About ISDJ

IndiaSpend School of Data Journalism (ISDJ) offers online credit-based courses for aspiring journalists, story writers, and data enthusiasts.

These courses are aimed at developing flexible modules that hone storytelling skills and narrative building techniques based on data and evidence.

Participants can register for a course online and based on modules completed, secure an online certification.

    About ISDJ

    IndiaSpend School of Data Journalism is a learning and upskilling platform for those looking to develop expertise in building data-backed and evidence-based narratives, storytelling prowess, simplifying complex datasets using visualizations, verification tools, and fact-checking techniques through on-demand video lectures delivered by subject matter experts.

    Aligned with IndiaSpend’s purpose of improving public discourse, IndiaSpend School of Journalism (ISDJ) encourages participants to utilize open data to analyze a range of issues with the broader objective of fostering better governance, transparency, and accountability and encouraging citizen engagement.

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    to leverage data and write compelling evidence-based stories in various formats.

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    to multiple free and paid courses that you can complete at your own pace.

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    your breadth of knowledge and learn from industry experts in the areas governance and policy.

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    your new skills by gaining certification for every course.

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