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National skills ecosystem - call to action

In this Community Action session working groups will be formed based on the challenges/opportunities that were prioritised in Community Action session #4.

  • Skilled trainers / facilitators

  • National training registry

  • National training event calendar

  • Jointly developed training

  • Research...

Keywords: national skills initiatives, data skills, training, skills community, training material

National skills ecosystem - call to action https://dresa.org.au/materials/national-skills-ecosystem-call-to-action In this Community Action session working groups will be formed based on the challenges/opportunities that were prioritised in Community Action session #4. - Skilled trainers / facilitators - National training registry - National training event calendar - Jointly developed training - Research support professionals: career/progression Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) national skills initiatives, data skills, training, skills community, training material
Skills initiatives at TERN

This presentation provides insight into current training efforts at TERN around data collection, data processing and data access and analytics. Highlighting various modes of training including hands-on data collection training, tutorials on deriving data, workshops, user manuals and training at...

Keywords: skills, training, infrastructure management, data management, TERN, ecosystems, training material

Skills initiatives at TERN https://dresa.org.au/materials/skills-initiatives-at-tern This presentation provides insight into current training efforts at TERN around data collection, data processing and data access and analytics. Highlighting various modes of training including hands-on data collection training, tutorials on deriving data, workshops, user manuals and training at domain conferences. A list of resources and tools has also been provided for those interested in wanting to know more. You can watch the video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/mgGuKUGCu2g Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) skills, training, infrastructure management, data management, TERN, ecosystems, training material
European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) skills & training working group

European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) skills & training working group

Keywords: international skills initiatives, skills, training, EOSC, capability building, skills uplift, skills development, digital skilled workforce, training material

European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) skills & training working group https://dresa.org.au/materials/european-open-science-cloud-eosc-skills-training-working-group European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) skills & training working group Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) international skills initiatives, skills, training, EOSC, capability building, skills uplift, skills development, digital skilled workforce, training material
Skills training & materials - developing sharing guidelines and agreements

Anyone who has developed training content - specifically hands-on, short format, data science training - will know that it is expensive and time consuming. As a rule of thumb, one can expect to spend 15-20 hours of development time per hour of delivery time.

Even once the main work is done,...

Keywords: training material, training, sharing guidelines, sharing agreements

Skills training & materials - developing sharing guidelines and agreements https://dresa.org.au/materials/skills-training-materials-developing-sharing-guidelines-and-agreements Anyone who has developed training content - specifically hands-on, short format, data science training - will know that it is expensive and time consuming. As a rule of thumb, one can expect to spend 15-20 hours of development time per hour of delivery time. Even once the main work is done, there are still ongoing maintenance demands, from correcting the inevitable typos and adapting to software version updates, to major rewrites as best practice techniques evolve. Few Australians training organisations have a funding mandate for developing training material for general use. Instead most of us build training for our own communities in response to demand from those communities, allocating our limited resources to the areas of perceived highest demand. Notwithstanding this local focus, most training organisations operate in similar research environments with similar community demands, so there are real opportunities for benefit from collaboration between those organisations. In this session we will discuss how such collaboration could occur and whether a standardised national agreement around sharing of training material is an achievable outcome. This session will not discuss co-delivery opportunities, institution-specific content such as HPC training and data management, or consolidation of existing similar workshops into a single course. These are important topics, but we don’t have time to do them justice today. Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) training material, training, sharing guidelines, sharing agreements
Role profiles for the Bureau's Stewardship Model

This presentation provides an overview of the approach being taken in the creation of a Data Stewardship framework that looks at the tools, guidance, skills and clarity of data stewardship roles at the Bureau of Meteorology. A major focus of the framework is the creation of role profiles which...

Keywords: role profiles, data stewardship, data governance, data management, skills, training, training material

Role profiles for the Bureau's Stewardship Model https://dresa.org.au/materials/role-profiles-for-the-bureau-s-stewardship-model This presentation provides an overview of the approach being taken in the creation of a Data Stewardship framework that looks at the tools, guidance, skills and clarity of data stewardship roles at the Bureau of Meteorology. A major focus of the framework is the creation of role profiles which provide the role description, assignment and key responsibilities. You can watch the YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/RLf6B-NIffU Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) role profiles, data stewardship, data governance, data management, skills, training, training material
Successful data training stories from NCI

NCI Australia manages a multi-petabyte sized data repository, collocated with its HPC systems and data services, which allows high performance access to many scientific research datasets across many earth science domains.
An important aspect is to provide training materials that proactively...

