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 …
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.
If you’re thinking about joining the Civil Service give this a listen. Tom Adams shares pearls of wisdom on preparing for an interview, making the most of your nerves, and the difference between public and private sector recruitment.
Here is the second series of our ‘Think digital, act human’ podcast. In this episode, host Adaobi Ifeachor, speaks to Vita Shapland-Howes about recruitment in the civil service. Tune in to hear about name-blind recruitment, negotiating salaries, essential criteria and more.
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.
We wanted to make it easier to keep the Get Into Teaching website up to date. So we’ve changed the technology we use to upload content. Content Designer, Ellie Nodder, explains.
Senior interaction designer, Anne Chan, explains why her team created a set of 9 principles for the interaction design community.
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 our community we have shared values and principles. We call these our design imperatives. Here’s how we imbue our imperatives into our work across DfE – its all about setting and achieving design community objectives.
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.
In this post, Interaction Designer, Rinto Cyriac, explains how to name a service. He describes the do’s and don’ts of choosing a name, and how his team decided on ‘Manage an academy transfer’.