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, which is led by the Chief Education Officer, consists of the following units:

  • Data and Testing
  • Registration/Communication Services
  • School Improvement
  • Facilities
  • Business Services

Important services provided to the public include:

  • Facilitating student registration
  • Facilitating transcript requests
  • Providing responses to various queries