbalances of skillscritical in gauging how others might respond to thisand address gaps. The framework illustrates how technicalinitiative. After the first meeting, teachers and leaders bothUsing their individual system-level Power data skills must be balanced with other skills, such asindicated they needed more time. Teaching staff how to collaborate andBI report to inform their learning journeyservice design, data innovation and change leadership, build collegial trust in using Power BIto help ensure data projects are impactful and lead to as a data literacy toolthe best outcomes for everyone. There are enormous amounts of data already collected in LRSD that teachers75% OF PARENTS/GUARDIANS ARE;and leaders can use to deepen understanding and make more informed decisions, but it was decided quite100% OF TEACHERS ARE:unanimously to start our data literacy journey with a focusUsing system-level, school-level,on student achievement in the form of report card data. Allclassroom-level and collaborative learning the data used in the initiative comes from the provincialConfident and comfortable using thecycle generated reports to their individual report card which was first implemented in 2013. division and school created Power BI learners learning journey. reports to inform their assessment, HOW DO WE GET THERE? HOW DOESevaluation reporting practices and their individual and collective teaching practices.THIS BECOME MEANINGFUL?* Net Promoter Score (NPS) is calculated based on responses to a single While the data journey for school leaders and teachersquestion. Score of 9-10 = Promoters: likely to exhibit value-creating behaviours. Score of 0-6 = Detractors: less likely to exhibit value-creating started in January, the journey started nine months earlierbehaviours. Score of 7-8 = Passives: behaviour falls between Promoters and for the Senior Leadership Team and members of theDetractors. NPS is calculated by subtracting the percentage of people who Information Systems department. When working withare Detractors from the percentage of people who are Promoters. Passives data, there is never an issue with there not being enoughcount toward the total number of respondents.of it. Instead its trying to find a way to organize it in an*'