Difference between revisions of "Department for Education"

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===Special Advisers===
===Special Advisers===
*[[Luke Tryl]]
*[[Luke Tryl]]
*[[Julian Astle]]
*[[Holly Lee-Davis]]
*[[Chris Wilkins]]
*[[Chris Wilkins]]
*[[Julian Astle]]

Revision as of 10:15, 10 June 2015

The Department for Education (DfE) is responsible for education and children’s services in England. It is a ministerial department, supported by 10 agencies and public bodies.

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The department is responsible for:

  • the teaching and learning for children in the early years and in primary schools
  • the teaching and learning for young people under the age of 19 years in secondary schools and in further education
  • supporting professionals who work with children and young people
  • helping disadvantaged children and young people to achieve more
  • making sure that local services protect and support children


Executive agencies

The DfE works closely with three executive agencies:

Non-ministerial department

Executive non-departmental public body

Advisory non-departmental public body




  • Nicky Morgan - Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Women and Equalities
  • David Laws - Minister of State for Schools
  • Nick Boles - Minister of State for Skills and Equalities
  • Nick Gibb - Minister of State for School Reform
  • Edward Timpson - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families
  • John Nash - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools
  • Jo Swinson - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities
  • Sam Gyimah - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare and Education

Special Advisers




Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education