• Building digital capability means understanding where we are now, as well as where we need to be in the future

    19th August 2022 by

    The digital profession in Scottish Government has grown exponentially since it was formed in 2018; we have increased from 400 to over 1,000 permanent and fixed-term staff. Of course, this growth hasn’t been unexpected; especially when you consider the vast increase in pace and demand for digital transformation across all sectors.

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  • Reflections on Leading in a Digital World

    24th March 2022 by

    Blog by Lee Dunn, Head of the Scottish Government’s, Scottish Digital Academy. The Leading in a Digital World programme supports senior leaders transforming their organisation to address the challenges and opportunities presented by our digital world. The first cohort to go through the new programme is now underway and they met for two days on...

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  • Digital Commercial Service – Industry Engagement events

    16th September 2021 by

    The Digital Directorate’s, Digital Commercial Service are presenting a series of Industry Engagement events over 2021/22 in conjunction with ScotlandIS, the representative body for the Digital and Technology industry in Scotland. The first of which will take place on 21 September 14:00 – 16:00 and will provide an overview of the Scottish Digital Academy future...

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  • Developing a digital leadership pathway

    13th August 2021 by

    Blog by Lee Dunn, Head of the Scottish Digital Academy, Digital Directorate. The Scottish Digital Academy provides high quality professional learning and training to develop digital skills to support transformation and service design across the public and third sectors in Scotland. We have a focus on building capability and nurturing talent across the Digital, Data...

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  • Scottish Digital Academy – Strategic Business Plan

    20th July 2021 by

    Blog by Lee Dunn, Head of the Scottish Digital Academy, Digital Directorate, Scottish Government. I joined the Scottish Government’s, Digital Directorate in April, as Head of the Scottish Digital Academy. I was previously a Lead Specialist Professional Learning and Product Manager at Education Scotland. I began my career as a school teacher, before taking on...

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  • Scottish Digital Academy – Adult Learners Week 2020

    9th September 2020 by

    Blog by Enoch Kabalo, Assistant Business Manager and Joyce Dalgleish, Associate Agile Coach – Scottish Digital Academy. As this is Adult Learners Week, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to reflect and share what we do and what is happening in the Scottish Digital Academy to support learning and development. Here at the Scottish Digital...

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