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.