Christine Niyizamwiyitira has more than 11 years of teaching and research experience, including as a lecturer at the University of Rwanda. She has also led the Department of ICT in Education at Rwanda Basic Education Board for nearly five years. Niyizamwiyitira led the ICT in education policy implementation in alignment with the competency-based curriculum for basic education. She led the ICT technical working group for ICT in Education, which brings together the government and education partners towards ICT in education.
Niyizamwiyitira has a Ph.D. in computer systems engineering from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden, as well as a master’s in telecommunication engineering and a bachelor’s in computer science from Korea University of Technology and Education in South Korea and the National University of Rwanda, respectively. She has research interests in education technology, data science, and emerging technologies.