1. Policy and Control of Pre-Primary Education in katsina State.
  2. Approval, Regulation and Monitoring of Private, Pre-Primary, Primary, Post-Primary, Vocational and Technical Institutions.
  3. To draw up strategies, policies and plans for educational reform and development.
  4. Educational Technology with emphasis on Educational Broadcast and Audio-Visual Aids.
  5. Guidance and Counseling
  6. Schools Construction Programme
  7. Inspection of Private and Public Schools for quality control and educational standards
  8. Relations with the Nigeria Union of Teachers and similar Organizations in conjunction with the Office of the Special Adviser on Education
  9. State Committee on Implementation of the National Policy on Education         (6-3-3-4)
  10. Supervision and Management of all Libraries and Schools of Family Support Programme.
  11. To take charge of the overall planning, coordination and management of all forms of education at various levels
  12. To promote all-round development of compulsory education and equitable education
  13. To lay down requirements for and basic documents for teaching in elementary education