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OPEN DATA ESSENTIALS

Welcome to the Open Data Institute’s e-Learning programme developed for the European Commission. This programme has been designed to enable you to discover what open data is and how it is changing the lives of everyone on our planet.

There are 13 lessons for you to explore covering the essentials of open data, how to plan and measure success and how to implement an open data programme technically. This programme is free and should take a maximum of 2-3 hours to complete.

What is Open Data?

Learn about open data through part 1 of this 13 part series

Unlocking Value from Open Data?

Learn about open data through part 2 of this 13 part series

Open Data Agent of Change

Learn about open data through part 3 of this 13 part series

Why Do We Need to License?

Learn about open data through part 4 of this 13 part series

What Makes Quality Open Data?

Learn about open data through part 5 of this 13 part series

Measuring Success for Open Data

Learn about open data through part 6 of this 13 part series

Why Should We Worry About Sustainability?

Learn about open data through part 7 of this 13 part series

Getting to Grips with Platforms

Learn about open data through part 8 of this 13 part series

Choosing the Right Format for Open Data

Learn about open data through part 9 of this 13 part series

How Useful is my Data?

Learn about open data through part 10 of this 13 part series

How to Clean Your Data

Learn about open data through part 11 of this 13 part series

Finding Hidden Data on the Web

Learn about open data through part 12 of this 13 part series

Linking Up the Web of Data

Learn about open data through part 13 of this 13 part series

This series of online training courses are derivatives of courses created by European Commission, used under CC-BY-SA 4.0.

Learn on the Go

Download the ODI Learning Lite app for iOS or Android and take the 13 open data courses with you anywhere. All course content, except videos, is available offline. Track your progress, earning badges as you progress.

Apple ODI Learning Lite

Google ODI Learning Lite

Open Data Skills Framework

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