Keywords: skills, training, eresearch skills, HPC training, domain-specific training, reproducible workflows, training material

Successful data training stories from NCI https://dresa.org.au/materials/successful-data-training-stories-from-nci NCI Australia manages a multi-petabyte sized data repository, collocated with its HPC systems and data services, which allows high performance access to many scientific research datasets across many earth science domains. An important aspect is to provide training materials that proactively engages with the research community to improve their understanding of the data available, and to share knowledge and best practices in the use of tools and other software. We have developed multiple levels of training modules (introductory, intermediate and advanced) to cater for users with different levels of experience and interest. We have also tailored courses for each scientific domain, so that the use-cases and software will be most relevant to their interests and needs. For our training, we combine brief lectures followed by hands-on training examples on how to use datasets, using working examples of well-known tools and software that people can use as a template and modify to fit their needs. For example, we take representative use-cases from some scientific activities, from our collaborations and from user support issues, and convert to Jupyter notebook examples so that people can repeat the workfIow and reproduce the results. We also use the training as an opportunity to raise awareness of growing issues in resource management. Some examples include a familiarity of the FAIR data principles, licensing, citation, data management and trusted digital repositories. This approach to both our online training materials and workshops has been well-received by PhD students, early careers, and cross disciplinary users. Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) skills, training, eresearch skills, HPC training, domain-specific training, reproducible workflows, training material
ML4AU: Trainings, trainers and building an ML community

This lightning talk provides an update on the current state of machine lerning training activities. Additionally, the talk will introduce the training portal on the ML4AU website, which has been created to address some of the challenges faced by the trainer community.

You can watch the YouTube...

Keywords: machine learning, training, skills, community of practice, trainers, training material

ML4AU: Trainings, trainers and building an ML community https://dresa.org.au/materials/ml4au-trainings-trainers-and-building-an-ml-community This lightning talk provides an update on the current state of machine lerning training activities. Additionally, the talk will introduce the training portal on the ML4AU website, which has been created to address some of the challenges faced by the trainer community. You can watch the YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/cQS0guC5_Cg Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) machine learning, training, skills, community of practice, trainers, training material
eResearch Services and Capabilities

Over the last two years, the Federation for the Advancement of Victorian eResearch (FAVeR) has been working towards some understanding of the eResearch roles space, leading to the establishment of a project called 'Advancing the professionalisation of our eResearch workforce'.

The goal of this...

Keywords: skills, training, digitally skilled workforce, eresearch services, capabilities, training material

eResearch Services and Capabilities https://dresa.org.au/materials/eresearch-services-and-capabilities Over the last two years, the Federation for the Advancement of Victorian eResearch (FAVeR) has been working towards some understanding of the eResearch roles space, leading to the establishment of a project called 'Advancing the professionalisation of our eResearch workforce'. The goal of this project is to provide a common understanding of the eResearch capabilities, from which appropriate skill sets can be derived for positions or teams. In this presentation we will share an overview of the project, including: FAVeR and the APeRW Working Group, the eResearch Value Proposition and Chain, draft eResearch Services, and example capabilities. In addition, we will share the early results of a planned community consultation, which has been proposed as a ‘Birds of a Feather’ session at eResearch Australasia 2020. This consultation aims to elicit feedback, from the broader eResearch community, on the following questions: ● Are there other aspects of eResearch Services? What falls outside the scope of the service and capabilities descriptions? ● Is there a priority between eResearch Services? e.g. Mandatory, optional, and dependencies. What’s required when for deploying an e/Digital Research support unit. What’s the priority order and what’s the minimum required? ● Is there a distinction between general and specialised capabilities? e.g. Are there cross service eResearch capabilities. This presentation will be of interest primarily to Decision-makers and managers and Digitally focussed research support professionals. Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) skills, training, digitally skilled workforce, eresearch services, capabilities, training material
Data Fluency: a community of practice supporting a digitally skilled workforce

This presentation showcases the impact of the Monash Data Fluency Community of Practice upon digitally skilled Graduate Research students involved as learners and instructors in the program. The strong focus on building community to complement training, has fostered an environment of learning,...

