minister for education
He was Secretary of State for Defence from 2 November 2017 to 1 May 2019. He was Chief Whip (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) from 14 July 2016 to 2 November 2017.
- early years
- children’s social care
- teacher recruitment and retention
- the school curriculum
- school improvement
- academies and free schools
- further education
- apprenticeships and skills
- higher education
The Education Council provides a forum for strategic policy on school education and early childhood development coordination nationally. Visit the Education Council website for more information on the Council.
The current Minister for Tertiary Education is Andrew Barr MLA.
Responsibilities of the Minister for Education
Ms Williams leads the government’s education programme, which includes reducing infant class sizes, delivering the most equitable and progressive student support system in Europe, and transforming the school curriculum.
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Mr. Shafqat Mahmood Chairs Ed-Tech Partners meeting to promote technology driven education, in Islamabad on July 27, 2020
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Mr. Shafqat Mahmood presided over 16th Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) on 6th May, 2020. Schools, Colleges and Universities opening and exams schedule was discussed. Different views were expressed by all Provincial Education Minsters. Final decision by PM in NCC meeting.