With the ambition to transform Mauritius into a high-income economy, the Government is committed to developing and promoting new economic pillars to broaden the economic space, thus stimulating sustainable growth and development.
The healthcare sector has been identified as a sector of immense potential. The Economic Mission statement has the ambition to revamp the higher education sector and position Mauritius as a leading provider of quality education in the region.
In this regard, Polytechnics Mauritius has taken the mission to contribute to a skills-driven economy, with a sharp focus on quality education as well as a strong anchor in experiential learning.
Our National Diploma in Nursing Course aims to train nurses of high caliber to cater for the high demand of nurses in the health sector. There will soon be a high demand of nurses in the oncology field, in the cardiac field, in the mental health field, and other specialized areas.
In line with the government mission, Polytechnics Mauritius aims to train these nurses.
The Ministry of Tourism aims to propel the tourism sector as a key engine of growth and broaden the tourism product portfolio. This will include eco-tourism, spa and wellness tourism, cruise tourism, cultural tourism, business tourism and sporting events. The United Nations has even designated year 2017 as the international year of sustainable tourism for development. According to forecasts, the tourism sector is expected to grow further at a yearly rate of 5% up to 2020.
In line with the Ministry’s mission, Polytechnics Mauritius has made a collaboration with HTMi, a leading hotel and tourism management institution in the world, which is ranked 14 in the latest QS World University Ranking for Hospitality and Tourism. The primary reason is to address the middle management gap in Mauritius and to offer courses that match the development of the country.
The focus of HTMi is to provide each student with high quality education to meet the ever evolving needs of the hotel and tourism industry in Mauritius and abroad.
The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation has the vision to position the ICT sector as the main pillar of the Mauritian Economy. In a rapidly growing digital world, it makes sense to ensure that the ICT culture permeates all levels of society, thus bridging the digital divide to the extent that is possible.
Mauritius has emerged as an international and competitive ICT destination and is steadily positioning itself as a regional ICT Hub. Over the years, the ICT sector has experienced a rapid and sustained growth. Many foreign companies have set their bases in Mauritius for ICT related activities.
The Mauritian government aims to transform Mauritius into a Cyber Island. In line with that mission and to address gaps in a qualified workforce to live up to the standards, Polytechnics Mauritius has set out on a mission to train top-notch employees to feed the market.
Polytechnics Mauritius is paving its way towards creating a highly qualified workforce to meet the needs of the Mauritian economy.