The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) is now advertising for interested applicants for the Higher Education Panel of Experts.

This panel will consist of experts/specialists in various fields/professions that can provide expert advice to the DHERST and the National Higher and Technical Education Board (NHTEB) for its Higher Education Institutional Registration and Programme Accreditation processes.


  • Have extensive years of experience in their respective professions.
  • Have some background in academia.
  • Some background/experience in higher education quality assurance will be a bonus.

A list of applicants will be presented to the NHTEB for approval. Successful applicants that are included in the Panel will be contacted from time to time when their service is required. Please note that this is not a full time job.

If you are interested, forward a cover letter and your CV to:

The Secretary
Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology
P.O. Box 5117
National Capital District

Or email your application to:

For further information, you can call (Ms) Wilma Paka on phone (675) 301 2029, 301 2091 or 301 2085 or send your queries to the above email address.

Your application should be submitted by the 31st of May 2017.

David Kavanamur

David Kavanamur

Professor David Kavanamur is the Secretary for the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology (DHERST).

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