Sierra Leone Education Sector Plan 2022 - 2026

Transforming Learning for All

Two pupils read a book in a classroom in Sierra Leone


The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) and the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education (MTHE) in Sierra Leone, came together to produce a single Education Sector Plan (ESP) that is cognisant of the major priorities of both ministries, whilst ensuring the full alignment of all interventions and activities. At the heart of the plan are learners – all learners. This becomes quickly apparent as you read through the document and go through the monitoring and evaluation framework.

This plan will be implemented under the shadow of a distant war, which affects the wellbeing of all nations, and at a time when the spectre of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) still hangs over the world. Neither Ebola nor COVID-19 was anticipated when the immediately preceding ESP was being drafted, and both necessitated changes to deal with the new reality. Given the prevailing circumstances, it is therefore possible that changes might be required during the course of implementing this plan. These changes are not expected to be major given the resilience that the system has shown in the past. as well as Sierra Leone’s past experiences and the sector’s preparedness for emergencies.

Cover page of Sierra Leone's Education Sector Plan 2022 - 2026
Government of Sierra Leone
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The full version of the plan is available for download.