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Check Out The Reason Minister Angie Motshekga Has Remained The Minister Of Education For So Long

Minister Angie motshekga is well known in the political field and she has been in the role of being the minister of lower education for a long time now. The minister is clearly doing a great as she keeps getting reinstated to the position every time the president sets up his cabinet and chooses his ministers.

The minister is well known to a lot of parents that have kids going to school but a lot of people do not know about her qualifications or why she has been in the position she is currently in for so long, so lets take a look in some of the positions she has occupied before being the minister of education and some the qualifications she has obtained that put her in a position to become a minister of education.

Minister Angie finished her primary schooling in different schools then went to high school in a boarding school in the town of Matatiele. She then finished her Bachelors of Arts degree in Education from the University of Limpopo, then later went on to obtain a Bachelor of Educational science degree and also her Master's degree from the University of Witswatersrand.

The minister started her journey as a high school teacher back in 1981 till 1983, where she then got a post as a lecture at the Soweto college of education. Her time there did not last as she later on became a lecture at the University of Witswatersrand until 1994.

The ministers political background is a long one that started while she was still teaching, in short here are the political position she has assumed over the years.

  • She held a position of national convener of teacher unity talks which eventually became the South African Democratic Teachers Union.
  • She was also a regional chairperson of the African National Congress Women's League.
  • The minister later became the deputy provincial Secretary of the ANC Women's League
  • She was also the chairperson of the educational committee of gauteng Provincial Legislature
  • She has also served as the national president of the ANC Women's League in 2008
  • Then in 2009 Angie Motshekga became the minister of basic education till this day.

Her political background and educational qualifications and Accomplishments clearly shows why she is better suited for position and why she has held the position for so long.


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