The National Education System & the Classification of Educational Institutions

The Administration of the Act

Part II of the Act deals with the Administration of the Act. The educational system is made of four hierarchical levels of bureaucracy - federal, state, district and school. At the top of the system is the federal Ministry of Education. Below that, each state has a Director for Education and each district, an Education Officer. Part II provides for the appointment and functions of the Director General of Education, the State Directors of Education, a Registrar General of Educational Institutions and Teachers, the Chief Inspector and Inspector of Schools and the Director of Examination.

The departments and divisions of the Ministry of Education may be found here;