Eswatini is cognisant of the importance of education and skills development in supporting national development aspirations and goals, which include accelerated growth and global competiveness. It accepts that education and skills development, as embraced in human capital development, is a critical pillar for growth, poverty eradication and social cohesion. The mission of the Education, Training and Skills Development Sector (ETSDS) therefore is:“To provide relevant, quality and affordable education and training opportunities for the entire populace of the Kingdom of Eswatini in order to develop all positive aspects of life for self-reliance, social and economic development and global competitiveness”.

The vision is: “Attainment of equality in educational opportunities for all pupils of school going age and adults irrespective of their socio economic background, with the ultimate goal of enhancing their productive capacity, thus improving the quality of their lives.”

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