10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan
This paper is from Session 5A: Official Statistics for Education - Consolidated efforts of Japanese National Statistic Institutes
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which comes under Topic 5: Statistics education in the workplace, government and across disciplines

Paper 5A1 (Friday 13th, 14:00-15:30)

Official Statistics for Education – Variety of statistical education web contents offered by Statistics Bureau of Japan


  • Minako Marui (Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan)


The Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ), which conducts the two largest surveys of Population census and Economic Census, has committed to raise statistics awareness and literacy at all levels of people. To that end, SBJ has been developing three layers of web contents for school pupils, high school students, and college students/business persons. Moreover, SBJ, in collaboration with professors and business practitioners, has launched MOOC courses as the first case among the Japanese Governmental organization. This presentation demonstrate their contents and its impact.

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