Monitoring student absence data using the Student Absence Power BI Dashboard

You can use the Student Absence Power BI Dashboard to view and filter student absence data including:

  • absences by absence factor
  • smoothed absences by date (including forecast)
  • absences compared to last year
  • absence difference compared to last year
  • average absences by year level.

Note: For information about sharing and downloading Synergetic Power BI Dashboards, see Monitoring Synergetic data using Power BI Dashboards.


Student Absence Power BI - Interactive dashboard

You can use this interactive dashboard to explore the functionality of the Student Absence Power BI Dashboard.



Student Absence Power BI Dashboard key tiles

TileDescription
Date Range

Date range of the displayed data.

You can filter the dashboard content by adjusting the dates using either:

  • text fields
  • slider.
Absences (by absence factor)

Total absences for each student enrolled at your organisation by absence factor.

You can:

  • select a column to filter the dashboard content by year
  • select a row to display dashboard data for the selected student.
Smoothed Absence by Date (with Forecast)

Smoothed absences by date including a forecast to allow you to monitor the ongoing relationship between dates and student absences.

You can:

  • hover over the graph to display a popup summarising the absence data at the specified date


    Note: Hovering over the section of the graph including forecast data displays the forecast value in the popup.


  • click a point on the graph to filter the dashboard content by the specified date.
Absence This Year vs Last Year

Total absences compared to the previous year.

You can:

  • click a column to filter the dashboard content by the Total Absence Factor or Total Absence Factor LY for the selected month
  • click a dot in the legend to filter the dashboard content by Total Absence Factor or Total Absence Factor LY.
Absence Difference This Year vs Last Year

Difference in absences compared to the previous year.

You can:

  • hover over the graph to view a popup summarising the difference at the specified date
  • click a location of the graph to filter the dashboard content.
Average Absence by Year Level

Average absences for each year level at your organisation. For each year level you can view:

  • Average absence factor
  • Average absence factor compared to the previous year.

You can:

  • click a row to filter the dashboard content by Average Absence Factor or Average Absence LY for the selected year level
  • click a dot in the legend to filter the dashboard content by Total Absence Factor or Total Absence Factor LY.
Campus

Select one or more checkboxes to filter the entire dashboard by the selected campuses.

House

Select one or more checkboxes to filter the entire dashboard by the selected houses.

Year Level

Select one or more checkboxes to filter the entire dashboard by the selected year levels.

Student Absence Power BI Dashboard key buttons

ButtonDescription

Clear all visualisation filters.