Ministere de l'Education Nationale (MEN) (Ministry of National Education) (Senegal)
The Minister of National Education prepares and implements the policy defined by the Head of State in matters of education, training of children and young people of age to attend schools providing pre-school education, elementary, general average or general secondary, As such, it is responsible, subject to the powers devolved to local authorities, the management of public education preschool, primary, middle and general secondary
It prepares and implements the policy on private preschool, primary, middle and general secondary education.
It ensures the establishment of a peaceful climate in schools.
It ensures the education of the youngest.
It ensures the improvement of the organization and functioning of daaras and their integration into the education system.
It encourages the practice of reading and writing.
It ensures the teaching of civic education in the education system.
It is responsible for ensuring the quality of educational programs, ensuring the necessary reforms, and ensuring the level of education of the population through the development of appropriate literacy programs.
It operates within the framework of the African education system.See more