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An education minister (sometimes minister of education) is a position in the governments of some countries responsible for dealing with educational matters. Where known, the government department, ministry, or agency that develops policy and delivers services relating to education are listed; overseen by and responsible to the education minister.

Contents

1 Country-related articles and lists

1.1 Albania 1.2 Argentina 1.3 Australia 1.4 Bangladesh 1.5 Brazil 1.6 Brunei 1.7 Canada 1.8 Catalonia 1.9 Chile 1.10 People's Republic of China

1.10.1 Hong Kong

1.11 Republic of China 1.12 Croatia 1.13 Denmark 1.14 Egypt 1.15 Estonia 1.16 Fiji 1.17 France 1.18 Germany 1.19 Greece 1.20 Hungary 1.21 Iceland 1.22 Indonesia 1.23 India 1.24 Ireland

2 Examples

2.1 Iraq 2.2 Isle of Man 2.3 Israel 2.4 Italy 2.5 Japan 2.6 Lithuania 2.7 Macedonia 2.8 Malaysia 2.9 Marshall Islands 2.10 Mexico 2.11 Netherlands 2.12 New Zealand 2.13 Norway 2.14 Pakistan 2.15 Peru 2.16 Philippines 2.17 Poland 2.18 Portugal 2.19 Romania 2.20 Singapore 2.21 Slovakia 2.22 South Africa 2.23 Spain 2.24 Sri Lanka 2.25 Sweden 2.26 Switzerland 2.27 Thailand 2.28 United Kingdom

2.28.1 England 2.28.2 Northern Ireland 2.28.3 Scotland 2.28.4 Wales

2.29 United States 2.30 Uruguay 2.31 Vietnam

3 See also 4 References

Country-related articles and lists[edit] Minister of Education
Education
may refer to: Albania[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
and Sciences (Albania)

Argentina[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Argentina)

Australia[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
(Australia)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Bangladesh[edit]

Ministry of Education

Responsible for secondary, vocational and tertiary education in Bangladesh.

Ministry of Primary and Mass Education

Responsible for Primary (Class I-VIII) and Mass (literacy) education in Bangladesh.

Brazil[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Brazil)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Brazil) (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação)

Brunei[edit]

Minister of Education

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Brunei) (Malay: Kementerian Pendidikan)

Canada[edit]

Minister for Alberta Education

Develops policy and delivers services via Alberta Education

Minister for Education
Education
(New Brunswick)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education (New Brunswick)

Minister of Advanced Education
Education
and Skills (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Advanced Education
Education
and Skills (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Minister of Education
Education
(Nova Scotia)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Nova Scotia Department of Education

Minister of Education
Education
(Ontario)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Ontario)

Minister for Education, Recreation and Sports (Quebec)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports (Quebec) (French: Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport

Note: Canada does not have an Education
Education
Minister at the federal government level as education is a provincial responsibility. Catalonia[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
of Catalonia

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education (Catalonia) (Catalan: Departament d'Ensenyament)

Chile[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Chile)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Chile) (Spanish: Ministerio de Educación)

People's Republic of China[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
of the People's Republic of China

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education
Education
of the People's Republic of China (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国教育部; traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國教育部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Jiàoyùbù)

Hong Kong[edit]

Secretary for Education
Education
(Hong Kong)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Education
Education
Bureau (Chinese: 教育局)

Republic of China[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
of the Republic of China

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education

Croatia[edit]

Minister of Science, Education
Education
and Sports (Croatia)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Science, Education
Education
and Sports (Croatia) (Croatian: Ministarstvo obrazovanja, znanosti i sporta)

Denmark[edit]

Minister of Children and Education
Education
(Denmark) (Danish: Børne- og Undervisningsminister)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Danish Ministry of Education

Minister for Research, Innovation and Higher Education
Education
(Denmark)

Develops policy and delivers services via Universities in Denmark

Egypt[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
of Egypt

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Egypt)

Estonia[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
and Research (Estonia)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Research (Estonian: Eesti Vabariigi Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium)

Fiji[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Fiji)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Fiji)

France[edit]

Minister of National Education
Education
(France)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of National Education
Education
(France) (French: Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de la Jeunesse et de la Vie associative)

Germany[edit]

Federal Minister of Education
Education
and Research (Germany)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Federal Ministry of Education
Education
and Research (Germany) (German: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF)

Greece[edit]

Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs (Greece)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs (Greece) (Greek: Υπουργείο Παιδείας, Δια Βίου Μάθησης και Θρησκευμάτων)

Hungary[edit]

Minister of Human Resources of Hungary

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Human Resources (Hungary)

Iceland[edit]

Minister of Education, Science and Culture (Iceland)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Iceland)

Indonesia[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
and Culture (Indonesia)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Culture (Indonesia) (Indonesian: Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan or Kemdikbud)

India[edit]

Minister of Human Resource Development

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ireland[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
and Skills (Ireland) (Irish: An tAire Oideachais agus Scileanna)

Minister of State for Research and Innovation Minister of State for Training and Skills

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education and Skills (Ireland) (Irish: An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna)

