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November 13, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS from the INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL INSTITUTE (ISI)


60th ISI WSC 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The ISI and the World Bank Group are pleased to announce funding opportunities for developing country participants to next ISI World Statistics Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Deadline is 16th January 2015. More>>

Bulletin 1 is now available. More>>

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August 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News: Group wants DepEd to review proposed Statistics curriculum


ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted at 08/23/2014 4:57 PM | Updated as of 08/23/2014 4:57 PM
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/08/23/14/group-wants-deped-review-prop...

MANILA -- A group of statisticians called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to review its proposed statistics curriculum under the K-12 program, citing problems in its planned implementation.

In a statement posted by its current president, Jose Ramon Albert, the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI) listed down several issues that they asked the education department to consider prior the implementation of its new statistics curriculum.

Under the new curriculum, concepts in statistics are being proposed to be taught from grades 1 to 8, and grade 10. The subject would be culminated in the second semester Grade 11 Math course in statistics.

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August 23, 2014

POSITION PAPER ON THE PROPOSED STATISTICS CURRICULUM IN K-12


We, the undersigned, officers, as well as past Presidents, of the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI), recognize the current efforts of the Department of Education (DepED) to enhance basic education in the country. We laud the DepED for using the K-12 program as a mechanism for long overdue changes in the basic education curriculum. Concepts in Statistics are being proposed to be taught from Grades 1 to 8, and Grade 10, culminating in the second-semester Grade 11 Math course in Statistics. We extol these efforts to improve statistical literacy among Filipino learners, so that they can become effective citizens in this age of ICT and Big Data.

On behalf of the country’s sole scientific society of individuals and institutions committed to the promotion of the proper use of Statistics, we would like to call the attention of DepED to a few matters that will affect the teaching of Statistics to our young:

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2014 PSAI Annual Conference and Training


Start Date: Sep 10 2014 - 08:00
End Date: Sep 12 2014 - 17:00
Location: Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, Cebu City

Bulletin No. 1 - Announcement and Invitation
Bulletin No. 2 - Call for Papers and Other Announcements
Bulletin No. 3 - List of Hotels
Registration Form

Module II: Data Analysis and Modeling with R


Start Date: Aug 13 2014 - 08:00
End Date: Aug 15 2014 - 17:00
Location: Philippine Statistical Research and Training Insitute (PSRTI)

Course Description
Location Map

 

Registration Fee:
Member           Php10,500.00
Non-Member   Php12,000.00

 

List of PSAI Training Offerings for CY 2014