Power BI Skills

Microsoft Power BI is fast becomming the de facto standard for analysing school data. You will find all the courses you need to become a Power BI guru for your school. I've created a set of courses that will show you all the key techniques that you'll need to create deep analyses of your school data.

Become a data analysis expert

Schools benefit from Power BI skills by enabling data-driven decision-making, offering powerful tools for visualizing and analyzing educational data, such as student performance and resource utilization. These skills assist in monitoring and reporting, allowing for the creation of easily updatable dashboards and reports

Training for a Fantastic Career

Jobs in schools remain popular and with experienced data managers earning upwards of £30,000 getting the right skills is important. Working in schools, doing a meaningful job that can positively influence children's lives is a wonderful career.

Discounts for MATS

If you are part of a multi-academy trust (MAT) I can offer big discounts on site licenses and individual licenses. Contact me for more details.


The courses are available for you to view at any time and forever. Download the video to your smartphone or tablet to view them when you are away from WiFi.

Downloadable Now

Each video lecture is also available for download to your laptop or mobile device.

Payment Methods

You can pay and get immediate access by PayPal or Credit/Debit card. Alternatively, if you email me a purchase order number from your school finance system I will arrange to invoice your school.

Try Before You Buy

Most of these courses include free lectures, so you can test drive the content before you commit.

Where to Start?

  • If you are completely new to SIMS then I recommend the SIMS for Beginners course.
  • If you are new to SIMS Assessment I recommend you take the Assessment Manager Key Skills. It is used by many schools to give staff the basic SIMS Assessment skills that will allow them to access the more complex later courses.
  • If you want use Power BI to analyse your school data, try the free Power BI for Beginners course