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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Education Department

The Education Department provides learning opportunities that begin at nursery and continue through statutory, further and higher education to adulthood.
20 November 2019

Celebrating the rights of children

Schools across the Island will join world-wide celebrations today to mark World Children’s Day and the 30th anniversary of a historic global commitment to promote and protect children’s rights

20 November 2019

Jersey Putting Children First campaign

The Government of Jersey has launched an island-wide campaign today – on World Children’s Day – to encourage everyone in Jersey to support the Pledge to Put Children First

15 November 2019

Third teachers' survey goes out

Teachers are being encouraged to complete the anoymous questionnaire

14 November 2019

Finance firm mentors young people

More than 45 volunteers from the finance industry have been trained by The Prince’s Trust to mentor young people in Jersey to prepare for the world of work.

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. See our education journey in Jersey.

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

Tracey Vallois

Education Minister
t.vallois@gov.je
01534 867741

Jeremy Maçon

Assistant Minister
j.macon@gov.je
01534 510172

Sam Mezec

Assistant Minister
s.mezec@gov.je
01534 861881

Documents, policies and publications

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