This page contains URLs for the websites of several non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) associated with the Department.
NDPBs are not directly accountable to ministers and they are set up to do jobs defined by their sponsoring department. The sponsoring department also allocates their budget.
The organisation that represents children in family court cases.
The Office of the Children's Commissioner is in charge of promoting awareness of the views and interests of all children in England.
Ofqual regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England, and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.
Ofsted is responsible for the inspection and regulation of schools and colleges, early years provision, childcare and children's social care in England.
The school food trust was set up to transform school food and food skills, promote the education and health of children and young people, and improve the quality of food in schools.