Exceptionally motivated fresh young graduates

Providing exceptionally motivated young STEM graduates in Africa with training to be a job-ready Data Scientist.


Job ready data scientists

Online training with dedicated tutors and community managers.  13 competencies and 6Cs of value.  We get you job-ready.


Career as a Data Scientist

Training that gets you job ready.  Top performers linked to real jobs.

10 Academy identifies, trains and enables exceptionally talented young Africans to have an outsized impact on the world.

10 Academy’s vision is thousands of exceptionally talented Africans making social contributions that can go onto impact millions of people in Africa and the rest of the world is inspired by the following quote:
The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic — in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea — known to medical science is work. -Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (15 Apr 1920-2012)

10 Academy provides unique value to trainees in 6 areas:

  • Connections to currently advertised jobs for top performers
  • Curated Content – All trainees can access high quality content that has been vetted by experts
  • Community – Fellow trainees , experts and tutors create a community.
  • Certification – Completion of the course leads to a certificate and a portfolio of results
  • Completeness – Course provides the complete range of skills needed for a real data science job
  • Cost – Training is free.  Trainees that match into a paying job through 10 Academy that earn above a minimum salary will be asked to make a contribution to the program to allow the program to grow.

Responding to the impact of the CoronaVirus on higher education in Africa, 10 Academy is launching a special online-only training course: 50x trainees that have completed (or will complete) undergraduate studies in 2019 or 2020 will receive 3 months of online training providing them with the full range of competencies required to become a job ready data scientist.

Further information and application here.

Applications for the 2020 cohort are now closed. If you are interested in learning about our future offerings kindly join our mailing list to be informed. To do so, please click on this link and fill in the form. Thank you.

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