welcome to the department of education services
Welcome to the Department of Education Services. From this website, you can visit our school websites, see what events are upcoming in the calendar, or check out the latest news.
For more information on our policies, strategies, plans and initiatives, please visit the Ministry of Education website.
Department of Education Services
130 Thomas Russell Avenue,
PO Box 910
Grand Cayman KY1-1103
Telephone: (345) 945-1199
After three days of intense competition at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, Clifton Hunter High School emerged as the 2023
The New John Gray High School (JGHS) officially opened on Monday, 20 March, with a formal ceremony in the gymnasium.Ministry
Prospect Primary School was named Inter-Primary School Sports Champion on Friday (17 March) afternoon after amassing 416.33 points at the
The Department of Education Services (DES) announces an early start to standard registration for the 2023/2024 academic year."We will commence
Newly updated guidance has been issued by the Department of Education Services. Please see the link below to download and
what we do
The Department of Education Services (DES) is the operational arm of the Cayman Islands Government education service.
While the Ministry of Education provides the strategic and policy direction for Government schools, DES provides the resources and support to schools to implement the various policies and procedures.
The Department of Education Services (DES) is the Cayman Islands Ministry of Education’s operational arm for government schools, and is aimed at empowering every child to become responsible, productive, lifelong learners who are engaged citizens within the global community. It consists of the following sections/units: Data and Testing, Registration/Communication Services, School Improvement, Facilities, and Business Services, and is responsible for the following:
- Support school improvement and raising standards through the implementation of Ministerial policies.
- Development and implementation of operational level policies and the effective management of the day to day operation of government schools.
Visit our Staff Directory page for more information.