Pre-Service Specialist, Soma Umenye Program Thacien Mwiseneza
Thacien Mwiseneza is an education expert with more than 10 years of experience supporting development of instruction materials, teacher training, coaching and mentoring in pre-service and in-service systems. Currently, he is a pre-service specialist for the USAID Soma Umenye early grade reading program in Rwanda. Previously, Thacien worked for Right to Play International as a training specialist, where he helped incorporate play-based learning approaches in the Rwandan curriculum, developed teacher training materials, and conducted teacher trainings. Thacien has led the review of teacher education curriculum in Rwanda, and he has led the development of a tutor’s guide, books for students, and pre-service and in-service education training materials. Thacien holds a Master’s degree in Education Planning Management and Administration.