The Agency for the Development of Educational Management (ADEM) is an Executive Agency inaugurated under the Executive Agencies Act, Cap.245. ADEM is mandated in improving education management in Tanzania through provision of training, research and consultancy services. The establishment of the Agency is in tandem with the Government initiatives for realisation of the Constitution of the United Republic Tanzania and Vision 2025 which requires every Tanzanian to be educated. In order to implement the Vision 2025, the education sector need knowledgeable personnel who are able to supervise and manage institutions including educational institutions. ADEM is operating through three Campuses in Bagamoyo, Mwanza and Mbeya.
The Headquarters is located in Bagamoyo town, 66 km North East of Dar es Salaam, ADEM- Mwanza Campus is located in Mwanza City, at Rock City Mall, Wing C, Second Floor, while ADEM-Mbeya Campus is located in Mbeya City, new Forest Area near Mbeya Regional Hospital, opposite to MSD (Medical Stores Department).
Originally, ADEM was known as Management Training of Educational Personnel (MANTEP) Institute established in 1978. The former MANTEP institute and later ADEM are entrusted to train educational personnel (Teachers, Head of School, Education Officers, School quality Assurance Officers, School Committee, School Boards and School Owners and Managers in Education Leadership, Management and School Quality Assurance, in both short Courses and Long Course programmes.
Currently, the long courses offered includes a one year Certificate in Education Leadership, Managament and Administration (CELMA), a two year Diploma in Education Management and Administration (DEMA) and a two year Diploma in School Quality Assurance (DSQA). Either, the Agency has completed the Bachelor's Curriculum for Educational Quality Assurance Management (BEQAM) to be offered at the Agency from October 2022.
Dkt. Siston Masanja Mgullah