Ministry Of Education


State Department of Early Learning & Basic Education


  • Basic Education (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary) Education Policy management
  • Primary and secondary education institutions management
  • School administration and Programmes
  • Registration of Basic Education and Training institutions
  • Administration of Early Childhood and Pre-Primary Education, Standards and Norms
  • Management of Education Standards
  • Management of National examinations and Certification
  • Curriculum Development
  • Quality Assurance in Education
  • Representation of Kenya in UNESCO
  • Adult education Management

The Mandate 

  • Education Policy Management; 
  • Management of Continuing Education; 
  • Administration of Early Childhood Education; 
  • Standards and Norms; 
  • Management of Education Standards; 
  • Management of National Examinations and Certification; 
  • Curriculum Development; 
  • Quality Assurance in Education; 
  • Primary and Secondary Education Institutions Management; 
  • Teacher Education and Management; 
  • School Administration and Programmes; 
  • Registration of Basic Education and Training Institutions; 
  • Special Needs Education Management; Representation of Kenya in UNESCO; 
  • Adult Education Management; Tertiary Institutions and State Corporations
  • University Education; 
  • Commission for Higher Education (CHE);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • To promote and integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at all levels of education and training.

Complains/corruption or complements