It’s fair to say that some people don't like service assessments because they take up a lot of time and preparation. In this post, Reema Fardous explains how her team took a new approach to assessments, which also made them more accessible.
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.
Emma Stace - chief digital and technology officer - gives her personal view on mental health during covid, and the conversations she's had about race in the past year. She also explains what service ownership and user-centred deign lab are and how these ways of working make such a difference.
From running continuous discoveries to hacking bureaucracy to make things easier for service teams - here Rachel Hope shares her top tips for service owners a year on since DfE began using the service ownership model.