1) Basic Information
|Training material title|
|Statistical Metadata: European Statistical Training Programme (ESTP) introductory training course|
|Brief description and comments|
|This course is part of the annual European Statistical Training Programme, the purpose of which is "to enhance the vocational training of European statisticians by providing the opportunity to participate in European and international training courses at postgraduate level and other learning opportunities" (full details of the programme can be found at
This 2-day course, offered by Statistics Netherlands in conjunction with other organizations, covered many topics including, amongst others: 'what is metadata?'; an introduction to SDMX; the ESS metadata standards; dissemination databases; and 'quality and metadata'. The page linked below contains slides from all presentations delivered during the course, as well as exercises. The 2013 edition of the course was delivered by Tjalling Gelsema (CBS Netherlands) and Petr Elias (Czech Statistical Office)
Methodology of Data Collection, Processing, Dissemination & Analysis
2) Contact details and how to find the material
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Eurostat and Statistics Netherlands
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