Education is a public body that is responsible for administrative affairs of formal and non-
formal education including primary, secondary, vocational and technical education, special
education, school counselling services and lifelong learning. Policy making, monitoring the
implementation of educational policies; monitoring and evaluation of educational environments, programs, materials, student affairs and social activities; making research, planning and developing projects to meet the educational needs are among the activities of the directorate.
Eskişehir Odunpazarı Directorate of National Education supervises 40 primary schools, 37 secondary schools, 28 high school, 6 Schools for pupils with special needs, 21 private schools. The director and the head officers are in charge of 5405 teachers and 69.913 students.