This office is headed by Rev. Fr. Julius Muthamba who is the Diocesan Education Secretary. The mandate of the education department in the Catholic Diocese of Kitui is to continue the mission of the church to use our institutions of learning as centres of evangelization and beacons of light to accomplish the role of priests and parishes remain pivotal.
The following are its purposes:
- To review the present position of education in the Diocese of Kitui especially with regard to the teaching both primary and secondary schools. Making concrete suggestions on what changes may be necessary in order to make it effective.
- Monitoring implementation of the policies decided on and to recommend how various groups/individuals concerning with education throughout the diocese of Kitui can be best encouraged or assisted in fulfillment of their responsibilities
- To provide guidance and help to the education secretary in decision making on his general programme of work by advising him on any special administrative difficulties that may arise.
The department has the following programs