In the lead-up to the 2019 state election, the department’s website and other channels will operate in line with the caretaker conventions. This means there will be limited updates from 1 March 2019 until the election is finalised.
The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE) was created in 2012. We are the central point of education evidence within the NSW Department of Education, and Australia's first dedicated hub of education data and evaluation.
Read about our impact and priorities in our overview document (PDF, 400kB).
Read our current priority work (PDF, 560kB).
Our work is guided by an Advisory Council.
Education is an area of major public spending. Finding out what works helps us understand where investment will have the most impact. We ensure that the public get value for money, and students have the best opportunities to succeed.
CESE is an employer of choice. We want to be known for being collaborative, responsive, impartial, trusted and rigorous.
We develop and deliver resources, professional learning and capacity building programs to provide practical support for front line educators in data use, evaluation and school planning; including:
We establish department-wide policies and protocols to manage, protect and safely share information. Read the Information Management Strategy to learn more.