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Introduction to the Code of Practice for Statistics

Course details: This is an introductory session aimed at statistical producers. It covers: how the Code of Practice for Statistics works in practice the UK statistical system the difference between official, National and experimental statistics, and management information case studies to show how the code has been applied in the past Learning outcomes: After attending […]

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Date
27th November 2019 9:30am to 11:00am
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ

Introduction to Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAP)

Course details: This introductory workshop will provide learners with an understanding of: What Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAP) are and how using RAP can reduce risks in the workflow Key concepts including: version control, packaging code and unit testing How RAP is being used in the GSS Potential challenges and barriers to developing RAP Make a […]

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Date
27th November 2019 11:30am to 1:00pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ

Writing about statistics

Course details: This workshop provides guidance on how to write about statistics effectively, drawing on good and bad examples from across the GSS and beyond. It covers the key components of statistical commentary, such as: titles main points context and interpretation use of plain English Learning outcomes: By the end of this workshop, participants will […]

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Date
27th November 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ

Introduction to data visualisation

Course details: This course aims to: provide an overview of good practice in the design and presentation of tables, graphs and maps and the use of colour outline the core principles and theoretical issues in the development of data visualisations explain how people think about data visualisations Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, […]

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Date
12th December 2019 9:00am to 12:30pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8XG

Writing about statistics

Course details: This workshop provides guidance on how to write about statistics effectively, drawing on good and bad examples from across the GSS and beyond. It covers the key components of statistical commentary, such as: titles main points context and interpretation use of plain English Learning outcomes: By the end of this workshop, participants will […]

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Date
12th December 2019 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8XG

Workshop to review and improve a statistical publication (January 2020)

In these workshops,  participants review a statistical publication and suggest improvements. There are usually around six to eight participants from across the Government Statistical Service (GSS). Staff from the Good Practice Team organise and run these workshops. Why should you take part in a peer review meeting? Taking part in one of these workshops gives […]

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Date
14th January 2020 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ

Introduction to the Code of Practice

Course details: This is an introductory session aimed at statistical producers. It covers: how the Code of Practice for Statistics works in practice the UK statistical system the difference between official, National and experimental statistics, and management information case studies to show how the code has been applied in the past Learning outcomes: After attending […]

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Date
21st January 2020 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Venue
Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE

Introduction to Data Visualisation: effective tables and charts

Course details: This course aims to: provide an overview of good practice in the design and presentation of tables, graphs and maps and the use of colour outline the core principles and theoretical issues in the development of data visualisations explain how people think about data visualisations Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, […]

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Date
21st January 2020 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue
Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE

Introduction to Reproducible Analytical Pipelines

Course details: This introductory workshop will provide learners with an understanding of: what Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAP) are and how using RAP can reduce risks in the workflow key concepts including: version control, packaging code and unit testing how RAP is being used in the GSS potential challenges and barriers to developing RAP Make a […]

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Date
22nd January 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue
Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE
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