Prof. Christian Depover

Professor of educational sciences of University of Mons, Professor of educational sciences of Sesame Workshop Initiatives India Pvt. Ltd.


Christian Depover is professor of educational sciences at the University of Mons and at the free University of Brussels (Université libre de Bruxelles) in Belgium. He shares his time between teaching, direction of a research department and international counsulting for Unesco, World bank and European Commission.

He is specialized in distance learning, use of ICT in education and analysis of educational policies.

He is the author of numerous books, papers and international reports on education. His main books concern tutoring in distance learning, e-learning in developing countries, learning through ICT…

He is member and reviewer for different associations and scientific journals like : Distances and  Savoirs, Apprentissage des Langues et Systèmes d’Information et de Communication, Sciences et Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication pour l’Education et la Formation  (France), ED- Media (USA), International Review of University Technology and Pedagogy. (Canada), Revista do centro de investigaçao didactica e tecnologia na formaçao de formadores (Portugal), Review of Science, Mathematics and ICT Education (Grèce)

He works as expert for National Agency for scientific research (France), Human Science Research Council of Canada, Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture (Québec), Swiss National Sciences Foundation.

He took part as coordinator in various research program funding by the European Commission : School of tomorrow, Interreg, Educational Multimedia Task Force, Leonardo da Vinci, Socrates, Socrates Lingua, Telematics Applications programme), Petra , Comett, Tempus-MEDA, Lifelong Learning Program.

He is member of numerous scientific associations like : Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la formation et la profession enseignante (Canada), chaire Unesco en développement curriculaire de Montréal, réseau RESATICE (Agence universitaire de la Francophonie)…