Top-KPI-Report-Covers-2011-2012-Academic EducationJune 05, 2013, Melbourne, Australia – The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education announces the launch of a new report in its 2011-2012 edition of its popular Top 25 series of reports. The series is based on research conducted through, which contains over 20,000 Key Performance Indicator examples, making it the world’s largest source of thoroughly documented KPIs.

Academic education refers to the national or international educational systems, their way of work and their results. It includes education offered by different institutions in the regular school system at its different levels, literacy programs etc. The indicators regard the quality and effectiveness that an academic education system or institution assures.

The “Top 25 Academic Education KPIs of 2011-2012” report provides insights in the state of Academic Education KPIs performance measurement today by listing and analyzing the most visited KPIs out of the more than 251 KPIs in this category on in 2011-2012. In addition to KPI names, the report contains a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium.      

Academic Education KPIs are reflective of Academic Education areas of interest, and are grouped into subcategories, such as Quality of Academic Program, Student Assessment, Academic Staff Competency, Student Profile, College External Support and Education Costs. Among these, Quality of Academic Program, Student Assessment and Academic Staff Competency, were the most popular.

One of the most important benefits that this report brings is the international perspective on the most popular KPIs for Academic Education. The skill in applying KPIs is in the selection of the optimum number and appropriateness of KPIs. The skill in applying KPIs is in the selection of the optimum number and appropriateness of KPIs. The top 5 Academic Education KPIs in this report are:

  1. % Attendance rate per course
  2. # Teaching experience
  3. # National examination score
  4. % Job placement rate within ‘X’ months of graduation
  5. # Student grades

By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2011, the “Top 25 Academic Education KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO “The Top 25 Academic Education KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a synthesis of what is all about: it provides an overview of how Academic Education KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

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The KPI Institute is a research, publishing and educational provider specialized in developing better practice in the use of KPIs. It developed the KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs, analytics and organizational strategy. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted over 5,000 organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

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