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Data Science Campus MDataGov Sponsorship 2019-2020

Learning and development

Following the successful Data Science Campus master sponsorship which we offered in 2016, 2017 and 2018, we are pleased to sponsor another cohort of civil servants to start the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) in the 2019 to 2020 academic year. The Data Science Campus sponsorship is subject to the MDataGov application being […]

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GSS Newsletter: March 2019

Newsletter

March’s newsletter for the Government Statistical Service (GSS) was sent out last week. It includes latest news, blogs, events, vacancies and learning and development updates from across the GSS. Want to subscribe? You can subscribe for the monthly GSS newsletter if you haven’t done so already. Subscribed with .gsi email address? If you already subscribe […]

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GSS Newsletter: February 2019

Newsletter

February’s GSS newsletter was sent out yesterday. It includes articles on artificial data, rolling GSS vacancies, online learning opportunities, a new quality course and more. Want to subscribe? You can subscribe for the monthly GSS newsletter if you haven’t done so already. Subscribed with .gsi email address? If you already subscribe but you used your […]

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Revamping the GSS website, work continues . . .

GSS website

We are working hard to revamp the Government Statistical Service (GSS) website. It is somewhere GSS staff (meaning anyone who works with official statistics) can come to find out about vacancies, events and news items that may be of interest to them. It is also here to help GSS staff looking for learning and development opportunities […]

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New online learning opportunities

Learning and development

The Learning Academy are excited to share with you new online learning modules available for all staff in the Government Statistical Service (GSS) free of charge! Courses now available as online modules Introduction to administrative data Introduction to statistical disclosure control Introduction to data ethics Introduction to quality in statistics Introduction to data linking Introductory […]

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Apply now for the Data Science Accelerator Programme

Data science, Learning and development

What is the Data Science Accelerator Programme? The accelerator is an award-winning programme recognised for its impact on increasing capability. It gives analysts from across the public sector the opportunity to develop their data science skills by delivering a project of value to their organisation. The programme is backed by the Government Digital Service, Office for National Statistics, Government Office […]

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Launch of the new learning and development webpages

GSS website

Today we publish a series of new webpages that will live on the learning and development area of the GSS website. We have: a new area for training courses where you can search through training courses open to staff across the GSS. a revamped Continuous Professional Development webpage a page outlining training providers such as […]

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Royal Statistical Society Statistical Excellence Awards 2019: nominations open!

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is now accepting entries for awards that recognise statistical excellence: The Campion Award for Excellence in Official Statistics (deadline for nomination 31 March 2019) is for anyone working in UK government statistics and rewards good practice in producing and presenting statistics for the public good. The Statistical Excellence in Journalism […]

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