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Jolly M. Rubagiza

29 Jun 2022

Jolly M. Rubagiza

Brief Profile

Jolly Rubagiza holds a PhD in Education from the University of Bristol in the UK. She has a long career in academics and leadership positions in Rwanda. Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies. Until July 2020, she was the Acting Director General at the Rwanda Management Institute (RMI), which is a training, research and capacity building institution for public and private sector employees in Rwanda. Before joining Rwanda Management Institute in 2017 as the Deputy Director General, she was the Director of the Center for Gender Studies at UR. Throughout her teaching, research and leadership career, she has led and engaged in different research and consultancy projects, taught at different levels, (both undergraduate and Post-graduate) conducted various trainings, mentored girls and young women and provided leadership at different levels. Jolly has published scholarly articles and teaching materials on various topics including ; Gender and Education, Peace Building and Social Cohesion in Education, Gender and Local Governance, ICT in Education, HIV/AIDS, and others. Jolly is also an active member of a number of women’s organisations in Rwanda, and an Advisory Member to several institutions within and outside Rwanda.

Publications :

"• Rubagiza, J., Umutoni, J., Iyakaremye, I. (Forthcoming) Gender related intricacies that influence female students’ participation at Higher Education in Rwanda. International Journal of African Higher Education

• Innocente Uwineza, Rubagiza, J., Theoneste Hakizimana, Jean Uwamahoro. (2018) Gender attitudes and perceptions towards mathematics performance and enrolment in Rwandan secondary schools. Rwandan Journal of Education –Volume 4 –No 2 (2018)

• Innocente Uwineza, Rubagiza, J., Theoneste Hakizimana, Jean Uwamahoro. (2018) Gender attitudes and perceptions towards mathematics performance and enrolment in Rwandan secondary schools. Rwandan Journal of Education –Volume 4 –No 2 (2018)

• Innocente Uwineza, Rubagiza, J., Theoneste Hakizimana, Jean Uwamahoro. (2018) Gender attitudes and perceptions towards mathematics performance and enrolment in Rwandan secondary schools. Rwandan Journal of Education –Volume 4 –No 2 (2018)

• Rubagiza, J., Umutoni, J., and Kaleeba, A. (2016) Teachers as Agents of Change : Promoting Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion in Schools in Rwanda. Johannesburg, UNISA- University of South Africa. Education as Change Vol (20). No. 3, pp. 202-224.

• Muriisa, R.K., Rubagiza, J., and Rwabyoma, A. S. (2016) Gender and HIV/AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa : Rethinking Men and HIV/AIDS Mitigation Uganda and Rwanda. Rwanda Journal Series B : Social Sciences. Vol (3), pp. 101-122.

• Uworabayeho, A., Rubagiza, J., Olivero, F., and Sutherland, R. (2013) Participatory professional development : ICT and mathematics education in Rwanda, in L. Tikly and A. Barrett (eds) Education Quality and Social Justice in the Global South. Challenges for policy, practice and research. London and New York, Routledge, pp 181-195.

• Aikman, S., Halai, A., and Rubagiza, J. (2011) Conceptualising gender equality in research on education quality, Comparative Education. Special Issue (41). 47 (1), pp.45-60.

• Rubagiza, J., Were, E. and Sutherland, R. (2011) Introducing ICT into schools in Rwanda : Educational challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Educational Development. 31 (1), pp.37-43.

• Uworwabayeho, A., Rubagiza, J. and Sutherland, R. (2009) ICT and education in Rwanda Case study ; a case study in ICT4D Information Communication Technology for Development (2009), Cambridge University Press

• Rutayisire, J., Kabano, J. and Rubagiza, J. (2004) Redefining Rwanda’s Future : The Role of Curriculum in Social Reconstruction ; Chapter in Education, conflict and social cohesion, UNESCO/IBE"

Contacts :
Email : jo.rubagiza @gmail.com
Tel. +250 788405717
Twitter : @rubagiza

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