"An educated Tanzanian with the requisite knowledge, skills, ability and positive attitude that add value in National development."
Ministry core functions are:-
Policies on Education, Research, Library Services, Science, Technology, Innovation, Skills, Training Development and their implementation;
Basic Education Development through Teachers Training Accreditation and Professional Development;
Talents Identification and Development;
Management of Folk Development Training;
Management of National Qualification Framework;
Skills Mapping and Development;
Teachers’ Professional Standards Development;
Schools Accreditation and Quality Assurance;
Education Press Services;
Promotion of Application of Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics;
Development of Local Expertise in Science, Technology and Innovation;
Research on Science and Technology;
Performance Improvement and Development of Human Resources under this Ministry;
Extra-Ministerial Departments, Parastatal Organizations, Agencies, Programmes and Projects under this Ministry.