The Government Analysis Function brings together the government analytical professions into a single, cross-system network. Work is underway now to scope out how the function should work across the analytical community to deliver shared training opportunities, common operating standards, and best practice for the delivery of analysis as well as looking at links across analytical […]Learn more on Analysts needed to join Analysis Function Task and Finish Group
The Good Practice Team have recently released version one of their introduction to data visualisation e-learning course. This course is for anyone who works in analysis and needs to design data visualisations that are informative, consistent and easy to understand. It explores principles and approaches for presenting data effectively and looks at the use of […]Learn more on Launch of data visualisation e-learning
Making our publications accessible is our responsibility as statisticians (see the Code of Practice for Statistics, Value pillar, principle V2). The Good Practice Team are putting together some guidance on this. Proposed contents: Accessibility: what is it and why should statisticians address it? Basis for this guidance What this guidance does and doesn’t cover Accessible […]Learn more on Accessibility and publications – what do you want to know?
The Government Statistical Service (GSS) People Committee is launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) reverse mentoring scheme for the Government Statistician Group (GSG). The scheme forms part of our commitment to staff development and to build inclusion across the profession.Learn more on Launch of the Government Statistician Group Reverse Mentoring Scheme
We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. Featuring: Reproducible Analytical Pipelines blog, Data Science festival week and current vacancies. Please note an earlier version of this newsletter included a different description for the RSS sex and gender event. If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS newsletter September 2020
We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. Featuring: Requests for help on the user engagement survey, diversity and inclusion, upcoming events and current vacancies. If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!Learn more on GSS Newsletter August 2020
As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the committee of the GSS 2020 Conference have made the difficult decision to postpone until early 2021 (dates, times and locations are yet to be confirmed). They would like to apologise to anyone who has started making arrangements but the safety of those organising and attending is […]Learn more on GSS Conference 2020: an update
Today the UK Statistics Authority have launched their new strategy for the UK statistical system: Statistics for the Public Good. A message about the new strategy from Sir David Norgrove, Chair of the UK Statistics Authority: This vision sets out how we will inform the UK, improve lives and build towards the future. Your contributions […]Learn more on Statistics for the Public Good: the new strategy for the UK statistical system