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Quality Private Education

Ensure Growth and Development of Private Education Through Effective Regulation and Quality Education Service

Private Education Section, formerly known as the Non-Government Schools Section (SBK) under the purview of the Department of Schools, Ministry of Education, changed to its present name on 3rd January 2005 and is now under the purview of the Director General of Education Office, Ministry of Education

Yang Mulia Awang Sofian Erwan bin Mohamad
AddressDepartment of Private Education
4th Floor, Block D
Ministry of Education
Old Airport Road
Berakas BB3510, Brunei Darussalam
ContactTel: + 673 2382621 [Direct Line]
Fax : + 673 2382873

Main Values

Professional, Integrity, Vision, Accountability, Teamwork, Efficient

  • Establishment and management of all private educational institutions to comply with the legal provisions and regulations /conditions/standards set forth. 
  • Implementation of policy, planning, and direction of private education is in line with:

           i.    the Ministry of Education’s Mission (to provide holistic education to achieve the fullest potential for all) and Vision (for Quality Education towards a developed, peaceful and prosperous Nation);

           ii.   Brunei Vision 2035;

           iii.  the National KPI;

  • Private Higher Education Institutions provide quality education and that is relevant to the country’s needs;
  • Efficient monitoring of Private education institutions and the enforcement of Education Laws and Regulations;
  • Enhance co-operation between the public and private sectors.

  • Regulating and Enforcement of Education Act on the Establishment, Registration, and Education Services including the Implementation of National Education System SPN21 in all IPS.
  • Effective Support System to Private Education Institutions through monitoring, advice, and guidance and regulating and enforcement of Education Act and Guidelines to all private schools.
  • Collection of Revenue in support of national Gross Domestic Products (GDP).

Administration and Finance Unit

The Administration and Finance Unit is responsible for all tasks relating to administration and finance – the management and coordination of files, officers and staff, assets, and private educational institutions’ information and data. The Unit also processes private educational institutions’ applications regarding fees and sponsored activities; prepares financial statements; budget estimates; preparation of payment vouchers and manages proceeds collected.

Registration Unit

The Registration Unit processes applications for the establishment and registration of private educational institutions for all categories, including making the preliminary inspection of the proposed premise for the school / higher education institution to be established; processes the recruitment and registration of teachers; registration of directors; new students enrolling into private educational institutions; and Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA).

Policy and Development Unit

The Policy and Development unit is responsible for tasks related to policies and regulations, including re-examining the Education Act (Cap 210) for necessary amendment(s); the enforcement of the Education Act (Cap 210) and its subsidiary regulations as well as the Compulsory Education Act (Cap 211); as well as the enforcement of legislative acts in accordance with the powers conferred in the Education Act (Cap 210). 

The Unit is also responsible for the planning and coordination of the Private Education Section’s staff development/training programs as well as for teachers of private educational institutions (under the initiatives of the Private Education Section).

Supervision and Monitoring Unit

The Supervision and Monitoring Unit is responsible for the regulation (supervising and monitoring) of private educational institutions to ensure compliance to the provisions of the Education Act (Cap 210) and its Subsidiary Legislations as well as the Compulsory Education Act (Cap 211) and all adopted regulations and guidelines. Regulatory action is carried out by means of inspections as well as legislative actions in accordance with the powers conferred in the Education Act (Cap 210). The Unit also oversees, coordinates / supports the Ministry of Education’s implemented policies, regulations, and programs as well as those of other Ministries (for example, the Ministry of Health’s, health promotion program) at all private educational institutions.

Strategic and Relations Unit

The Strategic and Relations Unit is responsible for the coordination and deliberation of the Ministry of Education’s initiatives and projects involving private educational institutions at national and international levels.

Seconded Teachers Unit

The Seconded Teachers Unit is responsible for the deployment of seconded Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu), Malay Islamic Monarchy (MIB), and Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) subject teachers to private educational schools; as well as to manage their welfare and wellbeing.

