People are now using the new, live 'Apply for teacher training' service. Feedback so far has been positive especially in relation to how easy it is to use. Laura Tennant talks about how improving the usability of the service makes a big difference to who applies.
For the product managers in DfE our weekly product meetup is rapidly becoming everyone’s favourite meeting. Here Isabelle Andrews explains what makes them so special - and why growing a community of practice is so worthwhile.
Our Manchester office is becoming a really important centre of expertise in digital delivery and transformation. Jack Collier explains how what he and his team do in the North West, and with teams across the country, is a crucial part of our aspiration to provide a world class education for every child.
Service owners play an integral role here in DfE where we focus on making things better for our users. Strengthening our community of service owners is important to us. Here we explain why that is, what the service owner role itself entails and the benefits and challenges service owners face.
Our digital team in Manchester is growing and a range of jobs are being advertised in the next few weeks. Jack Collier - Deputy Director for Digital - talks about why it's a great place to work, the team's values and what motivates them.
Emma Stace, Chief Digital Officer, reflects on her trip to Coventry to catch up on the progress of the Apprenticeship Service.
We're advertising a range of job opportunities: Lead Service Designer, Service Designer, User Researchers, Behavioural Insights Advisor and a Senior Business Analyst. The closing date is 24 April. Find out more in this post.
We're hiring great people into our user support teams. If you care about users and want to help us build brilliant services, take a look.
We’re recruiting for a Deputy Director – Test Operations in the Standards and Testing Agency (STA). I’ve been doing the role since early 2017, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s become vacant because I am taking on the role of …
A discovery looking at post-16 choices was one of the the projects recommended by Department for Education’s service mapping earlier this year. In future, students at 16 will need to choose between A levels, apprenticeships or T levels (a new …