Policy paper

Department for Education: business plan 2011 to 2015

Outlines the government's education priorities for the period 2011 to 2015 and provides details of the department's planned spending.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This publication also contains information on:

  • the department’s structure
  • the department’s budget
  • the way the department’s performance is measured

It sets out how the department is spending taxpayers’ money as clearly and transparently as possible, and provides further detail on how the DfE’s settlement will be allocated for the 2011/2012 financial year, across the key programmes and activities.

Please note, there is an updated version of this document available.

Published 15 May 2011