PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

  • Name of Director :Mr Adewunmi, Ezekiel Olufunmilayo

DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

i. Planning, formulating, Executing and Monitoring the Performance of Various sections of the Education Sector;
ii. Organizing, monitoring and collating the Schools’ Annual Census; iii. Collecting, Collating, Analysing, Interpreting and Publishing Educational data for policy decisions;
iv. Relating planning to manpower projections and advising on the choice of alternatives;
v. Serving as secretariat of the Ministerial and Departmental Tenders’ Board;
vi. Determining and conducting researches into educational issues to assist the government in developing education in the State;
vii. Providing data on matters relating to schools mapping, location of new schools, merging, expansion and closure of schools;
viii. Responsible for the placement exercise of Pupils in Primary six (6) into Public Junior Secondary Schools;
ix. Preparation of School Calendar;
x. Preparing and collating the Ministry’s Monthly Progress and Annual Reports of Activities;
xi. Matters relating to costing of Education;
xii. Serving as a Data Bank for all educational programme in the State;
xiii. Serving as a Secretariat for Joint Consultative Committee on Education (JCCE) and National Council on Education (NCE);
xiv. Collating and Monitoring of the Ministry Year Planner;
xv. Collecting, collating and analysing the Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) by WAEC and NECO with the aim of determining the Higher Education Potential (HEP) of the State;
xvi. Collecting, collating and analysing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Results;
xvii. Collecting, collating and analysing the termly Unified Examinations Results in the various categories of Primary and Secondary Schools;
xviii. Serving as secretariat for Education Sector Analysis (ESA);
xix. Implementing and monitoring of WORLD BANK/UNICEF/ SDG4/EFA Intervention Project;
xx. Implementing the Education Tax Fund (EFT) intervention projects on establishment of Computerized Data Bank Unit and in the Junior Secondary Schools;
xxi. Preparing the Ministry’s Rolling Plan and Annual Estimates;
xxii. Preparing the Ministry’s Budget in Collaboration with Department of Finance and Accounts;
xxiii. Organizing Annual President’s Teachers’ and School Excellence Award (PTSEA); and
xxiv. All other duties that may be assigned from time to time.