Examples[edit] Iraq[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
(Iraq) Ministry of Higher Education
Education
and Scientific Research (Iraq)

Isle of Man[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
and Children (Isle of Man)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education (Isle of Man) (Manx: Rheynn Ynsee)

Israel[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Israel)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Israel) (Hebrew: משרד החינוך‎, Misrad HaHinukh; Arabic: وزارة التربية والتعليم‎)

Italy[edit]

Minister of Education, University and Research (Italy)

Japan[edit]

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbu-kagaku-shō (Japanese: 文部科学省))

Lithuania[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
and Science (Lithuania)

Macedonia[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
and Science

Malaysia[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
(Malaysia) Ministry of Higher Education
Education
(Malaysia)

Marshall Islands[edit]

Ministry of Education
Education
(Marshall Islands)

Mexico[edit]

Secretary of Education
Education
(Mexico)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Secretariat of Public Education
Education
(Spanish: Secretaría de Educación Pública)

Netherlands[edit]

Minister of Education, Culture and Science (Netherlands)

State Secretary for Higher Education, Science and Knowledge, Teachers, Culture

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (Netherlands) (Dutch: Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen)

New Zealand[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(New Zealand)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (New Zealand) (Māori: Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga)

Norway[edit]

Minister of Education Minister of Research and Higher Education

Develops policy and delivers services via the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Education
Education
and Research (Norwegian: Kunnskapsdepartementet)

Pakistan[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
(Pakistan)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Training of Pakistan

Peru[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Peru)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Peru)

Philippines[edit]

Secretary of Education
Education
(Philippines)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education (Philippines)

Poland[edit]

Minister of National Education
Education
(Poland)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of National Education
Education
(Poland) (Polish: Ministerstwo Edukacji Narodowej)

Minister of Science and Higher Education
Education
(Poland)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Education
(Poland) (Polish: Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego)

Portugal[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
(Portugal)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Portugal) (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação)

Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education
Education
(Policy)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education
Education
(Portugal) (Portuguese: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior)

Romania[edit]

Minister of Education, Research, Youth and Sport (Romania)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport (Romania) (Romanian: Ministerul Educaţiei, Cercetǎrii , Tineretului şi Sportului)

Singapore[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
(Singapore)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Singapore) (Chinese: 新加坡教育部; Malay: Kementerian Pelajaran; Tamil: கல்வி அமைச்சு)

Slovakia[edit]

Minister for Education, Science and Sport (Slovakia) Ministry of National Education
Education
(Slovakia) (Slovak: Ministerstvo školstva, vedy, výskumu a športu)

South Africa[edit]

Minister of Basic Education
Education
(South Africa)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Basic Education
Education
(South Africa)

Minister of Higher Education
Education
and Training (South Africa)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Higher Education
Education
and Training (South Africa)

Spain[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Spain)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Spain)

Sri Lanka[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Sri Lanka)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Sri Lanka)

Minister of Higher Education
Education
(Sri Lanka)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Higher Education
Education
(Sri Lanka)

Sweden[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
(Sweden)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Research (Sweden) (Swedish: Utbildningsdepartementet)

Switzerland[edit]

Member of the Swiss Federal Council and Head of the Department of Home Affairs

Develops policy and delivers services via the Federal Department of Home Affairs (Switzerland) (German: Eidgenössisches Departement des Innern; French: Département fédéral de l'intérieur; Italian: Dipartimento Federale dell'Interno)

Thailand[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Thailand)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education (Thailand) (Thai: กระทรวงศึกษาธิการ; RTGS: Krasuang Sueksathikan)

United Kingdom[edit]

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
(United Kingdom)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (United Kingdom)

England[edit]

Secretary of State for Education

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department for Education Department for Education
Education
(UK)

Northern Ireland[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
(Northern Ireland)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department of Education (Northern Ireland) (Irish: An Roinn Oideachais; Ulster Scots: Männystrie o Lear/Depairtment o Leir) Minister for the Economy (Northern Ireland) Develops policy, higher and further Education
Education
and delivers services via the Department of Economy (Northern Ireland) (Irish: An Roinn Fostaíochta agus Foghlama; Ulster Scots: Depairtment for Employ an Learnin)

Scotland[edit]

Cabinet Secretary for Education
Education
and Skills

Develops policy and delivers services via the Scottish Government Learning and Justice Directorates

Wales[edit]

Minister for Education
Education
and Skills

Develops policy and delivers services via the Department for Education and Skills (Wales) (Welsh: Yr Adran Addysg a Sgiliau)

United States[edit]

United States Secretary of Education

Develops policy and delivers services via the United States Department of Education

Uruguay[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
and Culture (Uruguay)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Culture (Uruguay)

Vietnam[edit]

Minister of Education
Education
and Training (Vietnam)

Develops policy and delivers services via the Ministry of Education and Training (Vietnam)

See also[edit]

Right to science and culture Human rights Right to education Right to an adequate standard of living Welfare rights Economic, social and cultural rights Culture minister Cultural genocide Ministry of Education

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