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This is a session of Topic 1: Working cooperatively in Statistics education             Full topic list

(Monday 3rd, 14:00-15:30)

Working cooperatively to promote Statistical literacy



This session will have speakers representing the following: National Statistics Offices, National Statistical Societies, International Organizations (such as the United Nations), Universities, and the International Statistical Literacy Project of the IASE. Speakers will briefly discuss what has been done recently by organizations of the type they are representing. Then, each speaker will propose how such organizations should be involved in statistical literacy in the future. At the end of the session 20 minutes will be devoted to audience reaction to these proposals and questions.


PaperTitlePresenter(s) / Author(s)
1A1The Worth of Data: the tale of an experience for promoting and improving statistical literacyGiovanni A Barbieri (Italy)
Paola Giacché
1A2Communicating statistics to the media: telling the story behind the numbersVicki Crompton (Canada)
John Flanders
1A3Introducing data into Canadian academic libraries: The straw that didn’t break the camel’s backWendy Watkins (Canada)
Chuck Humphrey