Minister of Education and Training
HONOURABLE ’MAKABELO PRISCILLA MOSOTHOANE
Honourable ’Makabelo Mosothoane was born on February 09,
1952 in Kanye, Botswana. She is married with four sons
and three grand-children.
Honourable Mosothoane was appointed to the position of
the Minister of Education and Training in June 2012. She
was elected a Member of Parliament for Hlotse No. 13
representing the Lesotho Congress for Democracy in May
2012. In 2003 she was elected the President of the
Lesotho Red Cross, a position she holds to date.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education, which
she obtained in 1982 at the National University of
Lesotho (NUL). In 1973 to 1975, Honourable Mosothoane
enrolled with the Prince Marina Hospital in Botswana to
pursue nursing studies where she obtained a Diploma in
Nursing. She completed her Cambridge Overseas Schools
Certificate (C.O.S.C) at Gaborone Secondary School in
the position of Principal of Leribe English Medium School in 1991. As a
Principal, she was tasked to pioneer the road to establish a high school and
whereby she ran the Pre-School, Primary and High School.
Secretary for Leribe English Medium Primary School Management Committee from
1987 to 1990.
Member of the
Management Committee of Leribe English Medium Primary School in 1986.
Ntloana Tšoana and Hlotse High Schools
Served as a
volunteer at the Red Cross Society since high school to date
Vice President of the National Red Cross Society in 1999
Vice President of the National Red Cross Society in 1995
Chairperson of the Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS)- Leribe Division and
Member of LRCS National Executive Committee in 1988
Secretary of the Leribe Division in 1985
Coordinator in Women in Business in 1990 to 1997
Association of Teachers (LAT) District Treasurer
travelled the world in efforts to combat HIV and AIDS, address hunger and
emerging disasters and alleviate human suffering.
leadership, Leribe English Medium School (LEMS) is presently enjoying top
class recognition in the country due to its outstanding performance
nationally at PSLE, JC and COSC.