Raju Varanasi

Raju Varanasi

Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Company: Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

Raju Varanasi is the Chief Information Officer at Catholic Education Office, Parramatta with responsibilities that include enterprise systems, IT infrastructure, data and information services. Raju has over 25 years of experience in the Australian education system, with experience in both government and non-government sectors in Australia.

Prior to this role, Raju was the Chief Operating Officer for Education Services Australia where he led the national online services initiative, an integrated suite of digital platforms in content, collaboration, assessment, careers and publishing to meet the needs of teachers, students and parents to support the implementation of national curriculum. Raju also served as General Manager of the first ever innovation centre for public schools and TAFE in NSW Department of Education, which he led successfully for 8 years. Raju has also presented at major conferences organised by UNESCO, Google, Adobe, Intel and EduTech.

Speaking at the following:

16:10 - 16:35
Successful Analytics Implementation in a K-12 School System

In this presentation, Raju will share the highly successful Educational Analytics Framework and Strategy which was implemented in the Catholic Education Office, Parramatta in 2015, in partnership with MIP Australia. Using a six-lens approach to school effectiveness to develop over 200 visually appealing and user friendly dashboards that blended data in real-time from a range… Read more.