Apply the Service Standard in DfE

Guidance and information for how to apply the Government Service Standard to design and build accessible, usable and understandable services in the Department for Education.

Meet users’ needs

Guidance on how user research and design professions can apply these standards in their role.

Provide a good service

Guidance to support product and delivery managers, and performance analysts in applying the standards in the delivery lifecycle.

Use the right technology

Guidance for developers, architects and operations roles in how to apply the standards.

Download the guidance

Download all the guidance for the standard points in a spreadsheet.

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Last updated: 24 April 2023

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Find out what type of assurance or assessment your service needs and book a session.

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Additional guidance across DfE

GOV.UK resources