The Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture (MESC) is mandated to carry out its duties and functions under the:

  • Ministerial and Departmental Act 2003

  • Public Services Act 2004

It also has responsibilities for:

  • Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2012 - 2016

  • MESC Strategic Policies and Plan July 2006 - 2015

  • Education Act 2009

  • Education Amendment Act 1992/1993

  • Compulsory Primary Education

  • Education Sector Plan 2012 - 2016

  • Public Service Regulations 2004

  • Public Finance Monies Act 2001

  • Ministry of Youth, Sports and Cultural Affairs Act 1993

  • Cabinet Directives