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Who We Are

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.

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  • CHE Launches Quality Assurance Ambassadors

    The Council on Higher Education launched Quality Assurance Ambassadors on 25th August 2021. These are esteemed and highly experienced professionals in different fields. They are going to support quality assurance initiatives of CHE in general, and in particular with programme accreditation and registration of qualifications on the Lesotho Qualifications Framework. CHE is grateful to all

    September 6, 2021
  • CHE Implements the Lesotho Qualificatins Framework (LQF)

    The Council on Higher Education (CHE) has been mandated by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) to implement the Lesotho Qualifications Framework (LQF) as part of its extended mandate. Implementation of LQF involves…More Info

    February 18, 2021
  • Setting the Record Straight

    The Post Newspaper, Volume 7, Issue 05 of January 28 – February 3rd 2021 featured an article entitled Quality Assurance, Whose Quality? CHE welcomes this type of interventions as they carry the potential to further clarify the role of the CHE to members of the public. However, such interventions must be presented in a way

    February 18, 2021

    Dr. Mohlalefi Sefika is the newly appointed Chairperson of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) for a period of five years. He was appointed by His Majesty King Letsie the Third in terms of Section 6 (1) (a) of the Higher Education Act, 2004 with effect from 1st October 2020 as published in the Government Gazette

    November 25, 2020

Corporate Values


We strive for honesty, fairness and objectivity in all our dealings with institutions and other stakeholders.

Accountability and Transparency

We are committed to being fully accountable to those we serve, and strive to become transparent, tolerant, respectful, and sensitive in leading the transformation of higher education in the country

Good Corporate Governance

We dedicate ourselves to good governance by upholding such principles as responsibility, honesty, trust, openness and respect for others.

Commitment to quality Education

We are committed to promoting and fostering quality Higher Education 


We are committed to upholding and maintaining high standards of professionalism when providing services to all our clients, be they institutions, organizations or individuals

Open-mindedness and Innovation

We will be a learning organization which values the combined strength of its team as well as other points of view in pursuit of quality and creativity in education


We value the collective wisdom that emerges from sustainable and beneficial partnerships with public and private organizations both locally and internationally


We commit to being fair in our conduct to all our stakeholders and to all those affected by our operations

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