The commissioner for secondary education heads the department assisted by two assistant commissioners. This department is responsible for government owned and government aided secondary schools.
Role of the Department
The main role of the department is to formulate, monitor, and review national policies, laws and regulations, plans, programmes; provide technical guidance and support for advancement of secondary education, coordinate and oversee government owned and government aided secondary schools (including the partnering schools.) It is also responsible for formulation, development and review of the overall national policy on secondary education.