The Ministry of Education (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação), also known as MEC, an initialism derived from its former name Ministry of Education and Culture (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação e Cultura), is a cabinet-level federal ministry of Brazil.
|Formed||14 November 1930|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of Brazil|
|Headquarters||Brasília, Distrito Federal|
|Annual budget||R$ 101,3 billion (2015)|
It is tasked with coordinating national education policy and daily affairs, from early childhood to the post-graduate level.