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Masekholomi
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MISSION STATEMENT OF LESOTHO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
LAC is committed to providing professional education and training, promoting research and community outreach and providing guidance on commercialized agriculture, through combining quality theory,practical and research methodologies.

VISION STATEMENT OF LESOTHO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
By 2030 LAC shall be a center of excellence, guided by appropriate competent graduates, and responsiveness to clientele needs. These are the pillars of our development agenda.

To what extent does it reflect your understanding of sustainable development?

The mission and the vision of our institution reflects the the definition of SD as it provides quality education that will enable graduates to be competent and respond to the clientele needs. As most courses offered in our institution are practical oriented, learners are being empowered and motivated so that they can improve their life, in particularly for employment and entrepreneurship.

To what extent does it reflect the definition of sustainable development that reads “Sustainable Development is development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”? Do you think this is needed or not?
To a larger extent as LAC is aimed to provide quality education. When learners obtain quality education they will be motivated and empowered so that they can improve their lives and respond to the needs of the community.

To what extent does your institution’s Vision and Mission statement reflect the objectives of ESD and the GAP?

To larger extent because it encompasses the cognitive, socio-emotional and behavioral learning objectives. The skills and knowledge that are acquired are very transformative as they integrate sustainability principles, empower and mobilize youth through new research methodologies, community outreach and respond to the clientele needs.

How would you reframe/restate your of institution’s Vision and Mission statement to more substantively reflect SD and ESD (based on your understandings of these concepts and your context)?

VISION STATEMENT
BY 2030 LAC shall be a center of innovation and excellence, guided by appropriate research, renowned for competent graduates who are responsive to present and future clientele needs. These are the pillars of our development agenda.