In 2008, the Education Act, 778 established the National Inspectorate Board (NIB).
The main responsibilities of NIB are:
- (a) to undertake the inspection of schools
- (b) to evaluate on a periodic basis first and second cycle institutions and
- (c) to set and enforce standards to be observed at the basic and secondary levels in both public and private educational institutions.
The National Schools Inspectorate Authority, formally known as National Inspectorate Board (NIB), according to the Education Regulatory Bodies Act(ERBA, 2020(ACT1023)) has the mandate to:
(d) License all public and private Pre-Tertiary Schools
the highest quality standards for quality education in public and private Pre-Tertiary Educational Institutions