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Statistical Education

The Statistical Education Section facilitates and promotes engagement with, and advancement of, valued statistical teaching practice at all levels of learning.

Our aim is to collaborate with and unite primary, secondary, tertiary education and industry as part of informing and developing statistical education nationally and internationally, and increasing the accessibility of, and interest in, statistics.


Chair: Professor Peter Howley
Assistant Chair: vacant

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Some of the things we are engaged with:

National Schools Literacy Project - creativity, communication, collaboration!
Teams of students engage in this project-based learning activity via an investigation, on any topic, which uses data collection, exploration, visualisation and interpretation, and develop a poster (for online submission) that reports upon their investigation. Find out more here.

Animated videos and complementary supporting materials on introductory statistics topics 
for primary and secondary teachers – and first year students are available from

Resources for teaching statistics (Eurostat's Education Corner)

News from the Statistical Education Section - please click here.


Statistics at Australian Universities - An SSAI-sponsored Review, December 2005

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The Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) is the home for professionals working in statistics. A place where you belong, connect with others, advance your career and feel inspired.

Our core purpose is to connect you with great people and great opportunities, so you can be successful in your current role and with your career aspirations.

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