The Department of Statistics (DOS) of MOE, in its mission to promote the development of education statistical systems, has developed a central repository of education profiles of statistical systems. The scope of work of the DOS covers statistical planning, official statistics, statistical surveys, statistical databases, applied statistical analyses, statistical services and much more.
Recently, statistical information has attracted a significant amount of attention to develop the diversity in education. Consequently, as the importance of educational statistics is increased, the workload of DOS becomes heavier. However, with the help of the use of information techniques and technology statistical methods and the cooperation with other public sectors, the efficiency of statistics works has been enhanced.
DOS comprises two divisions with 12 staff members. They include a department head, a deputy department head, a senior executive officers,two chiefs, three specialists, three officers, and one research assistant. In addition, there are 7 contracted personnel and one personnel on loan. According to Ministry of Education Organization Act, Responsibilities of various divisions are listed below.
The department is divided into two divisions, the higher education statistics division and the K-12 education statistics division.
The higher education statistics division:
The higher education statistics division performs the following functions, within the areas of its mission:
The K-12 education division:
The K-12 education statistics division performs the following functions, within the areas of its mission: