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RAP Champions meet for the first time


On 16th October 2018, the Good Practice Team (GPT) and the Government Digital Service (GDS) hosted the first meeting of a new champions group to support and promote the use of Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAP) across the GSS. These champions are statisticians who have the software development skills necessary to deliver RAP data products, and […]

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Opportunity to join a Royal Statistical Society committee

Do you want to influence UK official statistics? The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) have a great development opportunity that will let you do just that. The RSS have two vacancies on their official statistics section committee for 2019. The current committee includes academics, members of the GSS and other statisticians. They arrange a programme of […]

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Data Science Accelerator: applications now open

The Data Science Accelerator Programme is now open for applications. Apply by 15 October, and you could begin developing your data science skills before the end of 2018. The Accelerator Programme is an award-winning up-skilling programme which has been recognised for its impact on increasing capability. It gives analysts from across the public sector the opportunity […]

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New programming courses from the Learning Academy

Learning and development

New programming courses Learning Academy and Data Science Campus are excited to announce new awareness and introductory level programming courses in R and Python. These new courses form the first steps of new learning pathways for programming and will help to build our capability and support our transformation efforts. These learning pathways have been designed […]

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