As a result of the Department's arm’s length bodies (ALB) reform programme there are four new executive agencies responsible for key delivery functions – the Standards & Testing Agency, the Teaching Agency, the National College and the Education Funding Agency. The Standards & Testing Agency opened on 1 October 2011; the other three agencies began operating on 1 April 2012.
An overview of the National College for Teaching and Leadership, an executive agency of the Department for Education.
General article 02 April 2013
Information about the Standards and Testing Agency (STA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
Multi-page article 29 October 2012