Minister Blade Nzimande has acted quickly, after recently announcing the departure of Gwebs Qonde from the Director General (DG) role at Department for Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Minister has announced the appointment of Dr Nkosinathi Sishi as the new DG.
Dr Sishi is not new to the Post-School Education & Training (PSET) sector, nor the DHET, and arrives with 35 years experience in different spheres of government, and state-owned enterprises.
Please see attached for the appointment letter.
We congratulate Dr Sishi on the appointment, and look forward to a successful time ahead. There certainly is much work to be done – as we collectively move into an era of reconstruction, with the emphasis on reducing inequality, poverty, and unemployment. We need to recreate our future after the destruction of the COVID-19 pandemic.