Office of Education Quality Assurance

Lagos State Office of Education Quality Assurance was established through an executive order on September 13th, 2013 and became operational on 2nd of March, 2015.


Striving for Education Excellence


To enhance quality standard in educational institutions below tertiary level, setting clearly defined learning outcomes through holistic evaluation.


             The quest for sustained improvement of learner’s achievement, particularly external examination.

             The need of strengthen government’s control and regulation of school below tertiary level.

             The desire of redefine of criteria of delivery of Quantity Education in the state.

             The growing number of public and private schools as well as vocational institutions in the state which require more analytic and evaluative supervision.


  • Quality Assurance (Headquarters and six (6) District Offices)
  • Monitoring & Investigation
  • Planning, Research and Statistics
  • Administration and Human Resource
  • Account


 There are five (5) Divisions in Admin and Human Resource department which are:

  1. Learning and development
  2. General administration
  3. Employee relations
  4. Human resources measures and accountability
  5. Workforce recruitment
  1. Learning and Development: learning and development are the indispensable functions of human resources management. It is the attempt to improve the current or future performance of an employee by increasing the ability of an employee through educating and increasing one’s skills and knowledge in a particular subject.
  2. General Administration:
  3. Employee Relations: employees are the pillars of any organization. Employee relationship is very broad concept and it is one of the crucial functions. They have the ability to influence behaviors and work outputs. Well planned employee relations will the healthy and balanced relation between the employee and the employer.
  4. Human Resources and Accountability:
  5. Workforce Recruitment: worker force recruitment is the process of captivating screening and selecting potential and qualified candidates based on objective criteria for a particular job. The goal of this process to attract qualified applicants and to encourage the unqualified applicants to opt out. Workforce recruitment process is very important to every organization because it reduce the cost of mistake such as engaging incompetent, unmotivated, and under qualified employees.


  1. Planning intervention programme for school leaders, Collation of data on WSE, WASSCE and BESE to identify schools/districts intervention needs.
  2. Itinerary for OEQA activities for the year.
  3. Stakeholders meeting on annual school calendar for schools below tertiary institutions.
  4. Formulating instruments for types and modalities for intervention.
  5. Keeping an update on education policies and disseminating same to the Districts.
  6. Ensuring improved monitoring of curriculum implantation in public and private schools below tertiary level.
  7. Setting up of library in all the 26 offices and the headquarters.
  8. Collation of data on WSE and analyze
  9. Collate WASSCE and BECE analysis of all to determine the progression level of schools.
  10. Organizing annual education stakeholders’ forum
  11. Any other duties assigned by the DG.


  1. Monitoring of schools compliance to government guidelines.
  2. Coordinates monitoring of internal examinations in public schools.
  3. Policies on safeguarding and child protection.
  4. Monitoring of external examinations in government and private schools below tertiary level.
  5. Investigation of all matter affecting learners and staff of educational institutions.


  1. Conduct of whole school Evaluation (WSE) in all government and private schools below the tertiary level in the state.
  2. Conduct of Teaching and learning monitoring in schools.
  3. Critique of WSE reports.
  4. Distribution of critiqued WSE reports to schools visited.
  5. Collation of WSE reports from the districts and headquarters.
  6. Writing of executive summary
  7. Production of Annual State of Education Reports(ASER)


For smooth running of the office and optimal performance of Quality Assurance activities, six (6) Districts

coordinating offices were established in all the 20 Local Government Area and 37 LCDAs.

The district and Zonal Areas are as follows:

District 1:- Agege, Ifako-Ijaye ad Alimosho

District 2:- Ikorodu, Kosofe & Somolu

District 3:- Ibeju-Lekki, Eti-Osa, Epe & Lagos Island

District 4:- Apapa, mainland and surulere

District 5:- Ajeromi Ifelodun, Amuwo-Odofin, Badagry and Ojo

District 6:- Ikeja, Mushin and Oshodi-Isolo.

You can also reach the Agency through the link below: