Developing digital capability: data literacy

Develop your data literacy skills to use data more effectively in your job.

  • Online
  • One standalone session, or part of a series of six themed courses
  • Two hours
  • £95 - £150 + VAT

This course will be held on

  • 20 March 2024

    • Online
    • 10:00 – 12:00


This introductory, interactive two-hour online workshop is designed to help you develop your data literacy skills, which are essential for working with data in today's world. We will cover various topics related to data, including analysis, visualisation, management, and credibility.

Throughout the workshop, you will learn about different tools and techniques you can use to work with data effectively. By the end of the workshop, you will have a better understanding of data literacy and how it can be applied in your professional and personal life. You will also receive a list of resources that you can use to continue your learning journey beyond the workshop.


  • Gain confidence and knowledge around data literacy
  • Share good practice and learn from others
  • Take away materials and skills for further independent learning
  • Create ideas for activities to carry out with learners and/or staff members

Who should attend

This workshop is aimed at teaching practitioners, learning technologists, library and learning resource staff and professional services staff.

Training outcomes

  • Explore Jisc’s definition of data literacy
  • Consider how data can be used more effectively in your job role/organisation
  • Assess the credibility and reliability of data
  • Communicate data effectively
  • Identify appropriate practices around data management


  • Jisc member - £95 + VAT
  • Non-member not-for-profit - £115 + VAT
  • Other organisations - £150 + VAT

Member types and VAT information

  • Jisc members - typically publicly funded FE, HE and research institutions
  • Non-members - Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers
  • VAT - is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact if you require more information


For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.