Ministry of Education Science & Technology





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The mission of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is:

  1. 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 reduce poverty amongst the people of Malawi.
  2. To promote science and Technology and ensure science-led development.

To realize the vision and its mission, and in accordance with these strategic priorities, the education sector has defined three thematic areas of intervention during the ten year period of the current National Education Sector Plan (2008 – 2017), namely:

  1. Expand equitable access to education to enable all to benefit
  2. Improve quality and relevance of education to reduce drop-out and repetition and promote effective learning.
  3. Improve governance and management of the system to enable more effective and efficient delivery of services.


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Contact Information

Ministry of Education, Science & 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