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Minister of Education (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Education is Mahdzir Khalid, since 29 July 2015.

Minister of Education
Incumbent
Mahdzir Khalid

since 29 July 2015 (2015-07-29)
Ministry of Education
Style Yang Berhormat Menteri (The Honourable Minister)
Member of Cabinet of Malaysia
Reports to Parliament of Malaysia
Seat Level 10, Block E8, Parcel E, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62604 Putrajaya
Appointer Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation 1955 (1955)
First holder Abdul Razak Hussein
Deputy P. Kamalanathan
Chong Sin Woon
Website www.moe.gov.my

The minister is supported by two Deputy Minister of Education, P. Kamalanathan and Chong Sin Woon.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Education.

List of ministers of educationEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Education, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Abdul Razak Hussein
(1922–1976)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Education 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Khir Johari
(1923–2006)
MP for Kedah Tengah
Alliance (UMNO) 1957 1960 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I • II)
Abdul Rahman Talib
(1916–1968)
MP for Kuantan
Alliance (UMNO) 1960 1962 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Abdul Hamid Khan Sakhawat Ali Khan
(1900–1974)
MP for Batang Padang
Alliance (UMNO) 1962 1964 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Abdul Rahman Talib
(1916–1968)
MP for Kuantan
Alliance (UMNO) 1964 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Khir Johari
(1923–2006)
MP for Kedah Tengah
Alliance (UMNO) 1965 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Abdul Rahman Ya'kub
(1928–2015)
MP for Payang
Alliance
(BUMIPUTERA)
1969 1970 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
  Hussein Onn
(1922–1990)
MP for Johore Bahru Timor
Alliance (UMNO) 1970 1973 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Mohamed Yaacob
(1926–2009)
MP for Tanah Merah
Alliance (UMNO) 1973 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
  Mahathir Mohamad
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
BN (UMNO) 1974 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Musa Hitam
(b. 1934)
MP for Labis
BN (UMNO) 1978 1981 Hussein Onn
(II)
Sulaiman Daud
(1933–2010)
MP for Santubong
BN (PBB) 1981 1984 Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
  Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) 1984 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
  Anwar Ibrahim
(b. 1947)
MP for Permatang Pauh
BN (UMNO) 1986 1991 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV)
Sulaiman Daud
(1933–2010)
MP for Petra Jaya
BN (PBB) 1991 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV)
  Najib Razak
(b. 1953)
MP for Pekan
BN (UMNO) 1995 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(V)
Musa Mohammad
(b. unknown)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 1999 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
  Hishammuddin Hussein
(b. 1961)
MP for Sembrong
BN (UMNO) 2004 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II • III)
  Muhyiddin Yassin
(b. 1947)
MP for Pagoh
BN (UMNO) 2009 2015 Najib Razak
(I • II)
  Idris Jusoh
(b. 1955)
MP for Besut
BN (UMNO) Second Minister of Education 2013 2015 Najib Razak
(II)
Mahdzir Khalid
(b. 1960)
MP for Padang Terap
BN (UMNO) Minister of Education 29 July 2015 Incumbent Najib Razak
(II)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Minister of Education". Ministry of Education, Malaysia. Retrieved 14 March 2017.