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Responsibilities:Lagos State Ministry of Education

The Lagos State Ministry of Education was created following the creation of Lagos State in 1967 and is subsequently saddled with the following ministerial responsibilities among others:-

1. Policy and Control of Pre-Primary Education in Lagos State.

2. Policy and Control of Primary Education in Lagos State except Staff Matters.

3. Policy, Control and Management of Secondary Schools in Lagos State except Staff Matters.

4. Approval, Regulation and Monitoring of Private, Pre-Primary, Primary, Post-Primary, Vocational and Technical Institutions.

5. Advisory Committee on Education

6. Pre-Vocational Education

7. Technical and Vocational Education

8. Educational Technology with emphasis on Educational Broadcast and Audio-Visual Aids.

9. Science and Technology Education

10. Guidance and Counseling

11. Schools Construction Programme

12. Teacher Education

13. Inspection of Private and Public Schools for quality control and educational standards

14. Special Education – Gifted/Talented Children and Handicapped Children

15. Relations with the Nigeria Union of Teachers and similar Organizations in conjunction with the Office of the Special Adviser on Education

16. Monitoring by Special Adviser on Education

17. State Committee on Implementation of the National Policy on Education (6-3-3-4)

18. Secondary Schools Boards of Governors/PTA

19. Other Educational Matters

20. Relations with TESCOM (TEPO & DISTRICTS)

21. Relations with Voluntary Organisations

22. Supervision and Management of all Libraries and Schools of Family Support Programme.