Teaching Statistics – Despite Its Applications
Article first published online: 2 APR 2007
Volume 29, Issue 2, pages 44–48, June 2007
How to Cite
Ridgway, J., Nicholson, J. and McCusker, S. (2007), Teaching Statistics – Despite Its Applications. Teaching Statistics, 29: 44–48. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9639.2007.00276.x
- Issue published online: 2 APR 2007
- Article first published online: 2 APR 2007
Evidence-based policy requires sophisticated modelling and reasoning about complex social data. The current UK statistics curricula do not equip tomorrow's citizens to understand such reasoning. We advocate radical curriculum reform, designed to require students to reason from complex data.