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The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services.
BIS is responsible for all post 19 learning, including further education, skills based learning and higher education.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills provides the official list of all Recognised Bodies (institutions with degree awarding powers) and Listed Bodies (institutions which may deliver courses leading to a qualification from a Recognised Body).
The autonomy of UK higher education institutions means that Diploma Supplements are issued at institutional discretion. Various other stakeholders are involved in the implementation of the Diploma Supplement including the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the UK Europe Unit, British Council Erasmus, UK NARIC and UK National Europass Centre (UK NEC).