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GSS Learning & Development Update – December 2017

1. Outcome of the first GSS Learning Steering Group meeting The GSS Learning Steering Group met formally for the first time on 4 December 2017 to:- Discuss the GSS Conference learning survey findings. Explore collated GSS learning management information. Agree appropriate solutions to propose to the GSS People Committee. 2. New GSS Learning ‘First […]

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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

News | 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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