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Director Yang Mulia Dr. Awang Hazri bin Haji Kifle
2nd & 3rd Floor, Block C
Ministry of Education
Old Airport Road
Berakas BB3510
Brunei Darussalam
ContactTel : +673 2382126/ +673 2381757
Fax : +673 2380115

About the Department
Department of Planning, Development and Research is currently under the jurisdiction of Permanent Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of Education. The department consists of 47 personnel, i.e. 29 officers and 18 support staff. There are five (5) sections/Unit under the department, i.e. (i) Administration and Human Resource Section; (ii) Finance and Legislative Council Section; (iii) Research and Planning Section; (iv) Education Data Management Section; (v) International Assessment Unit.

Sections and Units

  1. Administration and Human Resource Section
  2. Finance and Legislative Council Section
  3. Research and Planning Section
  4. Education Data Management Section
  5. International Assessment Unit

​Quality Education, Dynamic Nation

​To formulate educational planning and development through evidence-based research for decision-making.

  • ​Strategic Objective 1:   Transform our organization human resources through a performance-driven culture for growth and success.
  • Strategic Objective 2:   Provide equal and equitable access to quality education
  • Strategic Objective 3:   Engage and involve stakeholders for shared accountability in the learning development of our learners

Organization Structure

Duties & Responsibilites

  • To conduct policy-based and evidence-based studies to support policy planning and revision align with the strategic direction of the Ministry of Education and Brunei Vision 2035
  • Identify current educational issues that require further research
  • The collection and analysis of education related data for the needs of the Ministry of Education including the Publication of the Brunei Darussalam Education Year Book and Publication of Education Indicator and Statistics
  • Focal point for the Ministry of Education with government and international agencies in the data and information dealings for example Economic Planning and Development Department and United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • As a Secretariat of the Legislative Council for Ministry of Education
  • As a champion/implementor of Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

*Updated 26/10/2019