The Minister's secretariat ensures that the Government's defined mandate and strategic priorities for the sector are successfully implemented through the development and implementation of legal/policy frameworks and plans of action and through the effective leadership, management and operations at the level of Departments and Public Bodies.
The Secretariat provides policy direction to the Ministry, and the Ministry's Public Bodies. It undertakes international cooperation activities in the pursuit of best practices and policies, networking with relevant regional and international partners in education and training. It communicates and shares information internally and externally to all stakeholders and partners.
To facilitate the fulfillment of its mandate, the secretariat of the Minister has been revamped with appropriate institutional structures with clear Terms of Reference, staffed with personnel with leadership qualities, principles and values, and with the disposition to work in a rationalized, harmonized and collaborative manner with a view to ensure that:
Education Services Bureau
Regulatory Affairs and Governance
. Serve as interface for queries and concerns of Chairpersons of School Councils and Professional Centre Boards.