The mission of the Department is to provide opportunities for professional development and advancement of knowledge through instruction in foundation courses which form essential bases for meaningful understanding of issues in education; involvement in conducting and supervising research projects; and establishment of links with other institutions both local and international, for improved and effective delivery of education.
- To provide professional development and understanding in the foundation disciples that relate to philosophy, psychology, sociology and management, for the effective functioning of teachers and other educators.
- To offer a conducive teaching and learning environment in the foundation courses which are designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers and other educators.
- To conduct research and disseminate research results of relevance to the field and to educational problems in Eswatini.
- To provide consultancy services geared toward the solution of problems in the education system of Eswatini.