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Department for Education and Skills Business Plan 2012 - 2016

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The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) is led by the Minister for Education and Skills and the Deputy Minister for Skills.

Our objectives

  • To raise the standards of education and training provision, attainment and infrastructure across Wales so that everyone can reach their potential
  • To deliver a skilled workforce with high quality opportunities for all learners
  • To support individuals, families, communities and businesses in improving economic and social wellbeing and reducing inequality through education and training
  • To see the Welsh language thrive in Wales
  • To be a high performing department and employer of choice