H.E. the Minister of Education Dr. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Isa endorsed the Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Education and its enforcement began from its release on Monday, 3rd of September 2018 (G).
The structure included the Consolidation, Termination and Creation of a Number of Agencies, aiming at more integrative work processes and the streamlining of Duties the Ministry is tasked with in accordance with Scopes of these Duties and in Alignment with Saudi Vision 2030.
Furthermore, the Minister issued Decisions related to Assignments of Deputies as per the Organizational Structure. The structuring included merger of the Two Deputies of Male and Female Education into a Single Deputy under the name Agency of Education Performance, and naming the Education Agency tasked with University Affairs as Agency of Higher Education and Academic Research, Creation of the Agency of Parallel Education, it is authorized for the Education of those Gifted, Special Education, Qualitative Initiatives Center, Lifelong Education and Saudi Schools Abroad, Creation of the Agency of Human Resources and Agency of Financial and Administrative Affairs.
The Structure has Ten Agencies, Two Sub-Agencies and Fifty-Four General Departments. The new Organizational Structure includes Renaming of some General Departments affiliated with H.E. the Minister are:
- General Department of Partnerships & International Relations
- General Department of Media and Communication
- General Department of Internal Auditing
- General Department of Legal Affairs
- General Department of Follow-up
- Intellectual Awareness Center
- Department of Communication
- Higher Education Ad-hoc Committee Secretariat
- Vision Realization Office
Ministry Deputies, Regional Education Department’s Managers, Regional Departments Secretariat, National Center for Educational Professional Development, Saudi Digital Library, General Department of Missions and Scholarships are all affiliated with H.E. Deputy Minister of Education.
The Structure also introduced New Position of Minister Assistant for Support Services. Agency of Human Resources, Agency of Financial and Administrative Affairs, Agency of Projects and Maintenance reports to this office. Department of Services Quality Control, General Department of Safety and Security, and the Management Communication Center are also affiliated with this office.