Julius Jwan is the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Early Learning and Basic Education.
He served as the Director/CEO at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD).
Prior to joining KICD, he was the Director – Programmes and Technical Services at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC). He has worked as a lecturer at Moi University rising from the position of a Tutorial Fellow to Senior Lecturer.
The PS has in the past year been at the forefront of the education sector, giving direction on various issues such as the recent unrest that saw over 31 dormitories burnt. Jwan announced the Ministry's order that directed the closure of all schools.
Jwan has published widely on educational leadership and management in international journals and book chapters.
He is also a winner of the Best Doctoral Thesis Award by the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) in 2011.