by Neil Sheldon
We live in a data-driven world, and knowing how to interpret data -- how to distinguish facts from nonsense -- is an essential life skill. In this talk Neil will present a series of misuses of data, inviting the audience to spot the errors and identify the lessons that can be learned from them.
by Alan Smith and Martyn Hill
In an online, interactive world how can data visualisation help engage users and stimulate debate? Alan Smith and Martyn Hill show us how with a presentation liberally sprinkled with examples drawn from the world of Official Statistics.
by Kate Richards
CensusAtSchool: This hands-on interactive computer workshop, suitable for all secondary levels, will demonstrate how teachers can: involve their learners in collecting their own data by taking part in an online survey; receive their learners’ data; compare their school’s results with those from national and international schools; download and work with free resources created from the CensusAtSchool real data.
by Stella Dudzic
This session will look at some real applications of GCSE and A Level Statistical Techniques. The focus will be on gaining insight from data. Participants will work with activities and resources which they may find useful for their GCSE or A Level classes. It will be assumed that participants are comfortable with the statistical content of GCSE Mathematics.
3rd September 2012