Register for Civil Service Live Online now to secure your place, and build your own personalised agenda for the two-day event. This year’s Civil Service Live will look a little different, taking place online, on 14 and 15 July. The online event will still be the biggest single learning opportunity of the year for civil […]Learn more on Civil Service Live Online: registration is now open!
National Statistician Ian Diamond has made his second appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show is as many months. Sir Ian was interviewed by Nick Robinson on the latest results from GSS surveys, covering topics including whether the number of new infections were levelling off and disparity on the impact of those in ethnic minority […]Learn more on How has a bear helped Russians socially distance? Ian Diamond explains!
If you didn’t know, the GSS newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out! User engagement, harmonisation, infographics and a sports quiz are just some of the features in this one! If you haven’t subscribed – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS Newsletter 18 June 2020
Beth Brown from the Office for National Statistics has published a fantastic blog post: Anti-racism: What you can do. In it she shares her own experience of, and response to, recent events. She also gives great advice on how to begin the journey towards greater understanding of the perspectives and experiences of others. There […]Learn more on Anti-racism: a blog post and series of webinars
If you didn’t know, the GSS newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out! This one covers: new dashboard guidance, an updated impairment harmonised principle, a webinar and information on development opportunities! If you haven’t already signed-up – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS Newsletter 4 June 2020
The Fast Stream and Early Talent (FSET) team are looking for people who are passionate about developing themselves and others to be facilitators of Action Learning Sets for new Fast Streamers joining in September and October 2020. What is an Action Learning Set (ALS)? An ALS comprises a group of professionals who work in a […]Learn more on Learning and development opportunity with the Fast Stream and Early Talent team
If you didn’t know, the GSS newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out! This one covers: new data visualisation guidance, breach reporting guidance, harmonisation guidance to use when collecting data related to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a variety of news articles! If you […]Learn more on GSS Newsletter 21 May 2020
Given the uncertainty around the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will be continually reviewing our plans for the conference and prepare contingencies as the situation develops. The conference is still planned to go ahead and preparations are currently on track. We are hoping to attract a variety of parallel presentations for delegates to attend. On […]Learn more on GSS Conference 2020: Plans, parallel sessions and poster presentations
In April, the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR), who provide independent regulation of all official statistics produced in the UK, published a review of the quality of HMRC’s official statistics. The review highlights the issues that big operational departments working with administrative data can face with respect to quality and will ring true for other […]Learn more on Office for Statistics Regulation review of the quality of HMRC statistics
The MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) is a unique and flexible part-time MSc programme that combines modules in statistics and data science. It aims to build data science capability across government by equipping civil servants with a key set of skills required from a modern government data analyst. It is run as a […]Learn more on New providers for the MSc in Data Analytics for Government – including online distance learning