Education performance benchmarking based on open data
14 August 2015
2:00pm to 3:00pm
St Lucia Campus, Michie Building (#9), Level 4, Room 443
Governments and public organisations are increasingly adopting open data practices as part of public accountability and openness processes, but also to generate organisational and stimulate wider socio-economic innovation. There is a growing base of open educational data available online, both for an education purposes and related to the education organisations. The aim of the presentation is to demonstrate how education performance (University) can be benchmarked using open data. Key discussion points are: the implementation of an interdisciplinary approach in education and the use of business situation analyses for assessment, education KPIs libraries, the available data sets on the universities` open data portals, the existing gap in open education data, the use of dashboard technologies for performance visualization and a proposed framework for education performance benchmarking based on open data.
About the Presenter
Dr Milena Krumova is a Group of Eight European Fellow for 2015, and is hosted by the School of Social Science under the supervision of Associate Professor Paul Henman. Milena holds a PhD in Economics (2011) and a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation (2014). She works as an assistant professor at the Technical University of Sofia (Bulgaria), Faculty of Management and teaches Economics, Cost Management and Process Management. Her recent research work related to using web 2.0 in innovative learning scenarios and e-Government. She leads the Bulgarian participation in the annual NASA Space Apps Challenge, the world’s largest hackathon.