PUBLISHED: 27 August 2019

Establishment of new entity

a. To ensure effectiveness, efficiency and transparency in public services, the ministry established a Single Window and Complaint Officer to improve its services as well as to receive complaints from the public.

b. Established a policy think-tank for education: an Education Research Council was established (22 members and chaired by the Minister)

c. Established new Director General of Policy and Planning with focus on improving the quality and equity of access in education planning and policy. The new DG has the following technical departments created include: Department of Planning, Department of Policy, Education Management and Information System (EMIS) Department , Monitoring and Evaluation Department.

d. Establishment of Technical Departments to promote quality and equity in education: Examinations Department, Inclusive Education Department and Department of ICT-Education.