Culled entirely from: https://schoolofdata.org/fellowship-programme/
Who can apply to become a fellow?
- Data savvy: has experience working with data and a passion for teaching data skills.
- Understands the role of Non-Governmental Organisations (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 society.
- Has some facilitation skills and enjoys community-building (both online and offline).
- Eager to learn from and be connected with an international community of data enthusiasts.
How can I apply?
What kind of activities will fellows carry out?
- Develop and maintain mentoring relationships with specific organisation(s) offering concrete ongoing and demand-driven support
- Organise and lead School of Data events for specific communities or organisations (e.g. data expeditions and data clinics)
- Organise custom trainings for local initiatives or organisations
- Offer constructive feedback for learners on projects (often in the local language)
- Be an active member of a School of Data language community including blogging and tweeting
- Help reviewing, creating, translating, and localising materials
- Collaborate with, and support, other School of Data fellows and organisations, including support in the local language and beyond
How will School of Data support the fellows?
- Provide a globally recognised community and programme which includes mentors, fellows, educators, and partners
- Organise a 9-month programme including online and offline trainings aimed at developing data and leadership skills as well as individual coaching
- Support the fellows to select local organisations to support and define clear, measurable objectives for their fellowships
- Implement an evaluation process tracking the deliverables of the fellowship.
- Connect fellows with a growing community of School of Data practitioners and ensure continuous exchange of resources, knowledge, and best practices
- Connect with and organise training sessions and coaching with renowned experts in the areas of participatory events management, storytelling, public speaking, etc.
- Facilitate opportunities for paid work, including fundraising for stipends to ensure ongoing availability and reactiveness to the needs of learners; see below for more information on the stipend
- Work with one or more local civil society organisations to develop data-driven campaigns and research