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Apply now for the next round of the Data Science Accelerator

Learning and development

Dear colleagues, We are now open for applications to the next cohort of the Data Science Accelerator (August – October 2019 intake). We’re also recruiting data scientists to volunteer their time as mentors. If you or a colleague is interested in volunteering as a mentor, please kindly let me know as soon as possible. The Accelerator is an award-winning up-skilling programme which has been […]

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Data Science Campus MDataGov Sponsorship 2019-2020

Learning and development

Following the successful Data Science Campus master sponsorship which we offered in 2016, 2017 and 2018, we are pleased to sponsor another cohort of civil servants to start the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) in the 2019 to 2020 academic year. The Data Science Campus sponsorship is subject to the MDataGov application being […]

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New online learning opportunities

Learning and development

The Learning Academy are excited to share with you new online learning modules available for all staff in the Government Statistical Service (GSS) free of charge! Courses now available as online modules Introduction to administrative data Introduction to statistical disclosure control Introduction to data ethics Introduction to quality in statistics Introduction to data linking Introductory […]

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Apply now for the Data Science Accelerator Programme

Data science, Learning and development

What is the Data Science Accelerator Programme? The accelerator is an award-winning programme recognised for its impact on increasing capability. It gives analysts from across the public sector the opportunity to develop their data science skills by delivering a project of value to their organisation. The programme is backed by the Government Digital Service, Office for National Statistics, Government Office […]

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Opportunities to get involved at Full Fact

Learning and development

Full Fact is the UK’s independent fact checking charity. We often refer to them as our “critical friend”. They give us feedback on our publications and sometimes criticise our work, but it’s all in the name of providing users with clear information that allows them to make informed decisions. Working with Full Fact can provide […]

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Apply for modules of MSc in Data Analytics

Learning and development

What is on offer?  The Data Science Campus and the Learning Academy invite you to apply for various modules in the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) in 2019. Module dates in 2019 These MDataGov modules will be taught at ONS offices by Oxford Brookes University. All modules have now been confirmed. We still have […]

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Statistical online learning modules

Learning and development

The Learning Academy is offering two introductory courses online – Statistical Disclosure Control and an Introduction to Administrative Data. They are also adding a new course on data ethics. How do I sign up? You’ll need to register your interest: Introduction to Administrative Data Statistical Disclosure Control Introduction to Data Ethics Once you have registered you […]

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New programming courses from the Learning Academy

Learning and development

New programming courses Learning Academy and Data Science Campus are excited to announce new awareness and introductory level programming courses in R and Python. These new courses form the first steps of new learning pathways for programming and will help to build our capability and support our transformation efforts. These learning pathways have been designed […]

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