The Education sector of UNESCO focuses on six programmes:

  • Sector-wide policy formulation, planning and management;
  • Literacy and lifelong learning;
  • Teachers;
  • Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET);
  • Education for Peace, human rights and global partnership;
  • All these from early Childhood care education to higher education.

Interdisciplinary programmes led by Education Sector

  • HIV/AIDS and Education;
  • Education for Sustainable Development.

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

The NatCom together with the Department of Environment were both selected to lead the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014. In the Post 2015 Era, the two shall lead the country in the implementation of the Global Action Plan on ESD. ​

ThakaKhoali-SMEF Mathematics and Science Project

Based at Education Facilities Unit and under the Lesotho National Commission for UNESCO the project implements projects that promote the Teaching and Learning of Maths and Science through the establishment of Thakakhoali Science clubs, the use of ICT in teaching and learning