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Geography for Statistics TFD - Intermediate

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E-Learning Room (5007)

ONS

Titchfield

Fareham

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Brief description: This is a one day classroom based session aimed at providing participants with an introduction to geographical/spatial analysis in the context of Official Statistics. The course will focus on location to gain a deeper understanding of data analyses.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will:

• understand what is ‘special’ about spatial data;

• understand some necessary spatial statistical concepts;

• be able to apply a selection of spatial statistical techniques and interpret the outputs;

• to be able to confidently identify, analyse and interpret spatial patterns in data; and

• gain hands-on experience working with software designed for spatial analysis.

Method of delivery: This is a one day taught session, delivered at the Titchfield ONS site only.

Target audience: This is aimed at analytical ONS/GSS staff who are interested in developing their understanding of spatial analysis and the role of geography in understanding the data.

Event Length: One day

Cost and pre-requisites: The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who are external to ONS, the course fee is £173. Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of the subject matter

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