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Short courses Data Literacy

As we wrap up our work in corporate, we decided to reflect on a few of the lessons learnt along the way.

TRACE Data Literacy

As part of OpenUp's Transparent Corporates project, we've got some tips on how to investigate private entities using open data.

TRACE Data Literacy

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We help civil society and government use data and simple technology, effectively. Societies are successful when communities and governments work together. With our partners, we’re creating an ecosystem that supports informed, empowered and active citizens.

We provide technical advice, guidance for releasing and using open data, and build civic technology platforms that bridge communities and governments and solve people’s problems. Technology is not our focus, but rather a means to achieve our goals.

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We teach people the power of data

Our short courses teach people and organisations how to use data to find trends, spot stories and communicate effectively using information

Our courses are taught over one, two or three days. We’ll tailor them to fit your needs and we can integrate your organisation’s own datasets into the course.

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We are a group of post-corporate, tech and media professionals who cut our teeth in the commercial sector and now use our skills for social good

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