Training


DataFirst is involved in training and technical support for microdata management and usage in Africa.  Training undertaken by the unit includes regular workshops on survey analysis to train African quantitative social scientists.

The unit also maintains the website for a web course on The Analysis of South African Household Survey Data which is a distance learning tool to advance regional quantitative analysis skills. The course is free and self-paced.

DataFirst works with the International Household Survey Network's OECD funded project, the Accelerated Data Program to provide tools and training for the management and dissemination of African census and survey microdata. 

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development

This diploma is intended to equip participants with the survey and data skills to contribute to the policy debates in South Africa and the world. Both the practical data skills as well as the theoretical understanding of the development and policy context will be emphasised.

 

Short courses

Please note: To minimise the spread of COVID-19, the University of Cape Town has opted to minimise physical contact as far as possible.  Our courses will be offered online.  Click on the course name for more information.

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