About our people and structure
The department regulates preschools, long day care providers and all public schools in order to protect young children.
Higher education and tertiary policy
The department engages with the higher education sector on policy, programs and initiatives and administers legislation for NSW public universities.
The department oversees policy, funding and compliance issues relating to non-government schools.
NSW Education's Executive's role is to deliver Australia's best performing education system. Discover their commitments and initiatives here.
The roles of the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning and the Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education.