Our Events for the Data Education in Schools program aims to deliver a wide range of information about data science and digital literacy to teachers. Events will take the form of seminars, live interactive lessons and professional discussions all held online.

We will be offering a range of professional learning discussions around data and digital.  Topics will include:

  • The National Digital Literacies Framework
  • Statistics in every day life – Applications to exam marking and coronavirus data
  • Understanding Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Data & Our Planet, looking at the internet of things
  • Elections & Fake news

We hope to develop a range of blog posts reflecting on the discussion each week. Blog posts can be viewed on our News pages

If you have a topic or area of interest for an event please email us dataschools@ed.ac.uk

Time: 04:00 pm

Tune In To Data!

Music data and data music - tune in to find out more about the ways you can use music and data within the curriculum. Do you want to find out more about how the music you listen to creates data patterns? These data patterns; who is listening to what, where and how, can be used by the music industry and individual artists to inform the marketing, touring and creative decisions they make.

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Time: 11:00 am

Data Skills Live: Defend the Rhino

Save the rhino with data science Data Skills Live: Defend The Rhino 🦏

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Time: 04:00 pm

Data is Beautiful

Data, and the stories that they tell, can be visualised in many surprising ways. Find out more by coming along to Data is Beautiful. Data, and the stories that they tell, can be visualised in many surprising ways. They can take us beyond bar charts and graphs to new creative and playful representations of the world and its data.

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