Simon is responsible for the operational running of the Education Data Management (EDM) and Management Information System (MIS) Support services as well as related work undertaken on behalf of Barking & Dagenham Council.
Prior to joining BDSIP Simon worked for 16 years in Children’s Services at Barking & Dagenham Council and latterly BD Together undertaking a range of performance analysis and management roles with an education focus. Working closely with school and LA colleagues during this time, he has built up extensive knowledge and expertise in this field.
The EDM Service supports schools with the completion of statutory DfE data returns, general data related queries and provides a broad range of data analyses including, but not limited to, pupil, school, LA and national level attainment and characteristics information. Complementing this is the MIS Support Service which provides a comprehensive support and training package for Integris G2. It is underpinned by three system accredited experts who deal with support requests and provide regular tailored training sessions for schools.