FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ DUTIES/ BACKGROUND/ SCOPE OF THE MINISTRY

  • i). Policy formulation and control over Primary, Secondary and State-owned Tertiary Institutions in consonance with the National Policy on Education;
  • ii). Planning, research and development of education;
  • iii). Monitoring and evaluation of educational programmes to ensure quality.
  • iv). Provision of broad educational services:
    1. Co-ordination of activities of Educational Management Boards and Parastatals (SSEB, SUBEB, STSB, Library Board, ANFE, AKSSB)  as prescribed by the enabling laws;
    2. Exercises control over State-Owned Tertiary Institutions, namely: AKSU, AKWA-POLY, COE, AKS College of Arts & Science;
    3. Conduct of examinations, testing and evaluation at primary and junior secondary school levels;
    4. Provides appropriate education laws and ensures their enforcement.