Keywords: skills, training, eresearch skills, data skills, online learning, pedagogy, train the trainer, digitally skilled workforce, training material

Data Fluency: a community of practice supporting a digitally skilled workforce https://dresa.org.au/materials/data-fluency-a-community-of-practice-supporting-a-digitally-skilled-workforce This presentation showcases the impact of the Monash Data Fluency Community of Practice upon digitally skilled Graduate Research students involved as learners and instructors in the program. The strong focus on building community to complement training, has fostered an environment of learning, networking and sharing of expertise. Hear what the Graduate research students have to say about the value of skills training and how it has impacted their research; how the community has enabled them to network with a broad range of researchers and affiliate partner groups they would not ordinarily be in contact with; how their research journey has been enhanced by working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as sharpening their teaching skills. The rapid refocus from face - face to online delivery, as a result of the pandemic, highlights the importance of the multi-faceted online approach including workshops, drop-in sessions, SLACK chat and online learning resources. As a result of the shift to online, the range of strategic external partner/affiliate groups has extended and demand for workshops and drop-ins has increased.  Learn how the instructors have altered their pedagogical approach to engage workshop and drop-in participants; how they have overcome some of the challenges of facilitating in an online environment; and how this is preparing them to become part of a digitally skilled workforce. Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) skills, training, eresearch skills, data skills, online learning, pedagogy, train the trainer, digitally skilled workforce, training material
OECD Report - Building digital workforce capacity and skills for data-intensive science (2020)

 

As a lead contributor to the OECD's Building Digital Workforce Capacity and Skills for Data-Intensive Science (2020) report, Dr Michelle Barker outlines in this presentation the goal of the report, i.e. to make recommendations to policy makers on how to facilitate the digital workforce...

Keywords: international skills initiatives, skills, training, OECD, EOSC, Capability building, Skills uplift, skills development, digital skilled workforce, training material

OECD Report - Building digital workforce capacity and skills for data-intensive science (2020) https://dresa.org.au/materials/oecd-report-building-digital-workforce-capacity-and-skills-for-data-intensive-science-2020   As a lead contributor to the OECD's Building Digital Workforce Capacity and Skills for Data-Intensive Science (2020) report, Dr Michelle Barker outlines in this presentation the goal of the report, i.e. to make recommendations to policy makers on how to facilitate the digital workforce capacity needed for data-intensive science, based on analysis of best practice. The presentation highlights: - Digital workforce capacity and COVID19: the importance of digital skills, the need for shared access to open data, software and code, and the shortfall in skills to enable a comprehensive response to such emergencies - The ongoing need for a digital skilled workforce for data-intensive science - Five focus areas in the report include: 1. Enablers for digital workforce capacity development 2. Defining needs: digital skills, frameworks and roles 3. Provision of training 4. Community development 5. Career paths and reward structures - Recommendations for actors incl. universities, national or regional governments Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) international skills initiatives, skills, training, OECD, EOSC, Capability building, Skills uplift, skills development, digital skilled workforce, training material
Astronomy Data And Computing Services - Upskilling the Australian astronomy community

The Astronomy Data And Computing Services (ADACS) initiative has been working with the Australian astronomy community for just over 3 years now. Our vision is to deliver astronomy-focused training, support and expertise to maximise the scientific return on investments in astronomical data &...

Keywords: astronomy, data skills, eresearch skills, skills, computational skills, training, skills gaps, astronomy-focused training, training material

Astronomy Data And Computing Services - Upskilling the Australian astronomy community https://dresa.org.au/materials/astronomy-data-and-computing-services-upskilling-the-australian-astronomy-community The Astronomy Data And Computing Services (ADACS) initiative has been working with the Australian astronomy community for just over 3 years now. Our vision is to deliver astronomy-focused training, support and expertise to maximise the scientific return on investments in astronomical data & computing infrastructure. During these last 3 years, we have delivered dozens of face-to-face, hands-on workshops and created several hours worth of online tutorial materials. This talk will focus on our journey to deliver this computational skills training to the community, exploring how we chose different delivery pathways and content, based both on community input as well as our professional expertise and understanding of existing skill gaps. Most importantly we will discuss our plans for the future and how we are working on actively including the community in developing new training material beyond the usual skills survey. Come along to this talk if you would like to hear about a national effort to deliver computational skills training and would like to know more about potential new avenues to provide just-in-time training and how to collaborate with ADACS.  Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) astronomy, data skills, eresearch skills, skills, computational skills, training, skills gaps, astronomy-focused training, training material
Accelerating skills development in Data science and AI at scale

At the Monash Data Science and AI  platform, we believe that upskilling our research community and building a workforce with data science skills are key to accelerating the application of data science in research. To achieve this, we create and leverage new and existing training capabilities...

