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PCIEERD trains 141 new data scientists

Sunday, April 14, 2019 12:00 AM    Views : 789by:Mikael Angelo Francisco

In line with its goal of promoting data science in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) has produced 141 new data training graduates.

The trainess took the Learning at Scale training sessions, for which PCIEERD partnered up with local startup MOOCs PH. The Learning at Scale trainings are based on lessons developed by international universities via the Coursera online educational platform.

The graduates made it to the advanced courses of the data science track training program, which tackle modules from Johns Hopkins University’s Data Science specialization program.

PCIEERD seeks to train more data scientists to keep up with expected market demand in the Philippines and abroad.

Source: https://www.flipscience.ph/news/twist-april-7-13-2019/

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