List of Private Education Institutions (IPS)


  1. BICPA-FTMS Accountancy Academy Sdn. Bhd
  2. Cosmopolitan College of Commerce & Technology (CCCT) Sdn Bhd (Cawangan Jaya Setia)
  3. Kemuda Institute Sdn Bhd (Cawangan Beribi)
  4. Kemuda Institute Sdn Bhd (Cawangan Kuala Belait)
  5. Kolej IGS Sdn Bhd
  6. Laksamana College of Business (B) Sdn Bhd
  7. Micronet International College (Cawangan Gadong)
  8. Micronet International College (Cawangan Jerudong)
  9. HADtech College
  10. Mahakarya Institute of The Arts Asia (MIAA)


  1. The International School (B) Sungai Hanching
  2. Jerudong International School Sdn Bhd
  3. Miftah An-Nur International Islamic School
  4. Panaga School
  5. Seri Mulia Sarjana International School
  6. The International School (B) (Seria)
  7. EML International School


  1. AL-Falaah School (Sg Akar)
  2. Al-Falaah School (Ban 5)
  3. Bakti Dewa School (Jerudong)
  4. Bakti Dewa School (Berakas)
  5. Bright Jigsaw School
  6. Chung Hwa Middle School (BSB)
  7. DES School
  8. Fairview School
  9. Sekolah Rendah IQRA
  10. Jigsaw Playschool
  11. Jigsaw Primary School
  12. Joyful Kids Montessori School
  13. Learning Tree School
  14. Little Caliph School
  15. Nusa Laila Puteri School (Jangsak)
  16. Nusa Laila Puteri School (Kiulap)
  17. Nusa Laila Puteri School (Sungai Buloh)
  18. Nusa Laila Puteri School (Tanjung Bunut)
  19. Rising Star child Development
  20. Sekolah Alif Sdn Bhd (Tungku)
  21. Sekolah Cahaya Bina Insan
  22. Sekolah Cemerlang Abejess
  23. Sekolah Freda Radin
  24. Sekolah Kesuma Mekar
  25. Sekolah Luqman Darussalam
  26. Sekolah PGGMB (Sungkai Akar)
  27. Sekolah Riverside (Sungai Matan)
  28. Sekolah Riverside (Masin)
  29. Sekolah Seri Mulia Sarjana (Jangsak)
  30. Sekolah Seri Mulia Sarjana (Santul)
  31. Sekolah Seri Mulia Sarjana (Mata-Mata)
  32. Sekolah Sinaran Mas
  33. Sekolah Sinaran Pelangi
  34. Sekolah St. Andrew
  35. Sekolah St. George
  36. Sekolah Tadika Jaya Datin Hajah Malai Rogayah
  37. Sekolah Taman Asuhan PERTIWI
  38. Sekolah Taman Didikan Anak-Anak Polis Diraja Brunei
  39. Sekolah Tunas Jaya PGGMB (Lambak)
  40. Sekolah Tunas Jaya PGGMB (Madang)
  41. Sekolah Wonder Kidz
  42. Sekolah Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
  43. Sekolah Stella
  44. Sunshine School
  45. Syamde Bright Kids School
  46. Tangga Gemilang School
  47. Tinkerbell Learning School
  48. Bakti Dewa School (Tutong)
  49. Sekolah Chung Hwa (Kiudang)
  50. Sekolah Chung Hwa (Tutong)
  51. Sekolah PERTAMA
  52. Sekolah Nurul Falah
  53. Sekolah Nusa Jaya
  54. Sekolah Alif Sdn Bhd (Kuala Belait)
  55. Sekolah Menengah Chung Ching
  56. Sekolah Chung Hwa (Labi)
  57. Sekolah Chung Lian
  58. Sekolah St. James
  59. Sekolah St. John
  60. Sekolah St. Margaret
  61. Sekolah St. Angela
  62. Sekolah Tadika ABC
  63. Sekolah Tunas Jaya PGGMB (Kuala Belait)
  64. Sekolah Pai Yuek
  65. Suria Jaya School
  66. Chung Hua Middle School (Kuala Belait)

Organization Structure
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*Updated 08/11/2023