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.
The courses will be available to anyone based in the Midlands working in the Civil Service, public sector or local government.
Helen Morris, second year Digital, Data and Technology fast streamer talks about her experience on the programme. Apply until 25 October!
The Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Fast Stream is open for application. Mary recently completed the programme and shares her journey.
Applications for The Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) are now open.
This year the Academy grew its internship to six universities and added new departments. Find out what the interns learned and how the placements changed their perceptions about working in government.
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.
Content designer Helen Nickols shares her experience of how GDS supports flexible working patterns and how she's used the skills she's learned as a new mum in her day job.
Conversations about LawTech are sometimes reduced to talk of 'robot-lawyers', but for Esther Kuforiji, it's about supporting relationships and solving problems.
The team at DWP uses data to inform decisions and create policy based on the economic needs of local areas. They develop data products that answer policy makers’ questions, enabling their strategy and delivery.
We’re teaming up with departments to collectively recruit as well as address gender diversity in technology.