PLANNING, RESEARCH & STATISTICS

Introduction

The Department of Planning, Research and Statistics is headed by the Director, assisted by 4 Heads of Units. The Department, through the Director, is answerable to the Executive Secretary through the Deputy Executive Secretary (Technical).

The basic functions of the Department include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising Management on acquisition, maintenance, utilization and updating of ICT facilities in the Commission.
  • Setting standards and monitoring the progress of the Computer Centres at the SUBEBs as well as providing technical support on the development of EMIS at UBEC, SUBEBs, LGEAs and School levels.
  • Designing and developing data collecting instruments, coordinating and managing the basic education databank through collation, processing and dissemination.
  • Serving as link between collaborating agencies and other stakeholders on ICT development, data management and other related issues.
  • Coordinating the development of UBEC Action, Strategic and Rolling Plans.
  • Coordinating UBECs’ Action Plans and Budget.
  • Organizing quarterly In-house Seminars for UBEC staff.
  • Collating and editing UBEC Annual Report.
  • Collating and editing articles for publication in the UBE Forum and The Basic Educationist.
  • Coordinating Action Research in identified areas of Basic Education.
  • Managing research and development components of assisted projects by International Development Partners – IDPs.
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators-KPIs from approved Action Plans for UBE and SUBEBs and reporting same to stakeholders.
  • Serving as a Secretariat for Inter-Departmental Committee on Research and serving as Technical Partners on special research assignments.
  • Providing professional and technical support to SUBEBs on the development of their Strategic Plans, data generation, analysis, dissemination and EMIS.
  • Carrying out any other functions as may be directed by the Executive Secretary from time to time.

Structure

  • The Department has four units namely:
  • Education Management Information System(EMIS) and Statistics
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Research and Publications
  • Strategic Planning

STRATEGIC PLANNING UNIT

  • Coordinating the development of UBEC Action, Strategic and Rolling Plans.
  • Coordinating UBECs’ Action Plans and Budget.
  • Monitoring the implementation of Action Plans and Budget.
  •  Collating and editing UBEC Annual Report.
  •  Managing research and development components of assisted projects by I4nternational Development Partners – IDPs.
  •  Developing Key Performance Indicators-KPIs from approved Action Plans for UBE and SUBEBs and reporting same to stakeholders.
  • Serve as secretariat for inter-departmental Committee on Research and serving as technical; Partners on special research assignments.
  •  Carrying out any others activities that may be assigned by the Commission.
  RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION UNIT
  • Collating and editing articles for publication in the UBE Forum and UBE Digest.
  •  Organizing in house seminars/workshops and Conferences for UBEC.
  • Managing research and development components of assisted projects by International Development Partners-IDPs.
  •  Coordinating action research in identified areas of basic education.
  • Carrying out any others activities that may be assigned by the Commission.
    EDUCATION MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (EMIS)/STATISTICS UNIT
  • Developing and designing of data collection instruments/templates.
  • Basic Education Data collection, processing, analysis and reporting
  • Dissemination of Basic  Education Data to researchers and other end-users.
  • Setting standards and monitoring the progress of EMIS development at the SUBEBs, LGEAs and schools level.
  • Providing professional and technical support to SUBEBs on data generation, analysis and dissemination.
  • Serving as a linkage to collaborating agencies and stakeholder’s on data management and other related issues.
  • Carrying out any other activities that may be assigned by the Commission.
   INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) UNIT
  • Advising Management on acquisition, maintenance, utilization and updating of ICT facilities in the Commission.
  • Setting standards and monitoring the progress of the Computer Centres at the SUBEBs as well as providing technical support on the development of EMIS at UBEC, SUBEBs, LGEAs and School levels.
  • Serving as link between collaborating agencies and other stakeholders on ICT development, data management and other related issues.
  • Management and controlling of the Commissions Network and Website.
  • Carrying out any other activities that may be assigned by the Commission.