About Us

About Council on Higher Education

Welcome to Council on Higher Education

CHE is a statutory corporate body established by Section 4 of the Higher Education Act of 2004. The overall mandate of CHE is quality promotion, quality assurance and to advise the Minister of Education and Training. CHE consists of the Chairperson, eight (8) members appointed by the Minister of Education and Training, two Principal Secretaries and Chief Executive as an ex officio member and Secretary.

Building quality higher education system! (Thuto e phahameng ea boleng!)

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Mission Statement

To provide an enabling environment that defines, monitors and promotes academic excellence in Higher Education in order to enhance national development.

Vision Statement

By 2020, the Council on Higher Education will have developed a system of Higher Education that is effectively regulated, comparable, accessible, equitable and relevant to the development needs of Lesotho.