The time is coming for myself and others to discover where our futures can take us, which can be an extremely overwhelming feeling! The pressure to have a clear career plan at such an early age is something I found difficult throughout secondary school. However, with help from the Department for Education, these decisions were less daunting than I thought.
How asking for feedback is helping me learn and develop as a content designer.
Teacher Services is one of DfE’s largest digital portfolios. We have long-lived service teams that are empowered to decide how to achieve their objectives. We’ve grown quickly and have been changing how we work together as we scale. We’re moving from building great services as individual teams, to making decisions about the journey for teachers across their careers.
Do you want your multidisciplinary team to work better together? Then this post is for you. Here, user researcher, Costa Christou, shares his top tips on how you can aid collaboration within your team.
Even if you don’t know it yet, accessibility matters to you personally. In this post Marian Avery explains why, and talks about how to organise an accessibility scavenger hunt to help build empathy.
Former colleagues, Jack Collier and Emma Stace, talk candidly about their experience of applying for and working in senior roles.
Ever been to an interview and wanted to know what the panel was thinking? In this episode, Nettie Williams, Head of Community and Communications gives the unique perspective of a panel member and what they're looking for. If you have an interview coming up, this episode's for you.
For 2022's Mental Health Awareness Week, Alison Walker talks about her experience of loneliness and how it has led her to setting up the DfE's fertility network, which is a great support to colleagues.
In the first of 2 posts Jas Kang talks about what designers value most and how that informs the more detailed work they do in their design community.
Post-pandemic, we're working more flexibly from both the office and home. Hybrid meetings are the new way forward, with people attending online and in person. Here Alex Rippon, Digital Communities of Practice Manager, shares her 10 top tips on how to make hybrid meetings a success.