‘Count Us In: Quantitative skills for a new generation’ calls for a cultural change across all phases of education and employment, together with a concerted, continuous national effort led by government. The findings and recommendations in ‘Count Us In’ are supported by evidence outlined in ‘State of the Nation’, a complementary report commissioned by the British Academy, from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
From driverless cars to cheating your fit bit, we hear how the explosion of data can shape our future for better and worse. And we ask: do we have a say in what's coming around the corner?
This new report from the British Academy offers a vision of how the UK can rise to the potentially transformational challenge of becoming a data-literate nation. Count Us In calls for a cultural change across all phases of education and employment, together with a concerted, continuous national effort led by government.
A series of private policy forums on using data from population studies in policy.
‘Society Counts: Quantitative Skills in the Social Sciences and Humanities’ (position statement, October 2012).