Minister of Basic Education (South Africa)


Minister of Basic Education (South Africa)

The Minister of Basic Education is a Minister in the Cabinet of South Africa, with the responsibility of overseeing the primary and secondary education 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 latter now being the responsibility of the Minister of Higher Education and Training.

Ministers with responsibility for Basic Education

Minister Ministry Incumbency Under
Sibusiso Bengu Education 1994-1999 Nelson Mandela
Kader Asmal Education 1999-2004 Thabo Mbeki
Naledi Pandor Education 2004-2008
Education 2008-2009 Kgalema Motlanthe
Angie Motshekga[1] Basic Education 2009 Jacob Zuma

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