The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) is an agency of the Ministry of Education mandated by Parliament to provide an independent external evaluation of the quality and standards in basic and second cycle educational institutions in the country on a periodic basis.
In 2008, the Education Act, 778 established the National Inspectorate Board, with 3 main responsibilities:
(a) School Inspection, (b) School Evaluation and (c) Standards enforcement.
The National Schools Inspectorate Authority, formerly known as National Inspectorate Board (NIB), according to the Education Regulatory Bodies Act(ERBA, 2020(ACT1023)) has the mandate to:
(a) Develop; (b) Publish; (c) Promote; (d) License all public and private Pre-Tertiary Schools; (e) Enforce;
the highest quality standards for quality education in public and private Pre-Tertiary Educational Institutions