Particulars of Organization, Functions and Duties [Section 4(1) (b) (i)]
Aims and objectives of the public authority. The aims of the Board shall be to provide secondary and higher secondary education and, for this purpose grant recognition to the required number of such schools in the territory; to pay special attention to the improvement of the secondary and higher secondary education so that it meets the required needs and standards of economic and social development; to provide adequate facilities for educational and professional advancement of socially and educationally backward communities; to take such steps and such measures as may lead to intellectual, academic, physical and cultural development of the youth.
Mission/Vision statement of the public authority. — Not applicable —
Brief history and background of establishment of the public authority. After liberation of Goa all the schools were affiliated to Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. A need was felt to have independent education board for the state of Goa. Hence Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education was established on 15th August, 1975.