Head of UK’s Government Digital Service Academy plans to help Australian public servants boost digital skills

Australian GovernmentAccording to ComputerWorld, Annette Sweeney, the head of the UK’s Government Digital Service Academy is on her way to Australia to help upskill federal workers.

This transition will be part of the collaborative efforts of Australian Public Service Commission and the Digital Transformation Agency to roll out digital capability initiatives, including “quality assured training to develop digital specialist skills”.

From the article:

“A program of capability initiatives will be rolled out over the next three years, helping to ensure the APS [Australian Public Service] is better skilled to support the digital transformation of government,” a spokesperson said.

“As part of this, APS agencies will be able to access quality assured training to develop digital specialist skills, sourced through the digital marketplace. A Digital Transformation Leadership program will be designed and delivered. The intent is to equip senior managers to lead the cultural and system change required for digital transformation across the APS,” they added.

Read the full article: Head of UK govt’s digital skills academy heads Down Under | ComputerWorld

2018-03-22T15:42:18-08:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Agile government, Digital Transformation|Tags: |

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