Department for Education (DfE)

Department for Education (DfE)

"The Department for Education is responsible for education, children’s services, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England, and equalities. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for all, no matter what their background or family circumstances." DfE Website

We will keep you up to date with topics of interest here but there is a wealth of information on the DfE website should you need it.

Department for Education website

White Paper: Educational Excellence Everywhere

Green paper: Schools that Work for Everyone

Governance Handbook and Competency framework
DfE guidance on the roles and duties of governing boards, and advice on the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to be effective. 

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