Headed by a Chief, the Division of Personnel Management runs directly under the Bureau of Education Administration. The Division is responsible for personnel matters, including personnel recruitment, training, management, and certification for the Ministry. Major activities for the Division include the following:
- Administering and implementing the Public Service System Act and related personnel policies and regulations within the Ministry;
- Establishing systems, in concurrence with the Bureau of Public Service System, for personnel performance evaluation and training;
- Managing and issuing personnel certification, including teaching certificates to all classroom teachers and teacher training for those who do not meet certification criteria;
- Determining personnel needs, recruiting appropriate personnel, and initiating staff development programs; and
Maintaining and managing a centralized personnel recordkeeping system similar to that at the Bureau of Public Service System.