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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
15 July 2021

Gold award for Les Landes School

Les Landes School have been awarded Gold, the highest accreditation under the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award.

13 July 2021

Primary Schools given a French Experience

Primary School children in Year 5 have been receiving French lessons, as part of a Government funded programme.

06 July 2021

Improving the lives of children and young people

The Minister for Children and Education, Deputy Scott Wickenden, has reflected on Jersey’s second Children’s Day.

05 July 2021

Annual Skills and Employment Conference returns

Students, teachers and employers are invited to the third Annual Skills and Employment Conference between 5 and 9 July.

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

Trevor Pointon

Assistant Minister
t.pointon2@gov.je
01534 864224

Scott Wickenden

Assistant Minister
s.wickenden@gov.je
01534 875218

Documents, policies and publications

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