Our design community is flourishing and we’re looking for more designers to join us. We ran open sessions with potential applicants to share the things that make our community unique – and tips on how to apply.
In this festive bonus episode, Shaf Gunton talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about her role as a programme delivery manager in the Get help with technology service. She has advice for people interested in joining this digital profession, and tells us why she set up an engineering academy in Scarborough.
Chief digital and technology officer, Emma Stace, sets out our digital and technology ambitions and priorities – being responsive to learners' needs, running the business, reducing burdens and always raising standards.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) crystallised our urgent need for research operations, a relatively new discipline that supports user researchers. Tom Adams talks about research during COVID-19 and this new role.
DfE Digital is hiring people to help us grow a modern software engineering culture. Our teams build services that meet the needs of our users - teachers, students and parents. Here our principal software developer Lewis Wilson talks about our approach, culture and tech stack.
Katie Pether talks about seven things our recruitment team is trialling to make sure the way we hire people is anti-racist and free from bias. If you work in recruitment and you're interested in anti-racist processes this is for you.
Steven Woods's day job didn't quite suit him plus he'd very recently become a dad. So breaking into software development seemed like a daunting task. But an opportunity to become an apprentice software developer came up. He talks here about how the Northcoders bootcamp helped him learn a new craft, and the challenges he's overcome.
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.