This paper is from Session 5A: Official Statistics for Education - Consolidated efforts of Japanese National Statistic Institutes
which comes under Topic 5: Statistics education in the workplace, government and across disciplines
Paper 5A3 (Friday 13th, 14:00-15:30)
Initiatives of Statistical Research and Training Institute in Japan – for development of statistical literacy of government officials
- Motoy Uematsu (Statistical Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan)
Statistical Research and Training Institute (SRTI) fulfills the roles of a central statistical training institute as well as a special training institute for statistics in Japan. SRTI provides various statistical training courses for the personnel of national and local governments with the aim of imparting statistical knowledge and skills in duties such as the compilation of statistics, statistical analysis, and the use of statistical data. Training contents or training methods are changing to meet the needs of training and, for example, based on development of ICT. This presentation explains initiatives and challenge of SRTI for effective training.