Question NW1818 to the Minister of Basic Education

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07 August 2017 - NW1818

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Mashabela, Ms N to ask the Minister of Basic Education

(1)Which entities reporting to her (a) have a board in place and (b) do not have a board in place, (i) of those that have a board, (aa) when was each individual board member appointed and (bb) when is the term for each board lapsing and (ii) how many (aa) board members are there in each board and (bb) of those board members of each entity are female; (2) with reference to entities that do not have boards in place, (a) who is responsible for appointing the board and (b) when will a board be appointed? NW2026E

Reply:

UMALUSI RESPONSE

(a) Umalusi has a Council in place as the Accounting Authority.

(i) Below is the information as requested regarding the Council of Umalusi:

Name

Appointment date (aa)

Term lapsing (bb)

1. Prof. JD Volmink

Chairperson

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

2. Prof. ND Kgwadi

(Deputy Chairperson)

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

3. Dr MS Rakometsi

(CEO: Umalusi)

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

4. Prof. PAD Beets

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

5. Prof. N. Baijnath

CEO: Council on Higher

Education (CHE)

1 October 2015

8 June 2018

6. Ms F Dada

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

7. Mr MHW Ehrenreich

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

8. Mr NT Johnstone

1 September 2015

8 June 2018

9. Mr D Hindle*

15 December 2016

8 June 2018

10. Dr MJ Maboya**

 

1 July 2016

8 June 2018

11. Dr EB Mahlobo

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

12. Prof. MG Mahlomaholo

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

13. Prof. L Makalela

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

14. Dr R Mampane

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

15. Adv. MJ Merabe***

15 December 2016

8 June 2018

16. Prof. MLE Monnapula - Mapesela

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

17. Mr E Mosuwe****

24 October 2016

8 June 2018

18. Mr V Naidoo*****

CEO: Quality Council for Trades

and Occupations (QCTO)

1 June 2017

8 June 2018

19. Mr JS Samuels

CEO: South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

7 June 2014

8 June 2018

(*) Replaced Professor Loock who resigned on 10 December 2015 as member of Council.

(**) Appointed Deputy Director – General: Curriculum Policy, Support and Monitoring at the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and replaced Mr Mweli, Director – General: DBE in Council.

(***) Replaced Dr L Becker who resigned on 20 June 2016 as member of Council.

(****) Appointed Head of Department of Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) and replaced Dr N Sishi as a representative of Heads of Education Departments Committee (HEDCOM) in Council.

(*****) Appointed CEO of QCTO and replaced Ms Joyce Mashabela – the former CEO of QCTO.

(II) Umalusi Council:

(aa) Number of members:

The Council for the period 8 June 2014 to 7 June 2018 consists of 15 members appointed by the Minister of Basic Education and the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Umalusi, the Council on Higher Education (CHE); Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO); and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Minister also appoints one of the members as Chairperson. The Council is responsible for policy and overall governance, with the day-to-day management delegated to the Chief Executive Officer.

(bb) Number of female board members:

Four members:

  1. Ms Fathima Dada;
  2. Dr Mamiki J Maboya;
  3. Dr Ruth Mampane; and
  4. Professor Mabokang Monnapula-Mapesela.

SACE RESPONSE

1. (a) The South African Council for Educators (SACE) has a Council and not a Board.

(b) Not applicable to SACE.

(aa) The Council members were appointed on 1 August 2013.

(bb) The term of the current SACE Council is coming to an end on 31 July 2017.

(ii) (aa) there are 30 Council members (inclusive of the Chairperson and Acting CEO).

(bb) Females: Seven (7).

2. (a) (b) Not Applicable to SACE.