Upcoming e-Learning Course

19 February - 16 March 2018| On-line
First e-Learning course on Integrated Economic Statistics to support 2008 SNA implementation

The course will provide a strong foundation for the practical understanding and application of the 2008 System of National Accounts methods for specific topics. The objectives of the training program are (i) rationalize data sources for economic statistics and understand the inter-linkages between the various data collections and compilations (ii) plan for effective economic census questionnaires and tabulation plans and (iii) plan for the use of economic census results for other economic data collections and in the compilation of national accounts.

1 - 29 March 2018 |On-Line course
First e-Learning course on Price Statistics
The course will provide a strong foundation for the practical understanding and application of the theory of price indices, techniques for price index construction and compilation. It is designed for mid-to-senior level price statisticians and similar level statisticians in charge of designing, data collection, processing and dissemination of price data collections.
The objectives of the training program are to (i) introduce principles of measuring prices and the different valuations associated with price measurement (ii) explain the theory of price indices and practical use of price indices; and (iii) discuss price collection procedures, index compilation and data quality control measures.
April 2018| On-line
e-Learning course on Food balance sheet

This is an e-learning course, will cover topics on Food Balance Sheet (FBS), relating to
 Basic concepts and main uses related to FBS
 Process for compiling FBS, in particular, how to collect the necessary information, fill the supply and utilization account, standardize and aggregate the estimates and apply various balancing and imputation of missing data methods
 Compile FBS and derive per capita estimates using the recommended and alternative approaches

Objective: Improve the capacity of countries to adopt cost-effective and reliable methods for producing minimum set of agricultural and rural statistics
May 2018| On-line
e-Learning course on Introduction to Official Statistics
July 2018| On-line
e-Learning course on R for Official Statistics
August 2018| On-line
12th Basic-level e-learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA): Integrated Transaction Accounts
September 2018| On-line
Second E-learning Course on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) Central Framework
October 2018| On-line
10th Intermediate-level e-learning Course on System of National Accounts (SNA): Integrated Transaction Account
World Bank Offers Open On-line Courses on Gender Statistics [22 February to 25 March 2016]
Whether you are a statistician, or a user of statistics who aim to influence the process of gender statistics collection, analysis and use, you can benefit from these two online courses offered on a newly launched Open Learning Campus (OLC) platform of the World Bank Group:

-   Gender Equality and Development – Overview (Self-paced)
-   Gender-informed Statistics (Facilitated)
Note: In order to take the facilitated course, you need to first complete the self-paced course

Population and Housing Censuses with Agricultural Censuses

Open online course on linking population and housing census is now available. This course has been developed as part of the training component of the "Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics". The course is based on the Guidelines for Linking Population and Housing Censuses with Agricultural Censuses, prepared jointly by FAO and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The aim of the course is to provide practical guidance for implementing a cost-effective census strategy by coordinating the population and housing census with the agricultural census.
The course is open to all and is self-paced.
To register and for more information, go to: http://www.fao.org/elearning/#/elc/en/course/STAT