Dr. Bakary Diallo has been working in the education sector for the last 19 years as a secondary school teacher, an academic, a consultant, a project administrator and a researcher.
He joined the African Virtual University (AVU) http://www.avu.org, an Intergovernmental Organization based in Nairobi, Kenya, which specializes in Open Distance and Electronic Learning in August 2005. He held several senior positions within the organization before his appointment as the CEO/Rector of the AVU in August 2007.
Prior to joining the AVU, he worked at the University of Ottawa as a part-time Lecturer at the Faculty of Education from July 2001 to July 2005, and as a Consultant of Integration of ICT in Education, at the Center for University Teaching. He taught at the Secondary Level in Senegal from 1988 to 1997 before joining the University of Ottawa in 1997. His latest research activities focus on the use of ICT in higher educational institutions.
Dr Diallo is also a member of the Re.ViCa International Advisory Committee (IAC)