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About Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Mandate and Core Business
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is the custodian of the Malawi's Education Sector as well as all matters relating to Science and Technology. The Ministry is the Government arm that is responsible for providing policy guidance and direction on all education, science and technology issues.

The vision for the education sector is to be a catalyst for socio-economic development, industrial growth and instrument for empowering the poor, the weak and voiceless. Education enhances group solidarity, national consciousness and tolerance of diversity. In essence, the sector wishes to ensure better access and equity, relevance and quality, and good governance and management in all institutions from basic education to higher education.

The mission of Ministry of Education, Science and technology is to provide quality and relevant education to the Malawian nation. Such education should enable people to acquire relevant knowledge, skills, expertise and competencies to perform effectively as citizens, workforce and as leaders of Malawi, thereby reducing poverty amongst the people of Malawi.


Address: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Capital Hill Circle, Private Bag 328, Capital City, Lilongwe 3, Malawi.

Telephone: +265 1 789 422 / +265 1 789 416
Fax: +265 1 788 184  /  +265 1 788 064
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