- Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills
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The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) (Welsh: Yr Adran Addysg a Sgiliau) is a department of the Welsh Government.
It is responsible for education, training and children's services in Wales under powers devolved from the Department for Children, Schools and Families of the UK government under Schedule 5 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.
It is headed by the Minister for Education and Skills.
- ^ Government of Wales Act 2006 Chapter 32 schedule 5
- ^ "Jane Hutt Biography". Jane Hutt's constituency website. Jane Hutt. 2009. http://www.janehutt.co.uk/biography.aspx. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
- ^ "Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills". =Welsh Assembly Government website. Welsh Assembly Government. 2011. http://wales.gov.uk/about/civilservice/directorates/dcells1/?lang=en. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
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