Mission of the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport

Under its constituting law, the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport carries out its activities in the fields of preschool, elementary and secondary school education, and in the fields of recreation and sports. Its activities are primarily focused on:

  • promoting education, recreation and sports
  • contributing, by promotion, development and support in those fields, to raising the level of scientific, cultural and professional achievement as well as the level of participation in recreation and sports activities for the population of Québec and its individual members
  • taking coordinated action with the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology to foster the continuity, development and integration of educational pathways
  • contributing to the harmonization of its orientations and activities with general government policy and with economic, social and cultural needs