Biography: Poncelet O. Ileleji

Poncelet O. Ileleji
Computer Scientist,
Gambia YMCAs
Poncelet O. Ileleji is a computer Scientist by Profession with 23 years in the field; he has been involved with the use of ICT as a tool for sustainable development both as a lecturer, researcher and consultant for the Gambia YMCAs, where he is the coordinator of the computer training centre and digital studio.

He has also served as consultant for several projects in Africa covering ICT for D, Learning, Technologies and Education, Internet Governance and Health Informatics. He served also as an International Coordinator for the International YMCA of New York, International Camp Counselor Program.

Poncelet served as the country coordinator for the World Links program in the Gambia during the program life cycle in The Gambia from 2001 to 2005, The program was funded and initiated by the World Bank and it adopted a constructivist approach to teaching with ICT that emphasized a shift away from teacher centered lecture-based instruction towards student-centered, project-based learning during the program life cycle from 2001 to 2005 in the Gambia.

Some of his research work carried out including Consultant Research 4 Life Ghana Assignment for WHO  and research for affordable Internet in 5 West African countries He is the Lead for Jokkolabs Banjul located at its centre premises  at the Gambia YMCAs Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio.