Corporate plans and strategies
The department's strategic plan provides the framework within which schools and other sections of the department develop their own plans in order to produce the best opportunities and outcomes for all students.
Aboriginal Human Resources Development Plan 2012-2017
The Aboriginal Human Resources Development Plan 2012-2017 (PDF 3716.72KB) provides clear direction for continually increasing employment and leadership development opportunities for Aboriginal people and strengthens our commitment to ensure better outcomes for students and stronger partnerships with Aboriginal communities.
Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2020
The NSW Department of Education Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2020 (DOCX 65.4KB) supports department staff in identifying and responding to diversity and the needs of people with disability.
The Multicultural Policies and Services Program (MPSP) is the NSW Government's response to the cultural and linguistic diversity of the people of NSW. All public sector agencies have a responsibility to plan for initiatives undertaken to meet the needs of a culturally diverse society, as well as to report annually to Parliament on those initiatives. The department's Multicultural Plan (PDF 861.62KB) provides a framework for meeting these legislative requirements.
For reports on the progress of the department’s multicultural plans, see Multicultural Policies and Program Reports.
ICT Strategic Plan
The Strategic Information Technology Plan 2016-2019 (PDF 3167.62KB) sets out how the information technology service aims to meet its goal delivering an innovative, agile and cost effective service that enables and enhances the delivery of quality education and training.
The Information Management Strategy 2015-2017 (PDF 1325.22KB) details the department's programs of work in information management.
NSW Tertiary Education Plan
The NSW Tertiary Education Plan (PDF 3753.63KB) outlines the NSW Government's vision for strong and effective partnerships between government and the tertiary education sector, to drive the economic, social and cultural development of New South Wales.
Strategic Human Resources Plan
The new Strategic Human Resources Plan is our five-year commitment to drive significantly better outcomes for students and communities through improving the quality of our workforce.
- Strategic Human Resources Plan 2012-2017 (PDF 1596.74KB)
- Summary (PDF 542.8KB)
- Implementation Guide (PDF 1983.12KB)
The plan should be read in conjunction with:
- Workforce Diversity Plan (PDF 1468.91KB)
- Aboriginal Human Resources Development Plan (PDF 3716.72KB)
- Disability Inclusion Action Plan (PDF 130.68KB)
Workforce Diversity Plan
The new Workforce Diversity Plan is our five-year commitment to creating a fair and inclusive working environment and to building a workforce which better reflects the diversity of our students, parents/carers and the NSW community.
- Workforce Diversity Plan 2012-2017 (PDF 1468.91KB)
- Fact Sheet (PDF 494.79KB)
- Implementation Guide (PDF 1201.55KB)
Procurement Solutions Business Plan
The Procurement Solutions Business Plan sits alongside the Strategic Procurement Plan (PDF 1.68MB) to form the Department's strategy for procurement providing direction from 2013 to 2018.
- Procurement Solutions Business Plan Summary (PDF 223.99KB)
- Procurement Solutions Business Plan 2013-18 (PDF 1312.61KB)
Customer Service Improvement
We are committed to improving customer service. Through our Customer Service Improvement Plan we aim to design and deliver flexible, innovative and reliable services which meet and exceed your expectations.
Business planning template
Download the department's business planning and reporting template. (For staff only)
Previous strategic plans for the department
Download previous strategic plans to see where we've come from.