An apprenticeship, her department's first involving an external company, is helping Nicola Metcalfe develop her leadership and team management skills.
Jonathan Jones introduces his five priorities for improving health and wellbeing in the Civil Service.
What is 'blended learning'? How does it help the learner? Jack Harris looks at this "critical component" of the new Civil Service Learning curriculum.
Julie Taylor, Chair of the Civil Service Apprenticeship Programme Board, introduces two Fast Track apprentices who talk about their experiences and give their top tips for success.
Steph Rhodes describes the benefits of a career development programme aimed specifically at women civil servants.
Government Chief Commercial Officer Gareth Rhys Williams highlights new learning opportunities for anyone interested in commercial.
John Manzoni says the enthusiasm he witnessed at Civil Service Live for self-improvement and helping others to develop is crucial to realising the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
Sue Owen encourages aspiring leaders to apply for two important Civil Service talent development schemes, and emphasises their potential for increasing diversity at senior levels.
Owing to demand for places, repeats of some presentations and learning sessions have been arranged for Civil Service Live 2016. And we've added some new sessions.
Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil looks back at Mental Health Awareness Week, at the support available to civil servants who may suffer from mental ill-health, and what more we can all do.