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Gold in them there hills?: Extracting and using data from existing sources

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2006
<mark>Journal</mark>Tertiary Education and Management
Issue number3
Number of pages13
Pages (from-to)201-213
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Data residing in institutional and system-level record systems are often under-exploited as a resource for decision-making. Whilst the data might neither have the characteristics, nor meet the quality demanded, of formal research projects, their relative availability offers advantages to the policy-maker and practitioner. This article illustrates with a number of examples the potential of available data for informing policy and practice at different levels within an education system.