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Art of the possible – data science in government

Description: This course is aimed at senior managers in the GSS (Grade 7 and above). The session explores what data science is, why it’s needed across government and how it is currently being used. Participants will also be signposted to the wider support networks and capability building options available. The session is delivered through case […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
Two hours
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Awareness of new coding tools

Description: This course aims to provide participants with an awareness of the new coding tools. We will compare them with R and Python and discuss when they are best used. It is a non-technical course aimed at people with little or no knowledge of programming. It is for those who want to know more about […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
1 hour 30 minutes
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Big data and data science explained

Description: This course is aimed at all GSS staff. The course aims to explain what big data and data science are through the use of examples. Examples are taken from outside and inside government, including from the new Data Science Campus at the Office for National Statistics. The key aim of the session is to […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One hour
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Data science courses on the DataCamp website

Description: Courses offered by the DataCamp website take you from a complete data science beginner through to data visualisation, machine learning, forecasting, and beyond. All the learning takes place through your web browser, so there is no need to have extra software installed. There are currently over 100 different courses available, arranged into clear learning tracks so […]

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Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Online
Length
Various
Provider
DataCamp
Location
Online

Intermediate data science with R

Description: This course is about learning to tell stories with data using the R system. You will learn about the data science workflow (Reflection – Collection – Preparation – Analysis – Reporting) and how the Tidyverse, (a collection of R packages specifically developed for contemporary data science), assists at each stage of the flow in […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One and a half days
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Introduction to Python

Description: This is a newly redesigned two day course with a week between the sessions to allow assimilation of learning and time to practice. Learners must commit and sign up to both days by registering for a ticket for each day separately. Anyone who does not have a ticket for both days will be removed […]

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Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Face to face
Length
Two days
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Introduction to R

Description: This is a newly redesigned two-day course with a week between the sessions to allow assimilation of learning and time to practice. Learners must commit and sign up to both days by registering for a ticket for each day separately. Anyone who does not have a ticket for both days will be removed from […]

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Training category
Data science, Using statistical computer programs
Type of training
Face to face
Length
Two days
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
London, Newport, Titchfield

Modules of the MSc in Data Analytics for Government

Description: The MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) is a unique and flexible part-time MSc programme that combines modules in statistics and data science. It aims to build data science capability across government by equipping civil servants with a key set of skills required from a modern government data analyst. The modules of the […]

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Training category
Analytical, Data science
Type of training
Face to face
Length
Various
Provider
Various
Location
Newport, Titchfield, Southampton, Oxford
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