Functions of the Commission

Coordinating

Coordinate and oversee the work of national Kiswahili Councils and other member institutions;

Promoting

Promote and enhance collaborative relations with development partners and organizations with similar objectives

Training needs

Identify Kiswahili training needs and address them through such efforts as curriculum review and development, reform, change and innovation, teaching/learning methods, development of instructional materials and research and dissemination;

Collaborating

Strengthen collaboration in regional research and assist Partner States develop Centers of advanced study and Research in Kiswahili

Facilitate policies

d) Facilitate the development of regional Kiswahili policies for the exchange of staff and students in Kiswahili institutions and monitor the effectiveness of such policies;the development of regional Kiswahili policies for the exchange of staff and students in Kiswahili institutions and monitor the effectiveness of such policies;

Encourage

Encourage the use of Kiswahili in the conduct of official business and public life within the Community.