FAIR Competence Framework for Higher Education (Data Stewardship Professional Competence Framework)

FAIR Competence Framework for Higher Education (Data Stewardship Professional Competence Framework)” is the third deliverable from Work Package 7 “FAIR Data Science and Professionalisation” of the FAIRsFAIR project (www.fairsfair.eu).

The report presents a proposed FAIR Competence Framework for Higher Education (FAIR4HE) that is defined as a part of the general Data Stewardship Professional Competence Framework (CF-DSP) presented in the deliverable. The proposed CF-DSP defines the set of competences that extend the competences initially defined in the EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF). The proposed competence framework is defined based on a recent job market analysis for the Data Steward and related professions.

The presented CF-DSP has been validated against existing Data Stewardship competence frameworks defined primarily for the research community or practitioners. CF-DSP provides the competences definition structure that allows easy mapping to a Body of Knowledge and set of Learning Outcomes that can be used for defining academic curricula. The presented CF-DSP has been discussed with, and incorporated feedback from, several community events organised by the FAIRsFAIR project.