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Apply now for the Data Science Accelerator Programme

News | Data science, News | Learning and development

What is the Data Science Accelerator Programme? The accelerator is an award-winning programme recognised for its impact on increasing capability. It gives analysts from across the public sector the opportunity to develop their data science skills by delivering a project of value to their organisation. The programme is backed by the Government Digital Service, Office for National Statistics, Government Office […]

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Launch of the new learning and development webpages

News | GSS website

Today we publish a series of new webpages that will live on the learning and development area of the GSS website. We have: a new area for training courses where you can search through training courses open to staff across the GSS. a revamped Continuous Professional Development webpage a page outlining training providers such as […]

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Royal Statistical Society Statistical Excellence Awards 2019: nominations open!

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is now accepting entries for awards that recognise statistical excellence: The Campion Award for Excellence in Official Statistics (deadline for nomination 31 March 2019) is for anyone working in UK government statistics and rewards good practice in producing and presenting statistics for the public good. The Statistical Excellence in Journalism […]

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Opportunities to get involved at Full Fact

News | Learning and development

Full Fact is the UK’s independent fact checking charity. We often refer to them as our “critical friend”. They give us feedback on our publications and sometimes criticise our work, but it’s all in the name of providing users with clear information that allows them to make informed decisions. Working with Full Fact can provide […]

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Apply for modules of MSc in Data Analytics

News | Learning and development

What is on offer?  The Data Science Campus and the Learning Academy invite you to apply for various modules in the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) in 2019. Module dates in 2019 These MDataGov modules will be taught at ONS offices by Oxford Brookes University. All modules have now been confirmed. We still have […]

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Statistical online learning modules

News | Learning and development

The Learning Academy is offering two introductory courses online – Statistical Disclosure Control and an Introduction to Administrative Data. They are also adding a new course on data ethics. How do I sign up? You’ll need to register your interest: Introduction to Administrative Data Statistical Disclosure Control Introduction to Data Ethics Once you have registered you […]

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