Ministry of Education (Brunei)

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Ministry of Education
Kementerian Pendidikan
Ministry of Education Brunei.jpg
Ministry of Education building in 2022
Ministry overview
Formed1 January 1984; 39 years ago (1984-01-01)
JurisdictionGovernment of Brunei
HeadquartersBandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
4°55′33.9″N 114°55′51.2″E / 4.926083°N 114.930889°E / 4.926083; 114.930889Coordinates: 4°55′33.9″N 114°55′51.2″E / 4.926083°N 114.930889°E / 4.926083; 114.930889
Annual budgetDecrease$583 million BND (2022)
Minister responsible
Websitewww.moe.gov.bn
Footnotes
[1][2][3]

The Ministry of Education (MOE or MoE; Malay: Kementerian Pendidikan) is a cabinet-level ministry in the government of Brunei which oversees education in the country. It was established immediately upon Brunei's independence on 1 January 1984.[1] It is currently led by a minister and the incumbent is Romaizah Mohd Salleh[a] who took office since 7 June 2022.[3] The ministry is headquartered in Bandar Seri Begawan.

Budget[edit]

In the fiscal year 2022–23, the ministry has been allocated a budget of B$583 million[b], a 23 percent decrease from the previous year.[2]

Ministers[edit]

Portrait Minister Term start Term end Time in office Ref.
Abdul Aziz Umar (1969).jpg
Abdul Aziz Umar 1 January 1984 21 October 1986 2 years, 293 days [6]
Abdul Rahman Mohamed Taib (1970).jpg
Abdul Rahman Taib 21 October 1986 30 November 1988 2 years, 40 days [6]
Abdul Aziz Umar (1969).jpg
Abdul Aziz Umar 30 November 1988 24 May 2005 16 years, 175 days [6]
Abdul Rahman Mohamed Taib (1970).jpg
Abdul Rahman Taib 24 May 2005 29 May 2010 5 years, 5 days [6][7]
Abu Bakar Apong.jpg
Abu Bakar Apong 29 May 2010 22 October 2015 5 years, 146 days [6][7]
Suyoi Osman.jpg
Suyoi Osman 22 October 2015 29 January 2018 2 years, 99 days [6]
Hamzah Sulaiman on 10 April 2018.jpg
Hamzah Sulaiman 29 January 2018 7 June 2022 4 years, 129 days [8][9]
Romaizah Mohd Salleh in 2018.jpg
Romaizah Mohd Salleh 7 June 2022 Incumbent 234 days [8]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The official Malay name upon the appointment was Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Dayang Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd. Salleh.[4]
  2. ^ US$419 million as of July 2022[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Menon 1987, p. 92.
  2. ^ a b Hj Abu Bakar, Rasidah; Bandial, Ain (28 February 2022). "All public schools to get new computers as part of MoE's digital revamp". The Scoop. Archived from the original on 8 March 2022. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  3. ^ a b The Scoop (7 June 2022). "HM announces major cabinet shakeup — full list of appointees". The Scoop. Archived from the original on 2 July 2022. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  4. ^ Ali Rahman, Muhammad Khairulanwar (8 June 2022). "Perlantikan, Pertukaran Menteri Kabinet, Timbalan Menteri" (PDF). Pelita Brunei (in Malay). No. 67 #69. pp. 3–4. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  5. ^ "583,000,000 BND to USD - Bruneian Dollars to US Dollars Exchange Rate". XE.com. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Menteri-Menteri Cabinet" (PDF).
  7. ^ a b "Sultanate - News | Negara Brunei Darussalam | 3 ministers transferred". www.sultanate.com. Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  8. ^ a b Scoop, The (30 January 2018). "HM announces surprise cabinet reshuffle - full list of new appointees". The Scoop. Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  9. ^ Bandial, Rasidah Hj Abu Bakar, Ain (7 June 2022). "HM: New cabinet must carry out duties with 'full loyalty and responsibility'". The Scoop. Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  • Menon, K.U. (1987). "BRUNEI DARUSSALAM IN 1986: In Search of the Political Kingdom". Southeast Asian Affairs. 1987: 85–101. doi:10.1355/SEAA87F. JSTOR 27908570.

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