The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is responsible for the educational sector in the State. It seeks to elevate the standard of education and maintain it.
Some of it duties include but are not limited to:
- Curriculum revision of both primary and secondary schools.
- Implementation of government policies.
- Liaise with Federal Ministry of Education, Universal Basic Education Board and other agencies involved in education development.
- Provision of instructional materials, infrastructure and other facilities in schools.
The Deputy Governor, Otunba Grace Titi Laoye-Tomori is the Commissioner for Education while the Permanent Secretaries are
Mr Olufemi Fawole- Permanent Secretary (Education)
Dr Obisesan B.T – Tutor General/Permanent Secretary (Osun Central District Education Office, Ila)
Mr Kola Buari – Tutor General/Permanent Secretary (Osun East District Education Office, Ile Ife)
Mr Adisa O.M – Tutor General/Permanent Secretary (Osun West District Education Office, Ikire)
Mr Kolawole F.A – Permanent Secretary (State Universal Basic Education Board)
Mr Olayinka O.M – Permanent Secretary (Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office)