CHAPTER 142
TANZANIA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE TANZANIA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

   3.   Establishment of Institute.

   4.   Objects and functions of Institute.

PART III
ADMINISTRATION

   5.   The Council.

   6.   Powers and duties of Council.

   7.   Decrees.

   8.   Council may establish Boards and Committees.

PART IV
THE STAFF OF THE INSTITUTE

   9.   Director.

   10.   Deputy Director.

   11.   Director and Deputy Director entitled to attend meetings of Council.

   12.   Secretary.

   13.   Appointment of staff.

PART V
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   14.   Funds of the Institute.

   15.   Power to borrow.

   16.   Annual and supplementary budget.

   17.   Investment.

   18.   Accounts and audit.

   19.   Director's report.

   20.   Annual statement of accounts and report to be laid before National Assembly.

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   21.   Regulations.

   22.   Fees and allowances.

   23.   Minister may give directions.

   24.   Liability of members of Council, etc.

   25.   Amendment of Schedule.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 142
THE TANZANIA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION ACT

An Act to establish the Tanzania Institute of Education.

[23rd November, 1988]
[ss. 3 and 4]

Acts Nos.
13 of 1975
4 of 1987
11 of 1988
13 of 1988
5 of 1993

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title Acts Nos. 4 of 1987 Sch.; 5 of 1993 Sch.">

   This Act may be cited as the Tanzania Institute of Education Act.

2.   Interpretation Acts Nos. 4 of 1987 Sch.; 5 of 1993 Sch.">

   In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "Council" means the Council of the Institute established under section 5;

   "decree" means a decree promulgated by the Council under section 7;

   "Director" means the Director of the Institute appointed by the President under section 9;

   "Deputy Director" means the Deputy Director of the Institute appointed by the Council under section 10;

   "Institute" means the Tanzania Institute of Education established by section 3;

   "member" in relation to the Council, includes its Chairman;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for national education;

   "Secretary" means the Executive Secretary of the Institute appointed by the Council under section 12;

   "student" means any person accepted for any course of study conducted by the Institute.

PART II
THE TANZANIA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (ss 3-4)

3.   Establishment of Institute Acts Nos. 4 of 1987 Sch.; 5 of 1933 Sch.">

   (1) There is hereby established an institute to be known as the Tanzania Institute of Education.

   (2) The Institute shall be a body corporate and shall–

   (a)   have perpetual succession and a common seal;

   (b)   in its corporate name, be capable of suing and being sued;

   (c)   be capable of purchasing and otherwise acquiring, and of alienating, any movable or immovable property;

   (d)   subject to the provisions of this Act, have power from time to time to borrow such sums of money as it may require for its purpose.

4.   Objects and functions of Institute

   The functions of the Institute shall be–

   (a)   to assume responsibility for the development of educational programmes within the United Republic having regard to objectives specified by the Government and to undertake the evaluation of courses of study and practices on the basis of such objectives;

   (b)   to undertake analysis, review and revision of curricula and syllabi;

   (c)   to initiate, promote and supervise such changes in the syllabi and educational programmes as are necessary for the implementation of the national policy on education;

   (d)   to specify the standards of equipment, instruments and other devices which may be used for educational purposes in schools, colleges and other institutions of learning or training;

   (e)   to provide facilities for and to undertake the production of equipment, instruments and other devices for educational use;

   (f)   to conduct training programmes in such subjects associated with the development of curricula and syllabi as the Council may from time to time decide;

   (g)   to collect and make available to the Government and other public authorities information on methods of teaching, content of courses of study and current technological development in education;

   (h)   to give advice and make recommendations on such matters relating to curriculum reform as the Minister may refer to the Institute;

   (i)   to give advice and assist the Government and other public authorities in the United Republic on matters relating to the achievement and maintenance of high standards of competence in teaching;

   (j)   to conduct examinations on subjects within the competence of the Institute and to grant diplomas, certificates and other awards of the Institute;

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