Digital Earth Africa Training

Welcome to the Digital Earth Africa training course!

This is a 6-week, self-paced online course. It should take around 2 hours per week to complete. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Certification of Completion at the end of training.

To get started, watch the short introductory video below. Then click Session 1: Introduction to begin. Other sessions will be added as the course progresses.

Should you require help, see the Frequently asked questions and Contact us pages.

Latest Updates

  • 21/01/2021: Virtual live sessions run by our course convenors have resumed for 2021. We encourage all current and past course participants to join in.

  • 15/12/2020: If you have completed any or all sections of the Digital Earth Africa training course, complete our participant survey.

  • 14/12/2020: An extra session on Python basics for geospatial analysis has been added. The session is optional, standalone, and provides a more detailed introduction to the Python programming language.

  • 09/12/2020: All six assessment quizzes can be accessed from the Quiz index. page. Score full marks on each quiz to receive a Certificate of Completion. Questions about the Certificate of Completion? See the FAQ.

  • 20/11/2020: The training material can be downloaded as a single PDF from the page Download course content. Note videos and Sandbox access are not available offline.

  • 05/11/2020: The GIS web services tutorial is live.

  • 28/10/2020: Confused about geomedians? See the new geomedian widget.