In this video Roy Pea, Professor of Education and Learning Sciences at Stanford University, shares why data and learning analytics are needed to build a contemporary school education at scale. He does not only look into the promises of learning analytics but also the research challenges ahead. He also briefly introduces an American initiative, called the LEAD Commission, which has worked since 2010 to identify a path forward for expanded digital learning in USA.
Dr Jan Hylén specializes in strategic analysis and has completed research for UNESCO, the OECD, the European Union, and education organizations in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries. He has a background as Director of Research at the National Agency for Education and as a former Special Advisor to the Swedish Minister of Schools. Jan earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at Stockholm University and currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden.