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Geography for Statistics TFD - Introductory

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Titchfield

Fareham

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Brief description: This is a two-day classroom based session, aimed at introducing participants to the importance of geography in the production and use of statistics. The course also discusses the generic elements of geographic knowledge, understanding and skills needed for analysis and research.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand: • the nature of statistical geography in the UK;

• the importance to statistics of getting your geography right;

• the different types of statistical maps and their interpretations;

• how to produce a basic statistical map;

• the application of the GSS Geography Policy; and

• sources of geography data for Official Statistics.

Method of delivery This is a two-day taught session, delivered at the Newport and Titchfield ONS sites. This may be taken as a one-off module, or in combination with other modules as part of the SA Scheme.

Target audience: This is aimed at any ONS/GSS staff who are interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the recommended disclosure control methods for official statistics.

Event Length: Two days

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 £206. There are no pre-requisites for this course, unless being undertaken as part of the SA Scheme.

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