Our Ministers

We're accountable to the Minister of Education, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills and the Associate Minister of Education.


Minister of Education
Hon Erica Stanford

Minister Stanford is also the:

  • Minister of Immigration.

Minister for Tertiary Education and Skills
Hon Penny Simmonds

Minister Simmonds is also the:

  • Minister for the Environment
  • Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment.

Associate Minister of Education
(Partnership Schools)
Hon David Seymour

Minister Seymour is also the:

  • Deputy Prime Minister from 31 May 2025
  • Minister for Regulation
  • Associate Minister of Finance
  • Associate Minister of Justice (Treaty Principles Bill)
  • Associate Minister of Health (Pharmac).

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