# SADC Course in Statistics Reviewing reports Module I4, Session 9.

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SADC Course in Statistics Reviewing reports Module I4, Session 9

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 2 Learning Objectives Suggest improvements to the text –of a report Relate tables and graphs –to the text of a report Suggest improvements to tables and graphs – that correspond to an improved text Relate reporting a survey –to the principles of official statistics

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 3 Activities 1.This presentation 2.Tanzania agriculture survey 3. A local survey report 4.Review

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 4 Reminder of sessions 1 and 2 Reading and writing reports You learn how to write reports By looking at examples of reports that have been produced Report is any product It may be a written report or a Powerpoint presentation or a play, or broadcast or a web page

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 5 Learning Objectives from sessions 1 and 2 From these two sessions you Recognised the value of good reporting Identified characteristics of a good report Suggested different ways of reporting

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 6 This session – review of reports We take examples from within SADC First a large survey called an agriculture sample census from Tanzania –We look at the technical report –And at some results –To help with a possible 2 nd edition Then a local survey –which we relate to the principles of official statistics

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 7 Activity 2: Tanzania survey Methodology report exists There is a technical guide plus questionnaire very useful that there is a pdf version use it and give praise for that In Module B2 you reviewed – some tables and graphs This is partly repeated But also with the accompanying text to review Designed for group work

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 8 Principles of Official Statistics Principle 4 states the following: The statistical agencies are entitled to comment on erroneous interpretation and misuse of statistics. Relevance here: If the local report is from the NSO then it should be available (on the web site???) and set a good example If from an NGO/University, etc Then principle 4 encourages the NSO to have a monitoring role – do they monitor? They need a structure to do this

To put your footer here go to View > Header and Footer 9 Activity 3: A local survey (Trainer to complete slide and add further slides as necessary)

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