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Empowering everyone with free data skills programs

Data is all around us–and knowing how to use it can give a competitive advantage. With free online data skills training designed to fit your busy life, you can level up your data knowledge and gain valuable, in-demand skills and new opportunities.

Free data literacy training for individuals

Get started with hands-on free data skills training. These bite-sized units are customized so that you quickly learn how to use, explore, and communicate more effectively with data

Free data literacy guide for organizations

Jump-start data skills for your organization with our free Bring Data Skills to Your Workforce Guide. You’ll be able to get your team on the same page with simple and prescriptive steps to use data to be more efficient and productive across your business.

Join the data skills movement


Broaden your capabilities with in-demand data skills and join the movement by investing in you. Start with our free eLearning, then use the Share Now link below to let your actions inspire others to help close the data skills gap.


Join the movement by teaching students critical thinking and analytical skills using our ready-made curricula and resources for higher education. Then use the Share Now link below to let your actions inspire others to help close the data skills gap.


Join the movement by enabling your teams with the data skills they need to make faster, better decisions using the new Data Skills 10 Million Workforce Education Guide. Then use the Share Now link below to let your actions inspire others to help close the data skills gap.

Share how you’ll help grow the movement by making the #PledgeForData now!

Share how you’ll help grow the movement by making the #PledgeForData now!

Partners in the #PledgeForData movement

We’ve partnered with data-driven organizations to help drive the movement forward, from Tableau's Business Analyst Professional Certificate on Coursera (coming soon!) and the nearly 40 colleges committed to building data skills on our Tableau for Teaching Advisory Council to Pathstream’s data and business analytics certificate program for non-traditional students.

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Everyone, regardless of their position or department, must know and embrace the language of data to help their organization tackle its difficult problems.

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Data education for the future

It’s never too early—or late!—to teach data skills and critical thinking. Tableau Academic Programs provides free, ready-made learning and teaching resources, curricula, and analytics software for students and instructors.

Tableau for Teaching

Teach data skills across all disciplines and levels in your classroom for free. Since 2011, 45K+ instructors have used free software and teaching resources to ignite creativity and data problem-solving.

Tableau for Students

We connect students with free software and resources to learn how to speak data with Tableau—building the in-demand skills they need to stand out, get hired, and make a difference.

Data Kids

Make data fun! Bring data to life with free educational resources and activities that introduce kids to the most important skills they’ll need in the future: data skills.

The impact of data literacy

Widespread data literacy—the ability to explore, understand, and communicate with data—is necessary for a strong Data Culture and helps people and businesses thrive. By prioritizing and investing in data literacy, organizations reduce the analytics skills gap, experience greater collaboration, gain competitive advantages, and more. Discover how to get started, find expert guidance, and access key resources.


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Learn more Data Skills from the Tableau Community

Get started by exploring the programs and projects that bring the community to life. Connect with fellow data enthusiasts, improve your visualization skills, or learn something new with a global community in your corner. There is no wrong way to begin and no better time to get started. 

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