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Our Department is the government agency responsible for coordinating higher and technical education and research, science and technology in Papua New Guinea. We work in collaboration with a range of Government agencies and other partners to provide the advanced skills, knowledge and innovation required for PNG’s sustainable social, economic and environmental development.

Vision:To lead the country’s higher and technical education sector in producing world class skills and expertise and innovative research for economic growth and nation building.

Mission:To provide the best policy direction and support systems to enhance the quality, access and relevance of higher and technical education and research for Papua New Guinea by 2017.