Our Offices Are Open Mondays To Fridays

We have a range of booklets available at our offices

Please feel welcome to come and buy pamphlets and books

We Are Located in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu

Meet Our Team

Participants for ODL Financing, Budgeting and Costing training

We have in house printing equipment

Our Training room

Welcome To Malawi College of Distance Education Official Website

MCDE is a department of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology with its headquarters in Blantyre, Malawi. It has three sub offices: Mzuzu in the North, Lilongwe in the Centre and Blantyre in the South. MCDE's educational services cover the entire country. Each of the administrative districts of Malawi has at least an open secondary school (OSS) or study centre (SC). These are institutions where enrolled learners receive academic and administrative support. Read More

Mandate & Values

The College derives its mandate from the Education Act No. 19 of 2013. Sections 18 – 20 establish the College’s mandate which is to provide education and training through open and distance learning.

 Our Values 

  • Impartial
  • Committed to Service
  • Accountable
  • Respectful
  • Ethical