If you can’t find what you need in our popular questions section, you can contact the Department and its agencies at the relevant numbers and links below.

Department for Education

  • General enquiries: 0370 000 2288
  • Typetalk: 18001 0370 000 2288
  • To order a publication or ask about a previous order: 0845 60 222 60
  • To make a complaint about a school or academy see Schools complaints

National College for Teaching & Leadership

  • Teaching or teacher training: 0800 389 2500 or visit the Get into teaching section of the website
  • Qualified Teacher Status and induction: 0300 7900 225
  • Returning to teaching: 0800 085 0971 or visit the RTT section of the website
  • Exams administration: 0300 100 0100
  • Leadership development in schools and early years settings: 0845 609 0009 or +44 1349 882095 (international)

Education Funding Agency

  • Funding of schools and colleges: 0370 000 2288

Standards and Testing Agency

  • Statutory assessments: 0300 303 3013

For enquiries relating to further and higher education contact the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.