How did the GDS Academy respond to the COVID restrictions? Barbra Webber, GDS Academy facilitator, explains how they pivoted from face-to-face classrooms to live online learning and shares what they have learned from the experience.
Digital data and technology
Liz Catherall, senior delivery manager at Department for International Trade explains how
the digital, data and technology profession is open to all
Remote working can be exhausting, as more of our functionary senses are engaged when we are ‘online’. Abby Peel discusses why this can impair your ability to do your job and what techniques may help you weather the situation.
Find out more about a career in cyber within the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Fast Stream.
Find out how we built our Introduction to Product Management course online remotely, and how it performed.
In this post Myles Jarvis, a Delivery Manager at the Department for Education, takes you behind the scenes of the creation of the Delivery Management learning list, a useful resource for delivery managers, with the support of the cross-government delivery management community.
Tech Connect, a 12 week digital skills programme, saw teams of civil servants and private sector participants collaborate to find solutions for public sector challenges. Find out more about their ideas, and what happened at the Finale.
The Software Developer Accelerated Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to existing civil servants to retrain as junior developers. Departments, apprentices and their line managers explain what they liked most about the programme.
We have reviewed the Framework, so we could understand the problems and plan ways to address them. Read more about what we learned and what actions we are taking to fix it.
Making better use of data can help us improve the diversity of our workforce. We’re asking government departments to give us anonymous data - particularly on gender, pay, ethnicity and age - so we can identify patterns and trends.