• To provide free compulsory and universal basic education for every school aged child in Bauchi State

  • To formulate and implement policy guidelines for the successful implementation of the universal basic education system in the state

  • To advice the state government on the funding an orderly development to basic education in the state

  • To establish a basic education data bank and conduct research on basic education in Bauchi state

  • To manage Primary and Junior Secondary Schools

  • To disburse funds provided to it from federal, state and local government and other sources.

  • To undertake new capital projects, rehabilitate and maintain dilapidated classrooms and other infrastructures 

  • To create child friendly school environment

  • To monitor and supervise teaching and learning in private primary schools in the state.