Events

FUTURE EVENTS

Tenth International Conference on Teaching Statistics ICOTS10
Kyoto, 8-13 July 2018
Papers will be presented throughout the conference together with a Workshop on 8th July 2018, 9:30-16:00.
Developing statistical literacy related to civic statistics: Guidelines and classroom resources from ProCivicStat.

Call for Action Roundtable
Berlin, 27-28 August 2018
The Roundtable conference will familiarize participants with the work and rationale underpinning PCS, and will focus on the creation of a Call for Action focussed on Civic Statistics.

PAST EVENTS

Webinar at the Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics eCOTS 2018
23 May 2018. 10.00-1100 Eastern Daylight Saving Time, 14.00-15.00 GMT.
Access Iddo Gal’s webinar to post questions and engage in discussions, and to access the video and discussion thread after the event.

Data Science Education Webinar
25 June 2018 18.00-20.00 (German time), 16.00-18.00 GMT
A webinar by Joachim Engel as part of the Concord Consortium Data Science Education Webinar Series.

Learning to Teach Statistics with Open Data about Society
Paderborn, Germany 6-8 March 2018
Multiplier Event as part of the annual convention of GDM and DMV (Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik and Deutsche Mathematikervereinigung) comprising a mini-symposium, a Workshop on Teacher’s Day, and a keynote lecture.

Teaching and Learning from Data: Perspectives for Mathematics and Computer Science High School Curricula
Munich, Germany, March 27, 2018
Teacher Workshop presented at the 109th Federal Convention of STEM high school teachers (Bundeskongress des Vereins zur Förderung des mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Unterrichts)

Challenges and Innovations in Statistics Education
Szeged (Hungary), September 7-9, 2017
This Multiplier Conference attracted participants from across Europe to share experiences and ideas about new forms of statistics instruction for high schools and universities that can contribute to young people’s ability to understand quantitative evidence about key social phenomena that permeate civic life. The conference proceedings can be found here
http://www.eco.u-szeged.hu/english/research/conferences-workshops/challanges-and-innovations-in-statistics-education/about/about

IASE Roundtable Berlin July 2016
The ProCivicStat team led this event in collaboration with the International Association for Statistics Education and other sponsors. The Roundtable theme and scientific program was designed to contribute to the goals of IASE and ProCivicStat, and all other sponsors. We brought together teachers and researchers from around the world to work on the theme Promoting understanding of statistics about society. Our aim was to advance knowledge about ways to improve the understanding of statistics related to key social phenomena  – such as trends in migration, employment, equality, demographic change, crime, poverty, and human rights.

Papers have been presented at the following meetings:

  • 61st World Statistics Conference, Marrakesh, July 2017
  • International Association for Statistics Teaching, Rabat, July 2017
  • IASE Roundtable, Berlin, July 2016
  • ICME13 International Conference on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, July 2016

Project Meetings

ludwigsburg_participants_2015-10Ludwigsburg kick-off October 2015.
The kick-off meeting in Ludwigsburg gave an opportunity for partners to get to know each other, and to share experiences as teachers and researchers in statistics education. We explored some ideas on project processes and possible produces, and shared information about resources we had each worked with.
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haifa_meeting_2016-02Haifa February 2016
The Haifa meeting involved sharing of information about the work carried out since the Ludwidgsburg meeting, along with working sessions on specific project deliverables, such as the conceptual framework. Project communication methods to support the disparate partners were explored.