Decision details

Establishing The Data Academy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Establishing our Data Academy is key to developing the skills needed to ensure evidence-based decision making and data literacy are invested in across NCC.




(a)      Cabinet approve the scaling up of the ‘Data Academy’ to utilise the Government Levy available spend of up to the aggregated amount of £1.5m (excluding VAT) commencing September 2024 for 2 years; and


(b)      authority be delegated to the Executive Director of Transformation and Resources, to award a contract or contracts to the provider(s) to manage and provide apprenticeships for the Data Academy, such provider(s) being identified following appropriate legal and procurement due diligence.

Report author: Audrey Kingham

Publication date: 09/07/2024

Date of decision: 09/07/2024

Decided at meeting: 09/07/2024 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 15/07/2024

Call-in deadline date: 14/07/2024

Current call-in Count: 0

Accompanying Documents: