The following are departments/units and their functions in Kaduna State SUBEB


Office of the
Executive Chairman

The following units are in the Office of the Executive Chairman:

  1. Internal Audit
  2. Monitoring & Evaluation
  3. Procurement
  • Internal Audit Unit

    The Internal Audit Unit is a compliance/control is headed by the Chief Internal Auditor and assisted by other Auditors within the Board. It serves as a managerial control unit of the organization which functions to ensure measuring and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of the Internal Control system. of the Board.

  • Key Functions of Unit:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Unit

    This unit was established to assist in developing a sustainable monitoring and evaluation system that can provide a consistent flow of information on the progress and performance of the Board's initiatives to inform policy, review, budgeting and decision making. It consists of four (4) sections namely:

    1. Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E).
    2. Education Management Information System (EMIS).
    3. Information Communication Technology (ICT).
    4. Planning and Research

    Besides, the UNICEF Focal Person and UNICEF Health Desk Officer are in M&E Unit. All activities of UNICEF are co-ordinated by the Focal Person.

  • Key Functions of Unit:

  • Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

  • Education Management Information System (EMIS)

  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Planning and Research

  • Procurement Unit

    The Procurement Unit handles all SUBEB procurement issues and serves as the Secretariat of the Due Process Committee.

  • Key Functions of Unit:
    The Procurement Unit’s primary functions and responsibilities are to conduct the process for procurement of goods, works and services. The activities in the process are as listed below.


Support Services

The Department of Administration and Supplies provides daily/routine assistance to the Executive Chairman in the administration of the Board. The Department carries out general administrative duties bothering on the control and coordination of personnel and assets.

  • Structure

    The Department is headed by a Director and assisted by 2 Deputy Directors and an Assistant Director.

  • Functions
    The function of the unit centers mainly on the efficiency and management of both human and material resources of the Board. These include:


Human Resources

The Department is one of the main departments in the Board that is responsible in carrying out general administrative duties bordering on the control and coordination of all teaching and non-teaching staff in the 23 Local Government Areas under SUBEB.

  • Structure

    The Department is headed by the Permanent Member Human Resources and assisted by a Deputy Director.

  • Functions
    These include:


Finance and Accounts

The Finance and Accounts department handles all financial matters of the Board. It consists of five (5) sub-units namely:

  1. Salaries & Wages:
  2. Treasury
  3. Stores
  4. Final Accounts
  5. Expenditure Control


  • Functions
    Some of the functions of the sub-units are as follows:

  • Salaries & Wages

  • Treasury

  • Stores

  • Final Accounts

  • Expenditure Control


Schools Management

The Department of Schools Management is vested with the responsibility of Teacher Professional Development, Guidance and Counseling, provision of Instructional Materials, Library Development, Curriculum Development, and Sports/Quiz Activities in the Board.

  • Structure

    The Department is headed by a Director and assisted by (2) Deputy Directors and (2) Assistant Directors. It has three (2) main units, namely:
    1. School Services
    2. Social Mobilization

  • School Services Unit

    The School Services Unit is made up of the following Sub-units:
    A. Primary Education with sub-units as follows:
    • Guidance and Counseling;
    • School Library Services;
    • Inclusive Education;
    • Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS);
    • Co-Curricular Activities;
    • Integration of Qur’anic/Tsangaya Education (IQTE);
    • Strengthening of Mathematics and Science Education (SMASE).
    B. Advisory Support Services.
    C. Early Childhood Care Development and Education.

  • Key Functions of Unit:

  • Social Mobilization Unit

    Social Mobilization encompasses Advocacy, Sensitization, and Mobilization of the general public to support and participate in the decision of basic education in Kaduna State. The unit was established as a result of the reform programme organized by the Office of the Head of Service in September 2010. It encompasses (3) three separate sub-units and are as follows:

    • Stakeholders Mobilization and Community Participation
    • Communication and Knowledge Management
    • Inclusive Education (sensitization and mobilization)

  • Key Functions of Unit:
    Social Mobilization being one of the units in this department has the following specific functions to achieve its set objectives:


Quality Assurance

The Department of Quality Assurance is charged with the responsibility of ensuring high quality Basic Education through appropriate Quality Assurance mechanisms as well as prescribing, monitoring, evaluating and maintaining minimum standards, especially in the area of teaching and learning, in all public primary schools in the State.

  • Structure

    The Department is headed by a Director and assisted by a Deputy Director and three Assistant Directors. The Department has 3 Units:
    i. Assessment Unit;
    ii. Monitoring and Evaluation;
    iii. Zonal Office Matters.

  • Key Functions of Unit:


Project Monitoring

The Physical Project and Monitoring Department are assigned with ensuring the provision of qualitative infrastructural facilities in Pre-primary, Primary, and Junior Secondary Schools in the State.

  • Structure

    The Department is headed by a Director and assisted by 2 Deputy Directors. It has two (2) Units namely:
    • Project Planning
    • Project Implementation and Monitoring

  • Key Functions of Unit:
    The Department is saddled with the following activities:

  • Project Planning Unit:

  • Project Implementation and Monitoring Unit: