The Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES) is responsible for the conduct of all national assessments. This includes the PSAC Examinations, the National Assessment at Grade 9, the Pre-vocational Examinations, the SC and HSC Examinations. The MES also conducts over a hundred professional and technical examinations on behalf of international examination bodies.
The Mauritius Institute of Education is a parastatal institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, responsible for Teacher Education, Curriculum Development and Research. The MIE is at the core of Education. It is responsible for the development of the curriculum for the pre-primary, primary and secondary education sectors in the Republic of Mauritius. It also shoulders the responsibility for the development of all teaching and learning resources such as textbooks and digital materials. It is centrally concerned with the professionalisation of other key sectors such as the Early Childhood Education' and the ‘Special Education Needs'.