We want to make choosing a supply teacher easier for schools so we held a design sprint, produced a prototype and then tested it with school staff. Courtney Brtightwell tells us how it went.
James Reeve takes us through 12 months of progress and why everyone in our leadership team needs to lead for digital transformation – not just one person.
How did the critical Get help with technology service come about? Rachel Hope, Deputy director for Teacher services, and Shaf Gunton, Programme delivery manager, talk to Adaobi Ifeachor about the complexities and obstacles they faced and what's next for this essential service.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, schools closed and they needed a way to teach online. Selena Brown talks about setting up 10,000 schools with digital education platforms by March 2021.
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a unique and challenging year. Here, Chief digital technology officer Emma Stace reflects on how we’ve adapted, what's been difficult and how we're shaping up for the future.
Tracey Williams Allred, our Head of User-Centred Policy Design, writes about what the User Centred Design Lab has been up to, and how it has joined policy and delivery together.
Emma Stace, DfE's Chief Digital Officer, looks over a productive year in 2018
I recently joined an agile team as Associate Product Manager, looking at School Performance Tables. This is my first real experience of digital and agile ways of working. What does it mean to be part of an agile team? Put simply, …
Hello. My name’s Dan and I’m a service designer at the Department for Education (DfE). I led the schools discovery – one of two initial discoveries kicked off by Mark O'Neill, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, when he arrived at …