I’ve spent the last 18 months leading Teacher Services. 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 …
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.
Laura Croft and Simon Hurst give us some fascinating insight about how the wiring in their brains helps them to flourish as digital professionals.
What is future ways of working and why is it important? Jack Collier, Head of Digital for School Services, talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about designing office spaces now that we return to work, and how this impacts culture as well as diversity and inclusion.