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 serve and facilitate developments in the Papua New Guinea Higher and Technical Education Sector for economic, social 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.