NIYOMUGABO Cyprien

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(+250)788430759 / (+250)738430759
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niyomugabocyprien@gmai.com
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Prof. Cyprien Niyomugabo (PhD) is the Dean of the School of Education at University of Rwanda - College of Education. Additionally, he serves as the Chairman of the Rwanda Academy of Language and Culture of the Republic of Rwanda. He is a member of the African Academy of Languages of the African Union.  He holds a PhD degree in Applied Languages Education, a PGCLTHE, a Masters and a DEA in Linguistic Science, a BA in African Languages and Literatures. His area of research is mainly on Bilingual Education, Mother Tongue and Second Language Education, Language Management, and Glottopolitics in Education, Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Settings, as well as Lexicography with application to African languages (especially Kinyarwanda and Kiswahili). He is currently leading many innovation projects, he has published many articles, books and dictionaries, and he has supervised many Masters and PhD research projects mostly in the field of Language Education.