Who are We
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. Read more about us here.
Equality and Diversity
DfE aims to set an example as an employer and is developing policies that make opportunity equal for children and young people. Read more here.
Grant Funding for New Schools
Following a competitive bidding process, the Department for Education has approved grant funding for New Schools Network (NSN) to provide pre-application support to parents, teachers and community groups. Read more here.
We are proud to have established effective partnerships that make a difference for our people. To find out more about our partnerships click here.
Staff Network Groups
We know that our people may need support from time-to-time, and encourage them to reach out to others who may have had similar experiences. One of the mechanisms for this is having networks. Find out more about our staff network groups here.