The mandate of the sector in the district is the provision of educational services, which cover nursery, primary, secondary, trade, special education and technical education. This comes with a number of responsibilities that include: planning for the sector’s development and programs; coordination, monitoring, evaluation and provision of technical guidance on sector policies; quality assurance and standards in the education curricula; inspection, supervision and mentoring. It also handles appointment and sensitization of School Management Committees (SMCs); overseeing establishment and operation of Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres; and promotion of sports development in the district.