The Department for Education (DfE) sets Policy, syllabus and standards for the state education sector in the United Kingdom.  Standards are checked and maintained by various regulatory bodies such as OFSTED, the Education and Skills Funding Agency and Ofqual who regulate exams in the UK such as GCSEs and A Levels.

The Department for Education (DfE) – The Department for Education (DfE) are a ministerial department of the United Kingdom Government responsible for the education of all children and adults up to 19 in the state education sector. You can contact their helpline on 0370 000 2288.