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.
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.
Over 10,000 schools are already using the Teaching Vacancies service with hundreds more signing up each week. Read about how we're telling users about this new service and the channels we're using.
This new service has been rolled out to all publicly-funded schools in England. Selena Brown talks about the user needs at the heart of the service and what people think of the service so far.
Emma Stace, DfE's Chief Digital Officer, looks over a productive year in 2018
Over the last few months we've tested our free national search and listing service for teaching roles in schools in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and the North East of England. We've made improvements based on feedback and observation and are now ready to roll it out across England in stages.
The Teaching Jobs Team have been off to Neath, Wales to see first hand the work of the Digital Accessibility Centre to help us improve and understand what it’s like for people using our service. The analysts at the Digital …
As product manager for the new Teaching Jobs service, I need to ensure that the service my digital team is developing is based on demonstrated user needs. Since my last post, the service completed the alpha phase of development and …
What do NHS professionals and civil servants have but teachers don’t? One thing is a single jobs website to search for new roles. While there are a number of large commercial sites where teachers look for jobs, there’s also an …