We are a team who lead on design and accessibility for design acoss the department and support the following professions.

This is around 150 people across the department.

What we do

We enable designers to do their job, through:

  • organising and identifying learning, development and training
  • setting standards for good design practices
  • identifying and publishing common components and patterns
  • creating tools and services to improve design processes
  • raising awareness and understanding of design and accessibility in DfE

We work in the open. You can read our priorities which help us work on the right problems.

Read about our recent work

Making the service assessment process easier and more consistent

From the DfE Digital, Data and Technology blog.

1 May 2024

How service teams find out about assessments and assurance in DfE

From our design history service.

18 March 2024

Read more about our work in the DesignOps design histories.