Join us

Support the Development of World-Class Data Science Training and Education Across the EU.

We need organisations and individuals in the EU to contribute and collaborate with EDSA to shape data science training and curricula, and also measure the data science skills demand in their country.

We’d be delighted to have your help as a partner on this project!

Benefits:

  • Support EDSA and become associated with the brand of the first EU-wide initiative on data science training and education
  • Help shape an evolving data science curriculum endorsed by the European Commission through its Horizon 2020 programme
  • Improve the quality of data science training available across the EU by reusing EDSA learning materials
  • Help create the next generation of world-leading data scientists by delivering co-branded training
  • Develop the community around data science training and education together with other EDSA members.

EDSA ambassadors

Local contacts / partners / institutions Relevance and benefits
Details Contact with local training initiatives that are relevant to the EDSA mission
  • Alignment of EDSA with local training initiatives
  • Local awareness of EDSA project
  • Joint, co-branded events
Contact http://edsa-project.eu/contact/ Further commitments:
Promote EDSA

EDSA members: demand analysis

Provide updates on local demand for data science skills Relevance and benefits
Details Demand analysis will inform our curricula design in each of the three years of the project
  • EDSA courses will target data science skills gaps across the EU
  • You will help EDSA establish connections to key data science players in your country and EU-wide
  • You will help EDSA run interviews with data science practitioners and educators to establish demand
  • We will provide up-to-date dashboards showing country-specific skills demands to reflect these differences
  • You will be given access to data and technology that will inform your own data science strategy
Contact http://edsa-project.eu/contact/ Further commitments:
Run at least ten interviews in your country/organization;
Promote EDSA

EDSA members: trainers

Contribute to the EDSA data science curricula Relevance and benefits
Details Curricula revisions once every year until 2018
  • EDSA courses will help train new data scientists to fill a growing skills gap
  • Courses will refresh in each year of the project to ensure that the most relevant data science topics are targeted
  • You will align your training offering with the curricula.
  • Your contributions will be published as an integral part of the EDSA curriculum and advertised by EDSA
Contact http://edsa-project.eu/contact/ Further commitments:
Help maintain EDSA curricula, in particular your learning materials;
Promote EDSA

EDSA members: universities

Run an EDSA certified Data Science curriculum Relevance and benefits
Details Certified curricula revisions once every year until 2018
  • EDSA courses will help train new data scientists to fill a growing skills gap
  • Your course will be certified by EDSA by adhering to our core values and being based on our demand-focused curricula design
  • You receive updates from EDSA regarding demand for specific skills/tools/technologies
  • Your course is listed on the EDSA website
Contact http://edsa-project.eu/contact/ Further commitments:
Help maintain EDSA curricula, in particular your learning materials; Promote EDSA; Your course will contain a core subset of EDSA topics; Your course adhere to core EDSA values (use of open data sets, hands-on, interactive exercises) and delivery principles (detailed below)

EDSA members: trainees

Provide feedback on our data science curricula Relevance and benefits
Details Data science training will be offered as part of the project.
  • EDSA courses will help train new data scientists to fill a growing skills gap
  • Courses will refresh in each year of the project to ensure that the most relevant data science topics are targeted
  • You will provide trainees to complete the EDSA courses, receiving world-leading training in data science
  • Your feedback on these courses will be invaluable in shaping future versions of the courses to ensure they meet the sector-specific needs of your organisation.
Contact http://edsa-project.eu/contact/ Further commitments:
Promote EDSA and disseminate news of the curricula and courses available