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22 – 24, 2023

OEB speaker Papa Youga Dieng

Papa Youga Dieng

Program Coordinator, Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, Senegal

Papa Youga Dieng works for the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) as Coordinator of the Initiative francophone pour la Formation à Distance des maîtres (IFADEM), in Institut de la Francophonie pour l'Education et la Formation , based in Dakar (Senegal), since 2017. IFADEM is a distance learning program for the capacity building of teachers in 15 francophone countries in Africa, Haiti and Lebanon.

Former Board member of Open Education Global, Dieng has a rich and long experience in the development and implementation of e-learning programs in Africa and across the Francophonie.

Prior to Join IFEF in Dakar, Dieng works in OIF’s Headquarter in Paris, was project Manager of the NEPAD e-Schools Initiative in the e-Africa Commission in Pretoria (South Africa), and Inspector General of National Education, responsible for ICT in Senegal. He is a former Professor of Physics and Chemistry, a trainer in the Senegalese in-service training institution (SFC), Head of the Science and ICT office in the Ministry of Education, and he was also the Coordinator of RESAFAD.

Papa Youga Dieng is a citizen of Senegal. He holds a D.E.A. (Master’s) in Education from Rouen University, France, the DUTICEF, Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg, (now a Master’s in ICT in Education), a certificate for teaching in secondary schools, FASTEF University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal, an a B.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal