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DfE perm sec confirms move on Twitter as he hosts annual conference
Policy profession head wants to emulate overseas governments where officials are better educated
Queen’s Birthday Honours list also includes knighthood for UN under-secretary general Stephen O’Brien
MPs quiz three departmental chiefs on the role of special advisers – and the impact of briefings against civil servants
"We fully appreciate that we will need to do better in the future," says DfE perm sec Chris Wormald, as switch to new accounting method delays parliamentary scrutiny of his department's finances
DfE's Wormald to take on top job at the Department of Health from April
With the end of 2015 in sight, we asked Whitehall's top officials to review the year, set out their priorities for 2016 – and shed some light on their festive plans. Department for Education permanent secretary Chris Wormald takes part in our biggest-ever perm secs' round-up series
DfE perm sec tells MPs on the Public Accounts committee that Care Leavers Strategy – sharply criticised by the spending watchdog – marks "very important step" in improving support for young people leaving care system
Permanent Secretary of the Department for Education
Chris Wormald tells Winnie Agbonlahor how he's trying to raise the standard of policymaking across government - without imposing too much central control
Chris Wormald, the education department’s permanent secretary, is leading organisational changes that go well beyond the Civil Service Reform Plan. Matt Ross quizzes him on the outcomes of his "zero-based review".