Guide syllabus for in-service statistical training
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The attached Guide Syllabus has been prepared to assist African statistical offices in organizing in-service training courses. From information available to ECA, it appears that there are various types of in-service training which may be summarized in four main categories:Daily release courses Serving officers are released for cne day or more a week to attend courses in the statistical office designed to improve their knowledge and performance;Daily part-time course;In this approach the officers attend courses for a certain period each working day, say, two hours, and carry out their normal duties at other times;Sandwich courses' As the name implies the officers undergo a period of training usually about two weeks full-time- followed by a period of full-time work and another period of training of the same duration.