UNICEF : statistics and monitoring
As part of its work, UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, collects and analyses data on women and children worldwide. It conducts the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS). It is also responsible for the global monitoring of the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDG). This website provides country statistics, a tool for generating customised statistical tables, core indicators and details of MDG monitoring. The website is available in English, Spanish, French, Arabic and Chi
Introduction to linear dynamical systems : EE263 : Linear systems and optimization
This lecture course on linear dynamical systems is made available as part of Stanford Engineering Everywhere, an initiative from Stanford University licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States licence. Topics covered in the notes include: an overview of linear dynamical systems, linear functions, a review of linear algebra, orthonormal sets of vectors and QR factorisation, and the least squares method. The website includes video lecture notes in multiple formats with transcri
Statistics : investment in the future 2
Organised by Czech Statistical Office and others, to be held at Congress Centre of the Czech National Bank Prague Czech Republic from 2009-09-14 to 2009-09-15
Starter Course in Statistics
Organised by Statistical Services and Consultancy Unit, University of Hertfordshire, to be held at University of Hertfordshire, de Haviland campus Hatfield United Kingdom from 2009-06-09 to 2009-06-10
Introduction to Stata
Organised by Dept of Sociology, University of Surrey, to be held at Continuing Education Centre, University of Surrey Guildford United Kingdom from 2009-05-06 to 2009-05-06
Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis
Organised by Dept of Sociology, University of Surrey, to be held at Continuing Education Centre, University of Surrey Guildford United Kingdom from 2009-04-29 to 2009-04-29
Menu costs at work : restaurant prices and the introduction of the Euro
This paper on menu costs by Bart Hobijn, Federico Ravenna and Andrea Tambalotti was originally published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 121, August 2006. "Restaurant prices in the euro area increased dramatically after the introduction of the euro. We argue that this increase can be explained by a common model of menu cost pricing, extended to include the state-dependent decision of firms on when to adopt the new currency. Two mechanisms drive this result. First, firms concentrate
Storting and Sameting elections: Statistics Norway
This website is maintained by the Norwegian national statistical institution Statistics Norway. This section of its English language website provides free access to information and recent statistics about elections in Norway. It includes local elections and parliamentary elections in the Storting and Sameting. Topics covered include: historical trends in voter turnout levels, recent election results, numbers of member by party and sex in the Norwegian Parliament. Information on copyright and me
Leicestershire Statistics and Research Online (LSRO)
Leicestershire Statistics and Research Online (LSRO) is an excellent example of a community resource developed by a consortium of public bodies. It draws together in one place publically accessible statistics, data sets and official reports relating to Leicestershire. It is possible for users to search for the latest information and generate graphs and data relating to their local community. All aspects of local government services, policing, health services and population areas are covered. Tec
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Three: Developments in ESD: Introduction
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Three: Developments in ESD: Introduction
An introduction to science investigations: student teachers learning to work on process skills with
This is a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, at the University of Warwick on the 6-9 September 2006. This paper seeks to establish if previous qualifications in science impact on student teachers’ confidence and ability to manage science investigations. It also evaluates the effects of the students’ college course on their confidence.
NASA CONNECT Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space
In NASA CONNECT Dressed for Space, students learn about the suits astronauts wear in space and why sizing is critical for working in space. They learn how the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space suits were developed. Building on past space suit technologies, NASA engineers and researchers use functions and statistics to create the next generation of space suits for the International Space Station and beyond.
Statistics of Education: The Characteristics of Low Attaining Pupils
This is an excellent resource for those interested in finding out more about differences in pupil attainments and, in particular, investigating some of the characteristics of those pupils who are described as being ‘low attainers’.
Statistics of Education; the characteristics of high attainers
A 125 page report by the National Statistics Office on the characteristics of high attaining pupils in primary and secondary schools.
NASA CONNECT Team Extreme: The Statistics of Success
In NASA CONNECT, Team Extreme: The Statistics of Success, focuses on NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate and the teamwork required to produce a successful space mission. Students will learn about the numerous systems, skills and capabilities involved in a mission and how NASA manages and integrates these systems. Students will draw a parallel between the teamwork used in a NASA mission and find out how teamwork energizes the popular sport of auto racing. Grades 6-8.
NASA CONNECT Rocket to the Stars: Introduction to Algebra
In NASA CONNECT Rocket to the Stars, students will learn the basic science concepts of work and energy and see how algebra can be used to help explain both concepts. NASA is working on new ways of powering spacecraft that will reduce the travel time to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Students will be introduced to two cutting edge innovative propulsion technology programs, Prometheus and VASIMR, that will allow crewed and uncrewed vehicles to explore the distant reaches of the solar system. Grades 6
An Introduction to Mentoring in ITE
This is a TTRB glossary item that introduces the process of mentoring within Initial Teacher Education and Training.
Introduction to the Library Online
Introduction to the Library Online - Paula Sands Keywords:Library
CSSJ: Cohen Conference: Introduction
Rescuing Justice and Equality: Celebrating the Career of G.A. Cohen - Conference at the Centre for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ), Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. Friday 23 and Saturday 24 January 2009 On January 23-24 2009, with the generous support of Philosophy and Public Affairs, the Centre for the Study of Social Justice will be hosting a conference to celebrate the career of G.A. Cohen, who is retiring after 23 years as Chichele Professor of So
Introduction to civil engineering measurement
This is a video of part of the module Civil Engineering Measuring from the 2009/10 BSc (Hons) degree programme Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying. It covers an introduction to civil engineering, civil engineering measurement and the commercial processes of civil engineering management. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Ac