Teaching Statistics Trust

activities include:

  • publication of the journal  

Teaching Statistics

  • promoting statistics in schools, colleges and society
  • funding initiatives in statistical education
  • delivering the Teaching Statistics Trust Lecture

Teaching Statistics Prizes

Each year, two prizes are awarded for articles appearing in the journal.

The C. Oswald George Prize iecognises the best paper, especially those submitted by younger authors, in the field of applied statistics.

List of winners.

The Peter Holmes Prize aims to highlight excellence in motivating practical classroom activity and is awarded to the best classroom idea.

List of winners.

Teaching Statistics Trust




Neil Sheldon Chair

Stella Dudzic Treasurer

Neville Davies

Jenny Freeman

Russell Geach

Gerald Goodall

Rhys Jones

Darren Macey

Helen MacGillivray




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The Teaching Statistics Trust Lecture 


The first TST Lecture, on Risk Literacy, was given by Sir David Spiegelhalter in 2017. Register here to view the lecture. You will also be able to access classroom resources and obtain a discount on the journal.

The second TST Lecture, on Statistical Problem Solving, was given by Christine Franklin in 2018 at three locations, Cardiff, Glasgow and Plymouth universities. Video recordings of the lecture are available as follows:

Cardiff, Plymouth

The 2019 TST Lecture, 'We need to talk about statistics', was given by Neil Sheldon at more than a dozen locations around the UK. A video of the lecture as given at the Alan Turing Institute is available here

The 2020 TST Lecture has been postponed until 2021. The lecture will be given by Chris Wild at venues to be decided