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GSS newsletter – May 2020

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Read the second of our new format, fortnightly GSS newsletters. This one covers: newly published guidance on quality assurance of data sources, remote testing of survey questions and data collection blog posts on rough sleeping statistics and survey non-response rates vacancies – including one to work on the GSS website and social media channels new […]

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New UN statistics hub launched

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As part of its response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the statistics division within the United Nations has launched a new statistics hub. This hub contains useful resources to help National Statistics Agencies (NSAs) ensure the continuity of their work. It also helps to make the data needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic open […]

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Updated guidance on data visualisation

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Today the Government Statistical Service (GSS) Good Practice Team have published their updated guidance Introduction to data visualisation. This guidance replaces the original 2017 document Designing effective tables, graphs and maps and contains key principles to consider when presenting statistical data. This guidance is intended for producers of official statistics who need to design data visualisations […]

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Apprenticeships in data science and data analysis – applications now open!

Are you fascinated about data science and analysis and the tools and skills that aid problem solving? Do you love using mathematics to solve problems? Would you like an amazing experience, a great salary and get to go to university as well? The GSS recognises that investing in people and offering high-quality apprenticeships will enable […]

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Looking to improve your analytical knowledge and skills?

Are you looking to improve your analytical knowledge and skills? Why not contact the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Learning Academy’s Analytical Learning Team to see what courses they have on offer? Although based at the ONS, this team provides support to the whole GSS and wider analytical community. The Learning Academy provides a range […]

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GSS Newsletter: February 2020

February’s newsletter for the Government Statistical Service (GSS) was sent out last week. It includes 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 but […]

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