Dr. Audrey Mwansa is the COE Partnership & Monitoring and Evaluation Lead on the USAID Transforming Teacher Education Activity. She is responsible for maintaining relationships with the COEs as well as leading the monitoring and evaluation of the activity.
Mwansa has over 15 of experience providing leadership and support to local and international education projects and programs and has a thorough understanding of development and development education. She has held a number of senior management positions including: National Advisor Institutional Leadership and Management on the DFID ZESSTA facility, Deputy Chief of Part on the USAID Read To Succeed Project, Senior Manager for the SADC Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Program; Education Adviser in the Embassy of Ireland and OVC Advisor on the USAID CHANGES2 Program. She has vast experience working education as a teacher, school administrator and university lecturer. She is experienced in change management, monitoring and evaluation and supports human and organizational development through participatory approaches. Mwansa has developed systems for monitoring and tracking scholarship support, programs and provided facilitation for In-service Teacher Education, School Improvement Planning, Performance Management, Education Leadership and Management, Facilitation Skills and Results Based Management. She has carried out training of staff and stakeholders with support from a range of development organizations including DFID, USAID, UNESCO, WFP and UNICEF as well as government departments and community groups.
Mwansa has a Doctoral degree in International Education and Development; a Master of Science in Educational Management, an advanced diploma in Education, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Sociology and a Primary teachers certificate.