[okfn-ro] School of Data Fellowships - application extended until June 10!
milena.marin at okfn.org
Fri May 30 17:05:52 UTC 2014
Got data skills to share? Member of a community that wants to turn data
into information? Know about a data journalism or civic activism project or
organisation which need a push for using data more effectively? The School
of Data needs you! We are currently broadening our efforts to spread data
skills around the world, and people like you are crucial in this effort:
new learners need guidance and people to help them along the way. Stand out
and become a **School of Data Fellow**.
We are looking for people fitting the following profile:
Data savvy: has experience working with data and a passion for teaching
Understands the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and media
in bringing positive change through advocacy, campaigns, and storytelling.
Fellows are passionate about enabling partners to use data effectively
through training and ongoing support.
Interested or experienced in working with journalism and/or civil
Has some facilitation skills and enjoys community-building (both online
Eager to learn from and be connected with an international community of
As a School of Data fellow, you will receive data and leadership training,
as well as coaching to organise events and build your community. You will
also be part of a growing global network of School of Data practitioners,
benefiting from the network effects of sharing resources and knowledge and
contributing to our understanding about how best to localise our training
You will be part of a six-month training programme where we expect you to
work with us for an average of five days a month, including attending
online and offline trainings, organising events, and being an active member
of the School of Data community.
There are up to *10 fellowship positions* open for the July to December
2014 School of Data training programme. 2 of the fellowship positions are
available for Romania and Hugary!
*Got questions?* See more about the Fellowship Programme here
<http://schoolofdata.org/fellowship-programme/>and have a looks at
Asked Questions (FAQ) page <http://schoolofdata.org/fellowship-faq/>. If
this doesn’t answer your question, email us on schoolofdata at okfn.org
*Not sure if you fit the profile?* Have a look at who is a fellow now
*Convinced?* Apply now
become a School of data fellow. The application will be open until the 10th
of June 2014 and the programme will start in July 2014.
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