Application Deadline: March 10th 2015
People who fit the following profile:
- Data savvy: has experience working with data and a passion for teaching data skills.
- Social change: understands and interested in the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the media in bringing positive change through advocacy, campaigns, and storytelling.
- Has some facilitation skills and enjoys community-building (both online and offline) – or, eager to learn and develop their communication and presentation skills
- Eager to learn from and be connected with an international community of data enthusiasts
- Language: a strong knowledge of English – this is necessary in order to communicate with other fellows, to take part in the English-run online skillshares and the offline Summer Camp
The School of Data is looking for people based in low-, lower-middle, and upper-middle income countries as classified by the World Bank, and There is funding for Fellows in the following geographic regions:
- One fellow from Macedonia
- One fellow from Central America – focus countries Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
- One fellow from South America – focus countries Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador
- Two fellows based in African countries (ie. two different countries)
- Two fellows based in Asian countries (ie. two different countries)
What does the fellowship include?
As a School of Data fellow, you’ll be part of the 9-month programme, which includes the following activities:
- guided and independent online and offline skillshares and trainings, aimed to develop data and leadership skills,
- individual mentoring and coaching;
- an appropriate stipend equivalent to a part time role;
- Participation in the annual School of Data Summer Camp, which will take place in May 2015 – location to be confirmed.
- Participation in activities within a growing community of School of Data practitioners to ensure continuous exchange of resources, knowledge and best practices;
- Training and coaching of the fellow in participatory event management, storytelling, public speaking, impact assessment etc;
- Opportunities for paid work – often training opportunities arise in the countries where the fellows are based.
- Potential work with one or more local civil society organisations to develop data driven campaigns and research.
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