Finding data in Scotland

I’ve delivered data journalism training in Scotland twice in the past few months, and thought I’d share some tips on what data is available there, given that most guidance on data journalism focuses on data in England or the US. General statistics and data Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics has a ‘data download’ page which allows you […]

Useful education links for April 2nd through April 13th

TweetThese are the education links we found interesting between April 2nd and April 13th: Primary school pupils face rise in large classes – In 1998 Labour made it illegal for class sizes to go beyond 30 for children aged four … Continue reading

Number of employees on zero hour contracts doubles in 6 years

Official data shows a dramatic increase in the number of people on zero hour contracts since 2005, writes Danielle Hudspith. In the six years since then the number of people working on zero hour contracts between April and June rose from … Continue reading

Get the data: Olympic athletes

The Spreadsheet Journalism blog has published a set of data on all Olympic athletes from London 2012, including medals won, age, height, weight, gender, DOB and birthplace. Let us know if you do anything with it! Thanks to Muckraker‘s Lyra McKee … Continue reading