These video tutorials will familiarise you with a range of ABS products that are useful in the classroom. You can view transcripts of each segment by clicking on the triangle next to its heading.
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Includes: A brief introduction to, and aim of, the tutorial ABS Resources for Teachers.
Duration: 0:33 seconds
Size: 1.66MB Tutorials Introductory Video
Segment 2: Introductory video for Census topics
Welcome to the Census modules. The Census of Population and Housing runs every 5 years and provides the most detailed data available from the ABS. The tutorials in this segment will demonstrate four of the Census products available free from the ABS website. They are easy to use for students and provide meaningful analytical opportunities. For senior high school and tertiary students, more complex Census products such as CDATA and SEIFA are available. These are not covered in the following tutorials but further information about these products is available on the ABS website.
National Statistics for Commerce and Economic teachers
Segment 7: Introductory video - National Statistics for Commerce and Economic teachers
The economics curriculum relies on real data, and students are expected to understand what's happening now. The ABS is Australia’s official provider of economic data, and teachers can access this free data any time for use the in classroom. The following tutorial segments aim to provide a quick overview of some key national statistical products for economics and commerce teachers.
Includes: Finding Key National Indicators on the ABS website and a demonstration of how to access source publications.
Duration: 2:25 minutes
Size: 7.01MB Key National Indicators
Segment 9: Consumer Price Index
Includes: Finding Consumer Price Index (CPI) on the website and a demonstration of how to access a CPI education resource from the ABS Education pages.
Duration: 2:41 minutes
Size: 7.63 MB Consumer Price Index
Segment 10: National Accounts
Includes: A demonstration of the National Accounts themes page and how to find quarterly and annual GDP data.
Duration: 2:46 minutes
Size: 8.41 MB National Accounts
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