Governance in Papua New Guinea

The Ministry for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology is responsible for the effective development of an education system that will enable the nation of Papua New Guinea’s future development. Other government education agencies include the Commission for Higher Education, which is responsible for coordinating and delivering higher education effectively within the allocated resources available. In terms of accreditation, foreign students must have credit passes at form IV level in English, mathematics and sciences in order to be considered for acceptance to the higher education institutions in the country.


Department of Education
Port Moresby
Tel: +675 301 3555
Minister: Nick Kuman

Office of Higher Education
Port Moresby
Tel: +675 301 2051
Minister: David Arore

Governance in Papua New Guinea
Department of Education
Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology