Contributed Paper C127
Characteristics of in-school Bachelor of Science in Statistics students: Inputs for human resources in Central Philippines
PresenterRachel Luz Rica (PHILIPPINES)
Currently enrolled BS Statistics students are studied to determine their socio-demographic characteristics, perceptions of the over-all program content, and academic performance as the future statistics human resources in the region. Most of the students are female, granted government scholarship and originates from the rural areas within the region, with families earning below poverty threshold. These future of statistics professionals in the region has a very satisfactory academic performance, analytical and problem solving skills while their confidence is quite low in the writing and speaking the English language.