Department of Planning, Development and Research is currently under the jurisdiction of Permanent Secretary (Core Education), Ministry of Education.
The department consists of 41 personnel, i.e. 28 officers and 13 support staff. There are five (5) sections/ unit under the Department, i.e. (i) Administration and Human Resource Section; (ii) Finance Section (iii) Research and Planning Section; (iv) Education Data Management Section; and (v) International Assessment Unit.