Emmanuel Sebahutu is an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Rwanda, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Centre for Conflict Management. He has been involved in the university education as both a lecturer and an administrator since 2006. He is currently a PhD candidate in Educational Communication and Technology at Moi University, Kenya.

Emmanuel holds a master’s degree in Social and Educational Research Methods from the former Kigali Institute of Education (KIE), Rwanda, and a Bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in Education from the former National University of Rwanda (NUR), Rwanda. In 20013, both KIE and NUR were merged with other Rwandan public higher learning institutions to form the current University of Rwanda (UR).

Emmanuel has attended a number of trainings and a series of advanced seminars and conferences on research design, implementation, data management and analysis, academic writing, and research dissemination. He also attended advanced seminars and courses on public and population health, educational management, dynamic pedagogy, and education and social sciences research. He has also been trained in educational technologies focusing on the integration of digital technologies and media in teaching and learning.

Emmanuel is an experienced education manager and administrator at both university and secondary school levels. He has served, respectively, as the Deputy Academic Registrar and Academic Registrar of NUR, the Academic Registrar of UR Huye Campus, the College Registrar of the UR College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS). Prior to starting his career in university education, Emmanuel, respectively served as an Officer in charge of good conduct/behaviour of pupils at a secondary school, deputy principal/head teacher in charge of studies, and a principal/head teacher of a secondary school.


Emmanuel research interests are divided into three categories which are to some extent linked to the role of ICT in peace education and conflict management, health education and promotion in conflict related situations, and integration of ICT at different levels of education in general.

  1. ICT and digital technologies in peace education and conflict management


  • Integration of ICT in peace education, conflict prevention and management, peace building and post-conflict reconstruction
  • 21st Century skills for peace education and conflict prevention and management
  • Role of internet and social media in democratisation processes and people’s revolutions
  • Digital and media literacy education in the management of the dark-side of cyberspace with regard to peace promotion and fight against terrorism
  • Education in war/conflict zones or among war or conflict displaced people


  • Implementation of policies and the school curriculum  with regard to education for peace and conflict management
  • Informal education for peace and conflict management


  1. Health education and promotion in conflict and war zones
  • Health education and promotion in general
  • Health education in war and conflict zones, and refugee camps
  • Women’s sexual and reproductive health rights in conflict or war zones


  1. ICT in education in general
  • Integration of ICT in teaching/learning processes
  • ICT in the management of educational institutions


  • Currently I don’t teach as I am on a study leave for my PhD training


  • Emmanuel Sebahutu is a member OSSREA (Organisation of Social Science Research in East Africa), Rwanda Chapter. He loves reading, scientific and history related documentary films, jogging and playing football.
  • He is an alumni of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) which is a one of the programmes of the African Population Health Research Centre (APHRC).