Alex Mahe Mukizwa

Alex MAHE MUKIZWA is the Systems Strengthening Lead for the UK-AID funded Building Learning Foundations (BLF) programme being implemented by a consortium consisting of Education Development Trust - EDT (the consortium lead), VSO and the British Council.

For the last 4 years, he has been working alongside national and district level Government departments to bring immediate and lasting change in the education sector. He has been supporting the efforts and initiatives by the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC), the Rwanda Basic Education Board (REB) and the National Examination and School Inspection Authority (NESA) to strengthen systems at National, District, Sector and school levels, through: Promoting better practices in data collection, management, analysis and use, resulting in improved planning, decision-making and accountability.

Before joining the BLF, Alex was an Education Advisor for VVOB Rwanda. For more than 5 years, he has coordinated VVOB’s work on professional learning communities of school leaders and served as the gender focal person under programs funded by the former DFID (currently FCDO) and the Belgian government.

Before joining VVOB, he taught nursery and primary classes and worked with the Rwanda National Youth Council as the Coordinator of a Youth Friendly Centre in Huye. Alex holds a Master of Education in Educational Planning, Management and Administration from Mount Kenya University and a BA from the University of Rwanda College of Education (URCE).