More Filipinos encouraged to join 10,700 data science scholars

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Filipinos are encouraged to maximize their time at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic by enrolling in an online training under the project Smarter Philippines through Data Analytics Research and Development, Training and Adoption (Project Sparta).

The trainings are free of charge through scholarships under the project.

“It is our goal to upskill 30,000 Filipinos who will be capable to handle big data generated by the different government agencies as well as other entities in the country. We put weight on this initiative as we believe that data science can ultimately change and boost government processes, for the benefit of each Filipino; and even solve some of our country’s major problems,” said Executive Director Dr. Enrico Paringit of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD).

In partnership with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), Analytics Association of the Philippines and

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