Supporting teaching

We believe that all school leavers should be able to use and interpret data effectively to make evidence-informed choices and decisions.

In addition to our policy activities, we encourage our Fellows to support school education, and promote statistical careers to young people, and we support a range of education projects and activities, including:

Other resources

We have worked with MEI to provide data sets for use in teaching and to identify existing sources of data suitable for teaching. These are freely available on their website.

Your career today is a… statistician resources have been developed to support our members running careers workshops in schools. The workshop resources are self-contained and can be used by teachers in a class without external input, if preferred.

All Significance magazine articles are free to access to e-teacher members. Articles more than one year old are free to access for everyone. Significance communicates the practical use of statistics in an entertaining and thought-provoking way. Articles provide a range of examples of the applications of statistics and could be of particular interest to post-16 students.

For several years the RSS funded the RSS Centre for Statistical Education. The archive website of its successor body, the International Centre for Statistical Education, provides a range of educational resources, including many developed by the previous Centre.