The open source, web-based learning system created by the University of Iceland has released a new version ( allowing real data sets to be used in exercises and tutorials. The standard version ( is still actively used by students of high school and university for learning statistics while the new one can be already experimented with.

The recent work on connecting official statistics data with the the tutor-web has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, Grant Agreement number 825696 — 2018-IS-Literacy.


"Using real data for statistics education in an open-source learning environment" published in the journal of Teaching Statistics

SAILS: an e-learning system using data of official statistics. Authors Violeta Calian Statistics Iceland, Anna Helga Jonsdottir University of Iceland, Gunnar Stefansson University of Iceland and Jamie Lentin Shuttle Thread. Paper from the Nordic Statistical Meeting 2019, Helsinki 26-28 August 2019.