Inspiring and rewarding innovation is an important part of being an effective leader. New materials for leaders wanting to encourage creativity are now available on Civil Service Learning.
Good managers need to start with the fundamentals, says Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.
Learning at Work Week is a timely reminder of what we have to gain from making learning and development a priority, says Dr Janet Barker of Civil Service Learning.
John Manzoni highlights the learning available in Commercial Awareness Week (7 to 11 May) to develop civil servants' appreciation of the importance of our commercial activities, and how understanding them can help us in our work.
Civil Service Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil offers useful advice on setting effective and flexible work objectives.
Two Fast Streamers reflect on learning from leaders about designing real-world solutions to real-world policy problems.
Government Finance Academy Deputy Director Betty Sturgeon on support for building financial skills.
The First Parliamentary Counsel encourages civil servants to take advantage of learning opportunities to become 'Parliament-confident'.
Jeremy Heywood introduces the new Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, and suggests ways in which we can all help make the organisation more inclusive.
An apprenticeship, her department's first involving an external company, is helping Nicola Metcalfe develop her leadership and team management skills.