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MoE hosts training on data visualisation

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MUSCAT: The Ministry of Education, represented by the Directorate-General of Educational Supervision, is conducting a training on “Educational Indicators Using Power Bi." The five-day programme targets 20 Heads of Department of Educational Indicators and their employees from the ministry’s General Diwan and from the Educational Directorates in the governorates. The training programme is taking place at the computer hall at the Specialised Institute for Vocational Training for Teachers.

The programme is presented by Ahmed al Farsi, Head of the Database Management Department at the Directorate-General of Information Technology. The programme includes presentation of five papers. The first paper dealt with benefiting from the Power BI service in Office 365, and on bringing data from various sources such as (Excel - Access - SQL), cleaning the data before starting to design the control panel, and using Power BI in accordance with the trainees' job tasks. The second paper dealt with fetching data from different sources, diversifying the of creating filters and changing their properties, and creating various pages. The third paper dealt with creating a KPI chart and using page properties and colour coordination. The fourth paper included training on how to create a matrix chart and dealing with a table chart. The fifth paper reviews how to add Buttons, use the Buttons properties and the aesthetics of the colours in them, and to link the button with other pages.

The training aims to familiarise employees with the system more broadly, provide them with the skill of accessing the programme, how to read data, analyse it, and display it in a clear and easy way. It also aims to enable employees to access the programme easily and conveniently, learn about the data contained, and employ educational indicators in technical readings of data.

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