Our design goals
Raise the standard of accessible and inclusive design across the department.
|Recruit accessibility specialist||In progress|
|Develop an accessibility standard and framework||Started|
|Implement the accessibility framework through guidance, compliance, assurance, and reporting||Started|
|Able objectives for leadership and design||In progress|
|All staff to have accessibility training||Not started|
A consistent approach to recruitment and onboarding for design professionals with clear objectives for professions and community.
|Establish a working group to deliver initiatives for this goal||In progress|
|Publish updated job descriptions for all design professions and roles||In progress|
|Profession objectives that support learning, development, and design maturity||Started|
|Develop and implement a consistent interview process for design professions||Not started|
|Design and implement a consistent onboarding process for permanent and contingency staff||Not started|
A Design Standard for implementing consistent content design, service patterns and components in digital products and services.
|Establish a working group to deliver initiatives for this goal||Complete|
|Establish a working group for content styles||Complete|
|Develop and publish a frontend design system for DfE services to use||In progress|
|Publish a framework for designers to assure design work at different phases||Started|
|Publish and implement improved guidance for designers assessing services.||Not started|