Summary of publication
This is the guiding strategy for Vanuatu's first sector-wide approach that explains Vanuatu's education goals, policies, planned programs and management for improving education 2007-16.
The Vanuatu Education Sector Strategy emphasises Vanuatu's intention to become self-reliant in education. It commits the Ministry of Education to lead assistance for education from other Government of Vanuatu agencies and donors. Seven goals for 2007-2016 encompass: universal primary education; bi-lingual secondary, technical and higher education; more relevant and accessible curriculum, materials and assessment systems; professionally qualified, productive, well-supported teachers for every school; all schools' education, management and facilities meet a sustainable minimum standard; a more effective, productive, accountable, transparent, better-governed and decentralised education system guided by results-based management; and stronger national, provincial and local partnerships, and empowered school communities.