Definition of Policies and Regulations
By constitutional and legal provision the Ministry of National Education is responsible for generating the sectorial policy and the relevant regulations for the organization of the various forms of provision of the public service of education, in order to guide Education in the levels of Pre-school, Basic, Secondary and Higher Education for Work and Human Development.
With this authority, the Ministry can make regulatory proposals (reforms of the Constitution of the law), issue regulations (decrees and resolutions) and guidelines (directives, circulars and concepts).
The main responsible for this service are: the Office of the Minister, the General Secretariat, the offices of the vice-ministers of Preschool, Basic and Secondary Education and of Higher Education, and the Office of Legal Counsel.
Relevant, applicable and accessible rules
For the Ministry of Education is important that the policies and rules generated from the entity are relevant, applicable, clear, timely, accessible and consistent with the constitution, the law and the government plan.
Accessibility is one of the characteristics of this service that seeks the participation of stakeholders as required and has various mechanisms for dissemination; in this sense, the website of the Ministry of Education is one of the technological supports of this service.
In the Legal Advisory section users can participate in the construction of rules, in the spaces created to receive inputs of the draft decree.
Also, in this space more than 1,800 education standards issued since 1886 can be found: laws, decrees, resolutions and ministerial directives.