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Children, Young People, Education and Skills

The Children, Young People, Education and Skills Department provides learning opportunities that begin at nursery and continue through statutory, further and higher education to adulthood
25 January 2021

Sports degree now available at University College Jersey

Students studying or working in a sports related field with a level 4 and 5 in higher education will be able to study for an additional year in Sport at University College Jersey to obtain a full degree.

22 January 2021

Lateral Flow Testing starts in schools

Every staff member in primary and secondary schools and colleges, as well as students in Years 11 and above, will be offered Lateral Flow Testing (LFT).

15 January 2021

Government welcomes home fees for university students

Students from Jersey attending all universities and colleges in England will now pay home fees, aligning them with students who are UK-residents, following a decision from the UK Government.

13 January 2021

Secondary School Admissions

Parents of children who are in their final year at a Government of Jersey primary school are being sent details next week to confirm their child has a place at a secondary school.

What we do

Our aim is to provide education that ensures opportunity and is equal for all. We provide learning opportunities beginning from nursery and continuing through statutory, further and higher education to adulthood.

We are responsible for children’s services and education, including higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in Jersey. This includes:

  • providing and monitoring an effective curriculum and teaching and learning for 3 to 19 year olds
  • professional development and training of all teaching staff
  • supporting and providing advice to head teachers
  • making educational provisions for the special needs of all children
  • providing careers advice
  • providing financial assistance for higher education courses
  • delivery of the Jersey’s youth service
  • registration of childcare settings
  • delivery of library services across Jersey
  • liaison with the trusts and voluntary organisations for the promotion of childcare
Education partnership is a social partnership agreement between the States of Jersey and the The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT).

Ministers

Jeremy Maçon

Minister for Children
j.macon@gov.je
01534 510172

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