Cornelia Muganda

Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Open University of Tanzania

Professor Cornelia K. Muganda is an associate professor of education and has extensive experience in educational management, teacher education, open and distance learning and gender issues. She has served as a teacher and a senior educational administrator in Tanzania. At the Open University of Tanzania (OUT), Muganda has worked as a teacher educator, researcher and consultant in education and social matters. She has also held educational leadership responsibilities as a member of the University Council; director of the Institute of Continuing Education; coordinator of Commonwealth Youth Development work (CYP) Diploma for East Africa; president of OUT Convocation, coordinator of Gender mainstreaming and HIV/AIDS activities and the director of Library Services. Currently, she is the acting deputy vice chancellor (Academic) of OUT.

Muganda has been recognized among champions of Open Education Resources (OERs) development and use in Tanzania. She has been a country coordinator of Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) program and has undertaken a lead in the integration of OERs in the Diploma in Primary Education Program (the first in Tanzania). In 2012 she got an award of Excellence in E-learning from the World Congress on E-Learning

She holds a PhD in Education from Massey University (New Zealand), MEd in Administration from University of Toronto (Canada) and a BA with Education from the University of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania).