Government Agencies in Mauritius
- Government Agencies
- Policy and Plans
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Human Resources is responsible for education and training and coordinates provision between the government, donors, NGOs and the community. Public spending on education was 3.9% of GDP in 2006. In January 2009, the Ministry of Education’s project, From Individual to Community: Quality Teaching in Mauritius, was selected as a finalist in the 2009 Commonwealth Education Good Practice Awards. The Human Resources Development Council (HRDC) provides various training development services, including the Government Empowerment Program and the Training Incentive Scheme, while the Industrial and Vocational Training Board (IVTB) has 12 training centres that provide courses in more than 60 different fields. The Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) develops, implements and maintains the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
Public spending on education was 3.1% of GDP in 2009.
The national vision for tertiary education envisages Mauritius as a regional knowledge hub and a centre for higher learning and excellence, where tertiary education is relevant to the needs of students in the country and the wider region; and open and distance learning increases access to post-secondary education and lifelong learning, both locally and regionally.
|Government Agencies organisations in Mauritius|
|Human Resource Development Council (HRDC)||
|Industrial & Vocational Training Board||
|Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA)||
|Ministry of Education and Human Resources||
|Tertiary Education Commission of Mauritius||