Reginah Mhaule, Ms

Title: 
Ms
Initials: 
R
Surname: 
Mhaule
Name(s): 
Reginah
Date Of Birth: 
Friday, December 1, 1961

Ms Reginah Mhaule is Deputy Minister of Basic Education from 30 May 2019.

Ms Reginah Mhaule was appointed Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation from 27 February 2018 to 25 May 2019.

  • Member of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa from February 2018.
  • Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation from February 2018.

 Academic qualifications

  • Currently studying towards a PhD to be completed in 2018 at the University of Fort Hare.
  • Master’s in Public Administration in 2012 at the University of Pretoria.
  • Project and Programme Management in 2008 at the University of Johannesburg.
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) in 2002 at the then University of Potchefstroom (now North-West University).
  • Further Diploma in Education in 1997 and BA degree in 1996 at UNISA.
  • Secondary Teacher’s Diploma in 1990 at Mgwenya College of Education.

Career positions

  • MEC for Education (2009 – 2018).
  • Senior Manager of Transport Administration and Licensing at Mpumalanga Department of Roads and Transport (2006 – 2009).
  • Councillor at Mbombela Local Municipality (2003 – 2006).
  • Executive Mayor at Mbombela Local Municipality (2003 – 2006).
  • Speaker of Council at Mbombela Local Municipality (2000 – 2003).
  • Deputy and Acting Principal at Sibukosetfu Secondary School in Mpumalanga (1998 – 2001).
  • Educator at Nkambeni Primary School (1985 – 1988).
  • Educator at Magashule Primary School in Limpopo (1980 – 1982).

Membership positions

  • Member of the African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) (2018 – Present).
  • ANC NEC Subcommittee on Education and Health.
  • NEC deployee in Northern Cape.
  • ANC Women’s League (2010 – Present).
  • Chairperson of Political Subcommittee (2016).
  • Chairperson for Social Cluster:
    • Education
    • Health
    • Human Settlements
    • Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation.
  • Member of the Budget and Finance Committee (2009 – 2014).
  • Member of the Provincial Legislature (2009 – 2018).
  • Member of the African Peer Review Mechanism.