Department for Education and Skills (Wales)
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The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) (Welsh: Yr Adran Addysg a Sgiliau) is a department of the Welsh Government.
It is responsible for education, training and children's services in Wales under powers devolved from the Department for Children, Schools and Families of the UK government under Schedule 5 of the Government of Wales Act 2006.
It is headed by the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, currently Kirsty Williams.
|Name||Picture||Entered office||Left office||Political party||Government|
|Jane Hutt AM||19 July 2007||9 December 2009||Labour||Labour/Plaid Cymru Coalition|
|Leighton Andrews AM||10 December 2009||25 June 2013||Labour||Labour|
|Huw Lewis AM||26 June 2013||19 May 2016||Labour||Labour|
|Kirsty Williams AM||19 May 2016||Incumbent||Liberal Democrats||Labour/Lib Dem Coalition|