Education institutions get new bosses

On 20 February 2021 at 08:49

The cabinet meeting held yesterday took various to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic and made new appointments in different Government institutions whereby the majority of new appointees were assigned to the education sector.

These include Dr. Bernard Bahati appointed Director General of National Examination and School Inspection Authority (NESA). He has been a lecturer at the University of Rwanda.

The institution was created recently and published in the Official Gazette in October 2020.

NESA is mandated to promote quality education in primary schools and vocational training schools (TVET) offering short or long term training packages.

Dr. Nelson Mbarushimana has been appointed the Director General of Rwanda Basic Education Board which took some duties of former Rwanda education Board ((REB).

Dr Mbarushimana is an expert in curriculum development with over 17 years of experience in education sector.

The cabinet meeting also appointed Dr. Sylvie Mucyo as the Deputy Vice Chancellor in Charge of Training, Institutional Development and Research at Rwanda Polytechnic.

Dr. Mucyo has previously served as the Deputy Programme Coordinator at the University of Rwanda. She is a board member of Rwanda Meteorology Agency.

Among others, Dominique Ingabire has been appointed the Principal of IPRC Karongi.

Other appointments:

Ministry of Education (MINEDUC)

Pascal Gatanazi, Chief Technical Advisor

Christophe Nsengiyaremye, Director General of Sector Planning , Monitoring and Evaluation

Rose Baguma, Director General of Policy and Analysis

Jimmy Christian Bukusenge, Director General of Corporate Services

Eric Niyongabo, Advisor to the Minister of State in charge of TVET

National Examination and School Inspection Authority:

Vianney Augustine Kavutse, Head of Department of Basic Education and TVET Quality Assurance

Dr. Alphonse Sebaganwa, Head of Department of Basic Education and TVET Examination

Angelique Boneza, Division Manager of Basic Education and TVET Quality Standards

Rwanda Basic Education Board:

Leon Mugenzi Ntawukuriryayo, Head of Teacher Development, Management, Career Guidance and Counselling Department

Rwanda Polytechnic:

Dr. Aimable Nsabimana, Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Administration and Finance

Rwanda Technical and Vocational Education and Training Board:

Solange Uwamahoro, Head of Training Management Department

Aimable Rwamasirabo, Head of Curriculum and Instructional Materials Development Department

IPRC Karongi:

Leonard Manirambona, Deputy Principal in Charge of Academics and Training