The Federal Ministry of Education is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs education in Nigeria. It is located at Block 5A (8th Floor), Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area, P.M.B. 146, Garki, Abuja.
To become an economic model, delivering sound education for public good.
To use education for fostering development of all Nigerian Citizens to their full potentials in the promotion of a strong, democratic, egalitarian, prosperous, indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God.
- Formulate and co-ordinate a national policy on education;
- Collect and collate data for purposes of education Planning and Financing;
- Prescribe and maintain uniform standard of education throughout the Country;
- Control and monitor the quality of education in the Country;
- Harmonize educational policies and procedures of all the States of the Federation through the instrumentality of the National Council on Education (NCE);
- Effect co-operation in educational matters on an international scale; and
- Develop curricula and syllabuses at the National Level.
- TERTIARY EDUCATION
- EDUCATION SUPPORT SERVICE
- Technology and Science Education (TSE)
- Federal Scholarship Board (FSB)
- HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
- INTERNAL AUDIT
- GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
- BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
- Federal Education Quality Assurance Service
- EDUCATIONAL PLANNING, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (EPR&D)
- Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
- Finance and Accounts
- Reform Coordination and Service Improvement
- Library Services Unit
- POLYTECHNIC EDUCATION & ALLIED INSTITUTIONS
Parastatals and Agencies
- National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna.
- National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Abuja.
- Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja.
- National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE), Abuja.
- National Commission for Adult Education Mass Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), Abuja.
- Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Sheda, FCT.
- Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Bwari, Abuja.
- West African Examination Council (WAEC), Lagos.
- National Examination Council (NECO), Minna, State.
- National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Benin-city, Edo.
- National Institute for Educational Planning & Administration (NIEPA), Ondo.
- National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna.
- Nigerian Mathematical Centre (NMC), Sheda, FCT.
- Nigerian French Language Village (NFV)Badagry, Lagos.
- Nigerian Arabic Language Village (NALV) Ngala, Borno.
- National Institute for Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) Aba, Abia.
- Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TET FUND), Abuja.
- National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Abuja.
- Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Abuja.
- Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Lagos.
- Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja.
- Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), Abuja