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RAP Champions meet for the first time

News | Development

On 16th October 2018, the Good Practice Team (GPT) and the Government Digital Service (GDS) hosted the first meeting of a new champions group to support and promote the use of Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAP) across the GSS. These champions are statisticians who have the software development skills necessary to deliver RAP data products, and […]

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Opportunity to join a Royal Statistical Society committee

Do you want to influence UK official statistics? The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) have a great development opportunity that will let you do just that. The RSS have two vacancies on their official statistics section committee for 2019. The current committee includes academics, members of the GSS and other statisticians. They arrange a programme of […]

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Data Science Accelerator: applications now open

The Data Science Accelerator Programme is now open for applications. Apply by 15 October, and you could begin developing your data science skills before the end of 2018. The Accelerator Programme is an award-winning up-skilling programme which has been recognised for its impact on increasing capability. It gives analysts from across the public sector the opportunity […]

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New programming courses from the Learning Academy

News | Learning and development

New programming courses Learning Academy and Data Science Campus are excited to announce new awareness and introductory level programming courses in R and Python. These new courses form the first steps of new learning pathways for programming and will help to build our capability and support our transformation efforts. These learning pathways have been designed […]

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New GSG Learning Pathway Launch

The new GSG Learning Pathway will formally launch at this year’s GSS Conference 2-3 October 2018 (if you are planning to attend, visit our stall and find out more about it and how it may help you/your organisation). Following the launch, GSS Learning & Development intend to promote the pathway by visiting key locations, providing […]

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GSS Fast Stream Bids

Just a reminder that bids for Statistics Fast Streamers to start in September 2019 are needed  by CSHR Fast Stream Early Talent team by 7th September 2018. The Statistical Fast-stream is a pipeline into statistical senior leadership roles. Participants are expected to deliver challenging objectives, contribute to corporate Civil Service objectives, are given accelerated development […]

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Civil Service Careers Website Launch

The new Civil Service Careers website was launched 31 July to raise awareness of what the Civil Service does and the breadth of career opportunities available. The website provides a clean and simple entry point, bringing together information about departments, professions and ways to join the Civil Service into one place. The site will also […]

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GSS Newsletter July 2018

News | Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the GSS Newsletter. We have moved to a new mail delivery system for the monthly GSS newsletter. This will help us to manage the mailing list and make it easy for you to choose what you want to read. You may like to mention to your colleagues that you […]

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