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Video: EXPLORE Data Science Academy | AWS in SA

The data science academy teaches students how to solve real-world problems using the latest data science technologies.

Mar 10, 2021

Global opportunities open for local data science talent

It’s a great time to be a data scientist in SA, says Shaun Dippnall, CEO of Explore Group, noting the pandemic’s impact on data analytics recruitment.

Feb 8, 2021

SA’s thriving data centre industry leads to widening skills gap

The growing local data centre industry fuels demand for cloud skills, resulting in increasing desperation to fill the widening skills gap, say analysts.


Explore Data Science Academy debuts online data engineering course

Africa’s largest data science academy introduces an online data engineering course amid the increasing demand for cloud computing skills.


Government sets ambitious data science skills target

The ministry of communications and digital technologies reveals it’s targeting to train 50 000 data scientists as part of the second cohort of its skills development initiative.

Aug 17, 2020

Explore Data Science Academy sets up UK campus

The Explore Group, which founded the Explore Data Science Academy, is preparing to set up offices in the UK, having trained over 1 000 young data scientists in SA.

Jul 13, 2020

Nedbank bolsters data strategy with data science interns

The big-four bank puts data and analytics front and centre of its business strategy, committing to regularly upskill and employ data scientists.

Jun 30, 2020

eLearningCurve offers data science learning courses

The online education company introduces a data science certification programme targeted at working professionals.

Dec 5, 2019

Cash-strapped Cell C channels funds to data scientists

The financially-constrained telco invests R5 million in a partnership with Explore Data Science Academy to train local youth and upskill its employees.


Explore Data Science Academy spreads its wings abroad

The local academy introduces online data science courses, underpinned by the universal shortage of data science skills.


Data science skills demand fuels academy’s expansion

Durban will be the third home of SA’s first data science institution, as it prepares for its largest student intake.

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