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In autumn last year I started leading on a project to redevelop DCC online information about schools and services for children and families. This covered a huge area of our website and existing information was split in two very separate sections – ‘children and families’ and ‘education and learning’ – in line with distinct council service areas.
As a parent myself I’d always felt that that the navigation (let alone design) of the existing site wasn’t aimed at the needs of users – parents, carers and young people. Simple tasks that you would expect to be able to carry out easily, such as finding school term dates, applying for a school place or searching for childcare meant numerous clicks or wading through pages of unnecessary service jargon to find what you were looking for.… Read the restPosted in Digital | Tagged content, content review, digital, digital by design, education and families, GDS, Wordpress | Leave a commentDigital | Tagged content, content review, content strategy, digital by design, education and children, GDS, Schools | Leave a commentDigital | Tagged adult learning, broadband, Councillors, DAPH, facebook, GDS, journey devon, leadership, PEN, safeguarding, Scrutiny, social care, social networking | Leave a commentDigital | Tagged Design principles, GDS | Leave a comment