Strategy, Policy Planning, Research and Statistics Department

Overall functions of the Department

  • Conduct strategic policy research to inform policy, curriculum and decision making, innovation and development and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Monitor and evaluate programmes, projects, educational materials and state of school infrastructure;
  • Promote access to education through establishment and registration of schools’ infrastructural development and maintenance;
  • Plan for educational needs of the country;
  • Assess and process applications for authority to enter schools;
  • Collect and process educational statistical data for decision making;
  • Establish an Efficient Management System (EMIS) that assists in policy for formulation; and
  • Education sector diagnosis, planning and programming.