Our courses are mainly in-service courses for the three different sectors: Pre-Primary, Primary & Secondary. For all our in-service courses, the prospective trainee must be already employed in a school in the Republic of Mauritius and her/his application must be duly sponsored by her/his employer. These schools are:

  • State Secondary Schools

  • Private Secondary schools under the aegis of the Private Secondary Schools Authority

  • The Industrial Vocational Training Board

  • Pre-Primary Schools duly registered with the Pre-Primary Schools Trust Fund

  • Other private schools offering full time courses- like Le Bocage International School, Lycée Le Labourdonnais,

Pre-Service Training: Secondary Sector

MIE offers pre-service training as follows:

  • PGCE for University Graduates- One year Full Time
  • Teacher's Diploma for HSC holders - Two years Full Time
  • Teacher's Diploma can be followed by B.Ed  - Two Years Full Time*

    Note: These are fee paying programmes offered to Mauritian Nationals only.

    * It is possible for someone to join a secondary school after obtaining a Teacher's Diploma and later on join in the Part-Time B.Ed Programme. In that case the trainee will be eligible for sponsorship of the employer and will not be paying any tuition fee.

Bachelor in Education

The MIE offers a B.Ed (Honours) to holders of the Teacher's Diploma of the MIE. This Programme is offered in association with the University of Mauritius. It is advertised in the press by the University of Mauritius.

M.A. Education

M.A. Education is offered jointly with the University of Brighton, UK. It is a taught programme offered at the MIE by tutors of the University of Brighton, assisted by tutors of the MIE. This is a fee paying programme.


Training for Primary School personnel

Pre-Service training

We offer pre-service training for all trainees (General Purpose, Asian Languages, Arabic) for the primary sector. After successfully completing the Teacher's Diploma Primary, trainees are eligible for employment in State Primary Schools and Schools under the Bureau of Catholic Education (BEC).


How to apply for a Course at the MIE

Applications for training to work in any primary school must be made through the:

  • Public Service Commission, Forest-Side, Mauritius 

  • Bureau of Catholic Education, 1 C. Antelme Street, Rose-Hill.

Note: Adverts appear in the Press. The MIE does not admit any pre-service trainee for the primary sector  directly.

In Service Training- Primary sector

All in-service training, trainees are selected by the Ministry of Education or the Bureau of Catholic Education.

Pre-Primary & Secondary Schools personnel

  •     Watch for our regular advertisement in the press and in our website.

  •     Our adverts usually appear in the month of September for January intakes  and May for July intakes.

Also consult our Guide to Training at the MIE for further information.

For further information contact us

Applications must be made online through the MIE website http://apply.mie.mu