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Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) priorities for 2019 to 2020

The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) has recently published its business plan and regulatory work programme for 2019 to 2020. The business plan gives a sense of the ambition of the office over the coming years and provides details of specific projects planned within the 2019/2020 work programme. The enduring aim of our work programme […]

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GSS Conference 2019: abstract submission is now open

News | Upcoming events

The GSS conference committee is now accepting abstract submissions for this year’s conference, which will take place in Edinburgh on 1 and 2 October 2019. For information and guidance on how to submit an abstract for the conference, see the event page. Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions is Friday 28 June 2019. […]

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GSS Newsletter: April 2019

April’s newsletter for the Government Statistical Service (GSS) was sent out today. It includes latest news, blogs, events, vacancies and learning and development updates from across the GSS such as the newly launched GSS People Plan and the 24th GSS Methodology Symposium. Want to subscribe? You can subscribe for the monthly GSS newsletter if you […]

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Data Science Campus MDataGov Sponsorship 2019-2020

News | 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

News | 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

News | 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 . . .

News | 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

News | 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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