Keywords: AI, machine learning, eresearch skills, training, train the trainer, volunteer instructors, training partnerships, training material

Accelerating skills development in Data science and AI at scale https://dresa.org.au/materials/accelerating-skills-development-in-data-science-and-ai-at-scale At the Monash Data Science and AI  platform, we believe that upskilling our research community and building a workforce with data science skills are key to accelerating the application of data science in research. To achieve this, we create and leverage new and existing training capabilities within and outside Monash University. In this talk, we will discuss the principles and purpose of establishing collaborative models to accelerate skills development at scale. We will talk about our approach to identifying gaps in the existing skills and training available in data science, key areas of interest as identified by the research community and various sources of training available in the marketplace. We will provide insights into the collaborations we currently have and intend to develop in the future within the university and also nationally. The talk will also cover our approach as outlined below •        Combined survey of gaps in skills and trainings for Data science and AI •        Provide seats to partners •        Share associate instructors/helpers/volunteers •        Develop combined training materials •        Publish a repository of open source trainings •        Train the trainer activities •        Establish a network of volunteers to deliver trainings at their local regions Industry plays a significant role in making some invaluable training available to the research community either through self learning platforms like AWS Machine Learning University or Instructor led courses like NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute. We will discuss how we leverage our partnerships with Industry to bring these trainings to our research community. Finally, we will discuss how we map our training to the ARDC skills roadmap and how the ARDC platforms project “Environments to accelerate Machine Learning based Discovery” has enabled collaboration between Monash University and University of Queensland to develop and deliver training together. Kathryn Unsworth (kathryn.unsworth@ardc.edu.au) AI, machine learning, eresearch skills, training, train the trainer, volunteer instructors, training partnerships, training material
Research Data Management (RDM) Online Orientation Module (Macquarie University)

This is a self-paced, guided orientation to the essential elements of Research Data Management. It is available for others to use and modify.
The course introduces the following topics: data policies, data sensitivity, data management planning, storage and security, organisation and metadata,...

Keywords: research data, data management, FAIR data, training

Resource type: quiz, activity, other

Research Data Management (RDM) Online Orientation Module (Macquarie University) https://dresa.org.au/materials/macquarie-university-research-data-management-rdm-online This is a self-paced, guided orientation to the essential elements of Research Data Management. It is available for others to use and modify. The course introduces the following topics: data policies, data sensitivity, data management planning, storage and security, organisation and metadata, benefits of data sharing, licensing, repositories, and best practice including the FAIR principles. Embedded activities and examples help extend learner experience and awareness. The course was designed to assist research students and early career researchers in complying with policies and legislative requirements, understand safe data practices, raise awareness of the benefits of data curation and data sharing (efficiency and impact) and equip them with the required knowledge to plan their data management early in their projects. This course is divided into four sections 1. Crawl - What is Research Data and why care for it? Policy and legislative requirements. The Research Data Life-cycle. Data Management Planning (~30 mins) 2. Walk - Data sensitivity, identifiability, storage, and security (~60 mins) 3. Run - Record keeping, data retention, file naming, folder structures, version control, metadata, data sharing, open data, licences, data repositories, data citation, and ethics (~75 mins) 4. Jump - Best practice FAIR data principles (~45 mins) 5. Fight - Review - a quiz designed to review and reinforce knowledge (~15 mins) https://rise.articulate.com/share/-AWqSPaEI_jTbHwzQHdmQ43R50edrCl0 * *Password: "FAIR" *Password: "FAIR" Any queries or suggestions for course improvement can be directed to the Macquarie University Research Integrity Team: Dr Paul Sou (paul.sou@mq.edu.au) or Dr Shannon Smith (shannon.smith@mq.edu.au). Scorm files can be made available upon request. research data, data management, FAIR data, training