EPA 301 - Educational Management Information System (EMIS)

10 April 2017 to 21 April 2017
Application deadline: 
17 February 2017


To provide  participants  with  the  necessary  knowledge  and  skills 

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the characteristics of an Educational Management Information System (EMIS)
  • Plan the different steps involved in a school census;
  • Design the data collection tools for a school census;
  • Identify the education related data to be included in EMIS;
  • Develop  an  indicators  system  for  follow-up,  evaluation  and monitoring.



1. Characteristics of the Educational Management Information System (EMIS)
This component explains the meaning and scope of EMIS and its use for educational planning and management decision-making and how is important the step of identifying information and data needs. (1 day)

2. Methodology and tools for school census
The component presents how to design instruments to collect school census data from educational institutions; to plan the different steps involved in the process of school census data collection and structuring a database, and ; to recognize the basic procedures for database management. (4 days)

3. Specific data and techniques
The component addresses issues related to two specific types of education data: expenditures for education and measurement of learners leaving the school system. (1 day)

4. Construction of an indicators system for follow-up, evaluation and monitoring
The component teaches the participants how to construct a system of educational indicators for follow-up, evaluation and monitoring, and brings them to prepare a draft document presenting and analysing key indicators, using graph techniques. (4 days)



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