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Successful large-scale implementations of learning analytics in schools, higher education and training are depending upon policy developments that are still not in place. To create a “policy network” sparked by cross-national studies makes it possible to learn best policy practices from others, speed up developing local policies, and to adapt policies that make services more interoperable and easier to use across policy contexts. The workshop gathered participants from all parts of the world. The LA Policy workshop organised during the last Learning Analytics & Knowledge conference (LAK17) in Vancouver, Canada, in March this year demonstrated that there already is a…

The Learning Analytics and Policy (#LAPolicy) workshop at LAK17 will explore and document the ways in which policies at national and regional level are shaping the development of learning analytics. We welcome you to be part of a network of experts who will investigate the aspirations, achievements and constraints in different countries and regions around the world, and exploring how learning analytics could be applied at scale. If you would like to join us, please use the Expression of Interest form at the bottom of this page. The sooner you let us know, the sooner we can include you in…

Speakers in the video are: Josh Baron, Assistant Vice President, Information Technology for Digital Education of Marist College, NY, USA about the Apereo Learning Analytics Initiative. Garbor Kismihok, Stefan Mol, and Alan Berg reporting about internal Learning Analytics projects at the University of Amsterdam, NL. Marieke de Wit, Project Manager on Learning Analytics at surfnet.nl Tore Hoel, on Data Interoperability and Ethics & Privacy studies of the LACE project.