• Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

    Malcolm X
  • Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

    Albert Einstein
  • The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

  • Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.

Welcome to the Ministry of Education and Training

Quality education our commitment

Education has been one of the major strategies for promoting socio-economic development in Lesotho since independence. As a result the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has prioritised education as one of its major poverty eradication tools. To this end the goal of the Ministry of Education and Training has been to ensure accessibility, quality, equity and relevance in the education sector.

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More than


schools built

More than


schools under the feeding program

More than


free primary schools

More than


educators employed


The learner Resilience Programme coordinated by the HIV…

Sunday, 06 Jan 2019

Why Is Adolescent Health Important

Adolescence is a critical transitional period that includes the biological changes of puberty and the need to negotiate key developmental tasks, such as increasing independence and normative experimentation. The leading causes of illness and death among adolescents and young adults are largely preventable. Health outcomes for adolescents and young people are grounded in their social environments and are frequently mediated by their behaviors. Behaviors of young people are influenced at the individual, peer, family,…

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Monday, 26 Nov 2018

In a bit to assist Lesotho high school with computer laboratory, the honourable minister of education and training professor Ntoi Rapapa in collaboration with Vodacom Lesotho handed over a fully equipped computer lab to the school on the 23rd May 2018.

Speaking at the occasion, the honourable minister congratulated parents of Lesotho high school for paying school fees for their children using vodaom M-Pesa and stated that in this trying economic times, it takes a lot of dedication and commitment…

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