Making data-based decisions – using census results to leverage strategy (Webinar)

  • Does your school, college or university make fact-based strategic decisions from reliable data and information?
  • Do you know where to find reliable sources of data – both free of charge and by subscription?
  • Do you have a way to cross-match your data with a specific area?
  • What are some of the latest findings to come out of the 2021 Census?
  • What does the ACARA data tell us on future direction and the effects from CoViD-19?

➡ Fast facts

✔ The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) delivers Australia’s most comprehensive, representative and relevant insights to inform national debate and influence decisions that affect the nation

✔ ABS data provides both time based data and forecasts

✔ Additional and school specific data can be cross-matched and combined for an online mapping solution via Spectrum Analysis Australia

➡ Learning outcomes

✔ how to identify school, college and university age populations around your educational facility

✔ how to find out what percentage of children attend Independent schools in your area

✔ understand the demographic attributes of local populations including socio-economic status and religious affiliations

✔ understand population forecasts by gender and age groups from 2021 to 2032

✔ other data available for making data-based strategic decisions for your school, college or university in the areas of marketing, enrolments, alumni and community development

✔ see how these data sources can assist a school, college or university make data-based decisions

Event Details

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Start Time: 12 – 1 pm

Location: Online (via Zoom)

Cost: $35 for Members and $50 for Non-members .

Spectrum Analysis would also like to provide 2 x entry level mapping prizes valued at $800 each for registered and online participants during the webinar. Peter would randomly select the winners during the webinar and make the announcement of winners at the conclusion.

Guest Speaker: Peter Buckingham

Can’t make the live session? Don’t worry…it will be recorded and available post event.


➡ Who this event is for?

✔ principals, governors, vice chancellors, college leaders and board members of schools, colleges and universities

✔ business and operations managers in schools, colleges and universities

✔ staff in the areas of marketing, enrolments, alumni and community development in schools, colleges and universities

✔ advisers and service providers to schools, colleges and universities

✔ community members interested in understanding reliable data sources and information

✔ students studying education management, governance and management


Guest speaker

Peter Buckingham, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Spectrum Analysis

Peter Buckingham BSc, GradDip (Market Modelling), CMC, CFE, FFCA, FIMC co-founded Spectrum Analysis Australia Pty Ltd on 21 June 1996 and is responsible for its growth and for securing the variety of large and small clients we enjoy.

He joined Spectrum Analysis full time in 1999 following extensive experience in the oil industry at Caltex Australia, in a multitude of roles. These included various levels of management and specialised work in Strategic Planning and Network Development. His experiences included Manager of Western Australia, Country Sales Manager in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia and Property Manager for Victoria/Tasmania.

Peter has international experience working in the design and implementation of the sales prediction modelling for Caltex International, which went on to be used by Chevron and Texaco internationally.