The Ministry of education, Women Affairs and Culture (MEWAC) is responsible for the administration of the education system and for the improvement of women. It wishes to foster a policy environment in which teachers can operate effectively, and where students can participate and achieve to a high standard. It also ensures that the education system is able to respond quickly and effectively to social and economic trends as they emerge, and can meet the diverse needs of different communities, employers, and the wider society. Its role is to empower other people through its leadership, support of the infrastructure, and through its assistance of those who are at risk of underachievement.
MEWAC‟s priority in the medium to longer term will be to improve education and enhance institutional mechanism to advance women‟s affairs by strengthening its own capability and effectiveness. Improved internal systems will be needed and better relationships with the wider education sector. The focus will be placed upon: educational outcomes, policy advice and implementation, resource delivery, monitoring and accountability, local empowerment, and fostering effective strategic relationships.
- To ensure the country is provided with skilled and competent manpower needed for sustainable development;
Hon. Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva - Prime Minister of Tonga and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Minister for Education & Training
Rayln 'Esau - Acting CEO of Education & Traning
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