Source: Global Campus 21
An interview with Dr. Bakary Diallo, African Virtual University, about his experiences at the conference and the importance of e-learning in Africa.
Dr. Bakary Diallo is a native of Senegal and a Canadian citizen. Next to French and English he speaks Bambara, Wolof and Mandigo. He taught at the Secondary Level in Senegal from 1988 to 1997 before joining the University of Ottawa in 1997. Diallo earned a PhD in Educational Administration with a focus on the introduction of ICT in Higher Education Institutions. From July 2001 to July 2005 he worked at the University of Ottawa as part-time teacher at the Faculty of Education as well as a Consultant of Integration of ICT in Education at the Center for University Teaching. Diallo joined the African Virtual University in 2005. He held several senior positions within the organization before his appointment as Head in April 2007.