Minister of Higher Education and Training
Minister of Higher
Education and Training
|Department of Higher Education and Training|
|Inaugural holder||Blade Nzimande|
|Formation||11 May 2009|
|Website||Department of Higher Education and Training|
The Minister of Higher Education and Training is a Minister in the Cabinet of South Africa, with the responsibility of overseeing the higher education and training components of the Department of Education. Before 10 May 2009 the portfolio formed part of the Ministry of Education, with responsibility for both basic education and higher education, the former now being the responsibility of the Minister of Basic Education.
Ministers with responsibility for Higher Education
|Sibusiso Bengu||Education||1994-1999||Nelson Mandela|
|Kader Asmal||Education||17 June 1999 - 2004||Thabo Mbeki|
|Blade Nzimande||Higher Education and Training||2009||Jacob Zuma|
- "Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the appointment of the new Cabinet". South African Government Information. 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
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