How to build your team’s data science skills from scratch

Part one: The importance of learning Python.

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But first… Why learn to code?

Knowing how to code gets us closer to the essence of the social issues we are trying to address.

How to get started

Find motivated staff and protect their time

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Datacamp’s Data Scientist with Python course

Choose a good online course

Create a peer support group

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Practice on a real project, as soon as possible

What’s next?

We combine social and financial insight to help our partners make a difference to enduring problems — where outcomes are poor and costs of failure high.

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