The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) team at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have begun a project to put in place several changes to the SDG indicators. Our work will ensure the indicators comply with 36 changes to the SDG indicators recommended by the United Nations (UN) in March 2020. The changes include replacing, deleting, […]Learn more on Updates to the Sustainable Development Goal indicators
Every month we send out a round-up of the latest news, blogs and other updates. This month’s newsletter includes: A reminder for Government Statistician Group members to check their management information is up to date Beck Keane’s blog about her leadership journey The user engagement strategy for statistics launch event The new e-learning version of […]Learn more on Government Statistical Service newsletter – February 2021
Our 2021 apprenticeships recruitment campaign is live with vacancies available across England and Wales.Learn more on GSS apprenticeships opportunities announced for 2021
We’re excited to announce that the user engagement strategy for statistics has now been signed off. It has been endorsed by chief statisticians from across the UK, ready for our launch, this month. The strategy is centred around three goals, also known as ‘the three C’s’: collaboration capability culture These goals will help deliver our […]Learn more on User engagement strategy launch – book your place!
Are you keen to understand what skills are needed for roles across the Government Analysis Function? And any areas you might want to develop in readiness for your next role? Throughout 2020, the Government Statistical Service (GSS) took part in the trial of an online skills tool with volunteers from across all areas of the analytical […]Learn more on Government Statistician Group volunteers required for Analysis Function online skills tool
The Good Practice Team are working on creating guidance on how to make spreadsheet documents meet the legal accessibility regulations. This will build on the ‘Making analytical publications accessible‘ guidance and will be incorporated into the ‘Releasing statistics in spreadsheets‘ guidance. We have a lot of questions that need answering, such as: What are the […]Learn more on Making spreadsheets accessible – guidance coming soon
The way we interact, collaborate and work together changed a lot in 2020. We are always seeking more imaginative ways to share information and generally connect with colleagues as well as family and friends. Events are a great way to bring everyone together to collaborate and learn about interesting and engaging topics. Since the start […]Learn more on WWWeb’s the way forward!
Every month we send out a round-up of the latest news and updates. This month’s newsletter includes: Analysis Function Coffee and connect A blog from the International Development Team on GSS partnership working New guidance, such as “Making analytical publications accessible” If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on Government Statistical Service newsletter – December 2020
A new pilot version of the Government Statistician Group (GSG) Competency Framework has been published for consultation. You’re invited to read the pilot version and share your feedback with the GSS Careers Team. You can share your feedback on the webpage using the generic feedback form or you can send an email to email@example.com. This […]Learn more on Have your say in our competency framework review
Government Statistical Service (GSS) Harmonisation is now using new terminology. After wide consultation across the GSS, topic groups and beyond, harmonised standards and harmonisation guidance replace harmonised principles. The change aims to make harmonisation work more transparent, and to help our users understand what each tool is for. Misinterpretation, inconsistent use and poor communication are […]Learn more on A change to Harmonisation terminology