How to Tell a Story with Data: A Crash Course for Public Servants

Free Online Crash Course | Wednesday, 18 September 4-5PM BST | Exclusive for Public Servants & Policymakers

Using data to influence and guide policy is crucial to the success and effectiveness of government services. But that’s easier said than done.

This online workshop on storytelling with data will show you how you can take complex data and turn it into a compelling story that will help you change minds and influence others.

In this online workshop for public servants, you’ll learn:

  • How to filter out meaningful facts and knowledge from data
  • How to recognise the most powerful data and remove clutter
  • How to use data in convincing narratives that will influence policy
  • Some key tips for visualising data effectively


Open to all participants from the public service, civil society, and academia. If you are not yet a member of Apolitical, you will be taken to a signup page that will automatically register you for the workshop.