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About the Ministry

The Ministry of Science Technology and Vocational Training was established in 1992 through a Presidential Order No. 42 with the main function of developing science and technology and provision of technical education and vocational training.

The Ministry has reformed the provision of technical education vocational and entrepreneurship training by implementing government policy on Technical Education Vocational and Training. This has involved redefining the role of the Ministry by the creation of Technical Education, Read More....

Latest News Headlines

Recruitment of Assistant Director Technical - Zamb...21 Aug 2015 08:06 - Spriano Banda

The Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA) was enacted by Parliament under Act No. 13 of 2011 to provide [ ... ]

Report on Technical and Vocational Education and T...05 Mar 2014 09:19 -

The Government of Zambia, through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training has been [ ... ]


Mission Statement

“To effectively facilitate and promote the development and application of science and technology; and provision of technical, vocational and entrepreneurship skills for sustainable national economic growth and improved quality of life ”.

Our education system

Easy to startThis section provides information about the Zambia education system. How it works, the guiding policies and the resourcing we provide to the education sector. Read more...

Policy and strategy

Docs / SupportCurrent focus is on building a world-leading education system that equips all Zambians with the knowledge, skills and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century. Read more...

Better Public Services

Native RTL SupportCreating a public sector that responds effectively to the needs and expectations of Zambia. The Ministry is the lead agency on boosting skills and employment. Read more...