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How I Co-Created the Delivery Managers Learning List

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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.

The Civil Service and tech industry pitch solutions to solve public sector challenges

A Tech Connect participant pitching her group's idea at the Government Day

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.

How do you attract more Software Developers into your department?

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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.

How we use data to make the Digital, Data and Technology Profession more diverse

A woman wearing a Government Digital Service lanyard presents workforce data to an audience of government colleagues

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.

GDS STEM ambassadors bring coding to life with fireflies and micro:bits

Maisie Fernandes, Venus Bailey, Irene Lau , GDS

We recently held a workshop at the British Computing Society Software in Practice Conference where we shared our knowledge and inspired people to look at coding from a different perspective.

Teachers learn what skills and careers digital government will need in the future

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TeenTech Teacher event GDS

For the first time, school teachers and career counsellors spent the afternoon at the Government Digital Service (GDS) as part of TeenTech’s Teacher event, through their TeenTech City initiative, to find out what future skills and digital careers could look …