On his Learning Spy blog, David Didau explores the limitations of big data in making meaningful decisions for improving the work of schools. He argues that collecting big data creates the illusion that schools can predict and control outcomes, but no amount of data can accurately describe the complexity of human systems.
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About the author
David Didau works at Swindon Academy as well as being a freelance writer, speaker, trainer and author. He runs the blog The Learning Spy since 2011.
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