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Overview

STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

The central administration staff of the Ministry consists of some three thousand (3,000) civil servants located at Head Office on Alexandra Street, St. Clair, as well as at district and sub-regional offices and schools. 

The present structure of the Ministry of Education makes provision for a top management corps of two Permanent Secretaries and a Chief Education Officer, and a number of divisional directors.  These divisional directors manage a large cadre of support staff.  The top management positions are as follows:

PERMANENT SECRETARY

CHIEF EDUCATION OFFICER

DIRECTORS: -

           -           Human Resource Management

           -           Finance and Accounts

           -           Educational Planning

           -           Curriculum Development

           -           Educational Services

           -           Educational Research and Evaluation

           -           School Supervision

           -           Technical/Vocational Education and Training

           -           Educational Facilities Management Unit

           -           General Administration

Other Heads of Division include:

Programme Coordinator (contract) - Secondary Education Modernization Programme (SEMP)

Programme  Coordinator (contract) - Education Programme Coordinating Unit (EPCU)

Secretary General - Trinidad & Tobago National Commission for UNESCO

Auditor II - Internal Audit Department

IT Manager (contract) - Information Technology Unit

Senior Legal Officer (contract) - Legal Services

Director, School Nutrition (contract) - School Nutrition Programme

Manager (contract) - Rudranath Capildeo Learning Resource Centre (RCLRC)