Rwanda Basic Education Board (REB)
Short Description
was established in 2011 by the law no: 44/2010 of 07/12/2010 modified by law number 20 bis/2017 of 28/04/2017 establishing Rwanda Basic Education Board and determine its mission, organization and functions


To improve the quality of Basic Education through curriculum development, development and management of teachers, assessment, and promote the use of information and communication technology in education.


Fast tracking basic education development in Rwanda by  designing and delivering high quality free 12 years of basic education for all children of school going age.

• To contribute to determining education policy;

• To coordinate and fast track education programmes and activities aimed at providing to all categories of Rwandans a qualitative education;

• To design and distribute curricula, teaching materials, guides, methodologies and establish teaching methods for nursery, primary secondary, specialized schools and adult literacy education in accordance with the current educational development;

• To promote the use of information and communication technology in education;

• To coordinate programs and activities aimed at developing teachers, building their capacities and improving their management;

• To establish regulations determining how national examinations are conducted in various levels of education, except in vocational and technical training and in higher learning institutions;

• To cooperate and collaborate with other regional and international institutions having similar responsibilities

• To advise Government on all activities which can fast track education development in Rwanda.

(+250) 255121482/ 3020
Stadium Road, Remera
P.O. BOX 3817
Kigali, Rwanda