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Introduction to the Code of Practice for Statistics

Date
24th October 2019 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ

Description:

This is the first of three GSS-wide courses featuring Introduction to Data Visualisation and Introduction to the Code of Practice for Statistics. You can attend both courses, or just the one that suits you. There are limited places for these courses and they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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 this course, participants will have gained knowledge of:

  • the UK statistical system
  • the framework for the Code of Practice for Statistics
  • the pillars of Trustworthiness, Quality and Value and relevant principles and practices

How to book:

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact gsshelp@statistics.gov.uk.