In this guest post, Head of Scottish Digital Academy Tai McLennan looks back at how the Scottish Digital Academy has transformed into its current form, from beginning over an informal chat over coffee in Leeds to having over 900 graduates.
People and skills
At GDS we regularly invite all of our staff to celebrate what we have achieved and what is coming up for us next. In this post, Louisa Mallon, Head of Internal Comms at GDS, talks about how we ran the 2019 GDS unconference, what we talked about and what we learned.
If you’re looking for a mentor or would like to offer your skills as one, our new scheme could be for you. Find out how it works and how you can get involved.
From humble beginnings, the Academy has grown in the training we provide nationally to the public sector. Find out how we've been expanding and what we'll be doing next.
Listen to former Department for Work and Pensions deputy director Kit Collingwood look back on her time in the civil service and discover how she founded the OneTeamGov movement.
A series of cross-government events have been taking place around the UK all week, looking at how we can work together to deliver end-to-end, user-focused services. Here's a recap of some of the highlights, as told through social media.
Be part of the GDS Academy's new programme and join a team of specialists helping to solve government’s most difficult problems.
For our latest podcast episode we're joined by Liz Lutgendorff and Rosa Fox from the GDS Women's Network. We talk about why the network was set up, what it does and discuss wider issues of inclusion and diversity.
We want to increase ethnic minority representation at Senior Civil Servant level, so we held an event to find out what was stopping progression. Learn what was discussed and what government departments are doing about it.
The Academy was recently invited to Ottawa to give leadership, digital and agile awareness courses to Canadian public servants. Find out more about what we did and what we learned from our Canadian counterparts.