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Last chance to register for – The Digital Economy Act and us

***Last few spaces available*** The Digital Economy Act 2017 completed its parliamentary journey in April this year. The Act includes important measures to support better data sharing, including for statistics and research purposes. In this session hosted by the Good Practice Team, Ross Young, the programme lead for Data Access Policy and Legislation at the […]

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Good Practice and new Code of Practice

Code of Practice

Since I joined the Good Practice Team back in August, I’ve been getting stuck in to our core activities: delivering training, providing ad hoc advice, and developing materials and guidance. Over the summer, the whole team was kept busy accompanying colleagues from the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) on their Code of Practice consultation road […]

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Two weeks with the GPT – statistics on GOV.UK in 2016

So having a break from audit earlier this year, I spent two weeks with the Good Practice Team, part of the Government Statistical Service. As someone who has a passing interest in web design, the area I’d chosen to research was in website analytics. This involved two main pieces of work Looking at the GSS […]

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Making data exciting: our excursion

Vikas Dhawan, Senior Manager of Statistics & Analytics (Head of Profession) at Ofqual on launching its first set of interactive visualisations that coincided with the release of A level and GCSE results in August 2017. Read for more information.

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Launch of BSBD@3

Shortly after I was appointed as National Statistician in 2014, we launched the ‘Better Statistics, Better Decisions’ strategy. In it, I wrote that I expected our work to be radically different by 2020, and outlined how I thought we could work together to deliver high quality statistics, analysis and advice to help Britain make better […]

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National Centre for Research Methods Training events

The National Centre for Research Methods is promoting learning across the Government Statistical Service by making places available to the GSS on their training events. Please find attached the list of upcoming NCRM courses and events. Here is also a link to the online version of that leaflet. For further details on the courses and how to book on see here. You […]

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