Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology

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Hon. Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba
Minister
 
 

 

 

 

Hon. Gabriel Kuc Abyei
Deputy Minister

 

Minister's Profile:

 

 

 

Mandate:

 

Implement policies, plans, programs, and general coordination of higher education, science and technology in tertiary institutions in the Republic of South Sudan

 

Vision:

 

Achieve relevant, sustainable and quality higher education accessible to qualified South Sudanese by 2020.

 

Mission:

 

Ensure that higher education institutions [HEI] in South Sudan meet the national and global standard. 

 

Motto:

 

Quality and Relevance for Modernization of HEIs in South Sudan

 

 

Core values:

 

  1. Strive for academic excellence
  2. Endeavor for research and community service excellence
  3. Promote good corporate governance
  4. Enhance professionalism and integrity in service delivery
  5. Improve clients and stakeholders care
  6. Ensure team-work and respect for partnership
  7. Endeavour for creativity and innovation
     

Functions:

 

  1. Equitable access to tertiary institutions in South Sudan
  2. Improve and expand infrastructures of existing HEIs
  3. Develop effective and efficient management system and service deliver in HEIs
  4. Solicit funding to manage HEIs in South Sudan
  5. Promote private sector and bilateral donors investment in tertiary education
  6. Establish a legal and policy framework for higher education institutions
  7. License private HEIs and evaluate programs
  8. Align HEI operated by other line Ministries
  9. Ensure that HEIs meet national, regional and global market demands
  10. Promote research, science and technological innovation and skills transfers for national, regional and global development
  11. Strengthen cultural ties through partnerships and bilateral donors.

 

Structure:

 

The Ministry has two wings: the executive and strategic wings. The executive wing is headed by a Minister, who is aided by a Deputy Minister and an Undersecretary in addition to an advisor to Ministry. This wing is also supported by six directorates. The Strategic wing is also chaired by the Minister supported by the General Secretariat and Specialize Committee. The latter’s main role is policy development while the initial is operations. Please, click here for the organogram.

 

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology has six directorates, namely:

 

  1. Directorate of Administration and Finance
  2. Directorate of Planning and Budgeting
  3. Directorate of External Relations and Training
  4. Directorate of Admission and Evaluation
  5. Directorate of Private, Foreign and Philanthropic Institutions
  6. Directorate of Technical and Technology Innovation
  7. Secretariat of the national Council for Higher Education with its Specialise Committees

 

The directorates are technical and professional units headed by a Director General, who is supported by a number of directors, deputy directors, inspectors and other support staff. 

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

  1. Implementing the new salary structure
  2. Expanding infrastructure: renovation and Rehabilitation of physical structure
  3. Relocating students and personnel back to the South Sudan
  4. Expanding equitable access to South Sudanese student
  5. Absorption of former staff/students who returned from the North
  6. Building the Ministry Complex, Admission Headquarter and a polytechnic
  7. Provision of transport means to universities
  8. Admission of fresh students
  9. Seeking MOU with Sudan on the status of South Sudan Students continuing in the North
  10. Provision of scholarship to academic staff for staff development
  11. Provision of financial support to study abroad students
  12. Soliciting loans to build world class universities in south Sudan
  13. Coordinating South Sudan Universities
  14. Developing South Sudan Education Strategic Plan
  15. Monitoring and evolution of South Sudan universities
  16. Registration of private, foreign and Philanthropic tertiary institution
  17. Attending conferences and training in higher education
  18. Soliciting for funds to efficiently and effective manage HEIs
  19. Promote gender equity
  20. Recruitment of cadres

 

Publications and Documents:

 

  1. Approved Salary Structures for South Sudan Universities
  2. Education System in South Sudan
  3. Ministry's Achievement in President's 100 days pledge
  4. Ministry of Higher Education Policy Framework
  5. Organogram of the Ministry of Higher Education

 

 

Contacts:

 

Name

Position

Email

Phone 1

Prof. Sibrino Forojalla

Undersecretary

 

095550460

Akon Akoon Lual

DG Administration. & Finance.

 

0121533071

Sisto Otim Oywak

DG Planning & Budgeting

sistootim@yahoo.com

0955107417

Anthony Sebit Secondo

DG Admission & Evaluation

 

0919533913

 

DG Private, Foreign & Philanthropic

 

 

Benjamin Apai

DG External Relations &Training

 

0912171635

Gideon Kuc

Acting DG Technical & Technological.

 

0913269907

 

 

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

 

This article was updated on Nov 28, 2011